Tom Gerou

Internationally-known Author, Composer,
Pianist, Clinician, Publisher

A man with grey hair and beard wearing black shirt.


The passion and detail-oriented talents of the highly innovative Tom Gerou combines his extensive publishing experience and impressive education to craft outstanding, all-new materials for the discerning musician.


  • Publisher, Composer
    Tom Gerou Music

  • Editor-in-Chief, Piano Strategy 
    Alfred Music

  • Vice President Production 
    Alfred Publishing


Yale University, New Haven, CT
Master of Music
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Music

Honors & Recognitions

170 Active Publications

Great Music & Musicians Books 1 & 2, Essential Dictionary of Music Notation,
Essential Dictionary of Orchestration

Selections featured on current Trinity College London 2021–2023 syllabus, National Federation of Music Clubs Bulletin 2020–2024, and Royal Conservatory of Music 2020-2023 Syllabus / 2022 Piano Edition.


American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers with (ASCAP) Foundation Morton Gould Young Composers Award

Charles H. Ditson Scholar

Jimmy McHugh Composition Prize

Los Angeles Drama Critics Award, Best Musical Score (2)

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Commissioned Composer (2)

Music Publishers Association (MPA) Paul Revere Award (7)

Workshops & Presentations

Workshop Clinician & Session Presenter, Multi-Week Workshop Tours in Australia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, the United States, and Thailand.

Tom’s content creation and design unifies
all creative elements within each publication