Naxos of America is the #1 independent classical music  distributor in the U.S. and Canada; specializing in state-of-the-art physical & digital distribution services, marketing and promotion. Celebrating 25 years in 2012, Naxos has evolved from its beginnings as a budget label to a leading classical music  force. Naxos of America continues to grow as an innovative, forward-thinking organization, ensuring continued success in the ever-changing music industry environment.

Started in 1987, Naxos was the brainchild of Klaus Heymann, with the strategy of recording exciting new repertoire with exceptional talent. Now 25 years later, Naxos of America has become the world’s largest digital distributor of independent classical music, an innovator as the #1 independant classical music physical distributor in the United States and Canada, while continuing to focus on redefining the traditional.


Naxos of America offers a comprehensive suite of services tailored to the labels we distribute, through physical, digital, traditional and non-traditional channels. Naxos of America continues to be on the forefront of innovative distribution, focusing on providing services for today’s music industry and looking to the future.