Classic Festival Solos offers the advancing instrumentalist an array of materials graded from easy to more challenging. There are different titles for each instrument, and an assortment of musical styles has been included in each book for variety. Many of the solos appear on state contest lists. Contains: Abendlied (Stouffer) * Adventures in 5/4 (Tanner) * Ain't Gonna Study No More War (arr. Tanner) * Andante and March (Fox) * Dance of the Slovaks (Bartok, arr. Dishinger) * The Dancing Elephants (Vitale) * Did Your Mother Come from Ireland? (arr. Tanner) * Gold Cup Waltz (Smith) * Hot Taco (Tanner) * Libestraum (Liszt, arr. Tanner) * Outdoor Aire (Tanner) * Spokane (Smith) * Triumphant Trombone (Burgstahler). This title is available in SmartMusic.
Classic Festival Solos, Volume II continues to afford the advancing student the opportunity to find performance materials graded from easy to more challenging, including exposure to a variety of musical styles. Many of these works appear on state contest lists. Contains: Bouree (Forsberg, arr. Johnson) * Canterbury Round (Forsberg, arr. Johnson) * Fantasie (Strauss, arr. Pottag) * March in B-flat (Forsberg, Johnson) * Melody for Jane (Weber) * Nocturne (Forsberg, arr. Johnson) * On Wings of Song (Mendelssohn, arr. Ployhar) * Romanza (Schumann, arr. Johnson/Forsberg) * Russian Dance (Kopprash, arr. Poole) * Sarabande (Brahms, arr. Poole) * Simple Gifts (Traditional, arr. Johnson/Forsberg) * Themes from Academic Festival Overture (Brahms, arr. Ployhar) * To Spring (Grieg, arr. Farkas/Smith).
Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight. This title is available in SmartMusic.
The Breeze-Easy Series features instrumental methods for individual and group instruction, created by experienced teachers John Kinyon and Valentine Anzalone. It is designed to produce the best musicianship in the greatest number of students in lim