About GIA Publications, Inc.

GIA stands for Quality Music and Music Education Resources!

Church music in all styles for today's eclectic church

  • Classic choral works
  • Traditional hymnody
  • Hymnal-coordinated concertato settings
  • Popular "folk"-style music
  • Music for contemporary choirs and ensembles
  • Music for children's choirs and children's "play" songs
  • Religious musicals for children and adults
  • Music for the African-American church
  • World music
  • A growing collection of Hispanic music
  • Handbell music for the church
  • Instrumental music

Music with the musician in mind

  • Coordinated editions
  • Full scores
  • Choral scores
  • Instrumental parts for brass, strings, handbells, and virtually every modern instrument

Music with good liturgy in mind

  • Music for the sacraments and rites of the Church
  • Morning and evening prayer settings
  • Psalm settings in all styles
  • Liturgical dramas
  • Mass settings and sung Eucharistic Prayer settings—more than any other publisher!
  • Weekly music suggestions featured in the GIA Quarterly magazine
  • Help with liturgy planning and preparation through LiturgyHelp.com

Beautiful hymnals
(at the same monthly cost as disposable worship aids—or less!)

  • Gather Comprehensive-Second Edition
  • RitualSong
  • Gather Comprehensive
  • Gather-Second Edition
  • Worship
  • Gather-First Edition
  • Lead Me, Guide Me
  • African American Heritage Hymnal (Protestant-based)
  • Singing Our Faith (children's hymnal)
  • Hymnal for the Hours
  • Hymnal for Catholic Students
  • Hymnal Supplement 1991 (Lutheran)

    In various convenient editions ...

    Pew editions
    Choir books
    Cantor books
    Keyboard accompaniments
    Guitar accompaniments
    Instrumental editions
    Complimentary donor bookplates
    Large print editions (Worship-Third Edition only)

Innovative music education products

  • Guides for teachers
  • Early childhood music development
  • Instrumental instruction
  • Vocal instruction
  • The only truly sequential music curriculum-kindergarten through middle school
  • College and professional texts
  • Music aptitude and achievement tests

Excellent customer service

  • Liberal payment plans to fit parish budgets
  • Fair and competitive pricing
  • Timely shipping

Copyright reprint permission for congregational use

  • Permission easily obtained through OneLicense.net (annual, one-time, or special event licensing)
  • Easy-to-use "reprint boxes" on the back of octavos or available through HymnPrint.net

An extensive catalog for all your needs

  • High-quality compact discs, cassettes, DVDs, and videotapes
  • Inspiring recorded instrumental music
  • Convenient music filing boxes and choral folios
  • The most widely used choral subscription service for church musicians
  • A flexible standing order service for music and book dealers

Of course, we haven't abandoned our roots...GIA (originally the Gregorian Institute of America) still offers more Gregorian chant resources than anyone, including the highly respected Solesmes editions!