Alfred is a family owned and operated Music Publishing Company. It was founded in New York in 1922. In 1975, the company moved to a larger facility in California. In 2005, it acquired the Warner Brother Publishing Company and expanded its business. Alfred Publishing is now an international company.

Alfred is the worldwide leader in educational music. Some of the titles they publish include the Alfred Basic Piano Library series, Masterwork Editions, Dan Coates Collections, Suzuki Methods, Accent on Achievement Band books, Challenger Band series, Highland String Orchestra, and many titles of Concert and Symphonic Band, Sacred and Pop Choral series.