Concert Band Music ››  Concert Openers for Concert Band (83)
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Autumn Fanfare
Mekel Rogers - FJH Music Company Inc

Perform this robust fanfare as a grand concert opener for your next program. Composed for younger bands, the music has few technical demands, allowing students to focus on developing a full ensemble sound. The... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
A Call to Celebration
David R. Holsinger - TRN Music Pub. Co.

Two favorite Phi Mu Alpha fraternity songs are highlighted in this short fanfare. The Sinfonia Anthem is an energetic march-like song written in 1908, and Sinfonian Hymn is a serene and... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MAMedium-Advanced
$95.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Full Score Large Size
MAMedium-Advanced
$20.00
Captain Courageous
Rob Romeyn - C L Barnhouse Company

This powerfully bold and regal fanfare will have your developing band sounding beyond their years. The piece opens with a powerful and declarative opening statement. Memorable and flowing melodic lines then... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$6.00
Carnegie Anthem
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

This piece pays tribute to the venerable Carnegie Hall, one of the world's most prestigious performance venues, as well as to vibrant New York City. The opening statement is a bold, brilliant fanfare... view details

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MMedium
$55.00
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$6.00
Clash
Ryan Main - Wingert-Jones Publications

Take your performance to the next level with this stunning concert opener!  An intriguing work that immediately grabs the attention of the audience and holds it through the final measure.  Fresh and uniquely... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Clouds That Sail in Heaven
Todd Stalter - Alfred Music Publishing

You'll capture everyone's attention with this enthralling fanfare based on the hymn All Creatures of Our God and King. Short fragments of the melody are effectively combined with syncopated figures and... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$65.00
Band Set & Score e-Print
MMedium
$65.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Dakota Fanfare
Erik Morales - FJH Music Company Inc

If the audience hasn't had their coffee before the performance, they won't need it after they've heard this aurally caffeinated fanfare!  Flurries of sound in the winds, intense rhythms in the whole ensemble... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MAMedium-Advanced
$90.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Dominance (A Fanfare for Band)
Matt Conaway - C L Barnhouse Company

What a powerful piece for your beginning players!  Your entire band will dominate this concert opener, written using only the first six notes of the Bb scale.  Don't pass up on this opportunity to impress your... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Ecstatic Fanfare
Steven Bryant - Steven Bryant

A short exuberant work from the first movement of Bryant's larger work Ecstatic Waters. Striking and resonant for an effective opening statement at any concert performance.... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$115.00
Additional Score 
$25.00
Falcon Fanfare
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This short and spirited fanfare will start your concert off in a bright and joyful way. Moving tonalities and exciting cluster chords heard throughout the piece are very achievable for bands at this level. The... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Fanfare Heroica
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Using limited ranges and no eighth notes in the winds, this fanfare is an ideal piece for first-year students. From the powerful opening statement to the inviting harmonic progressions that follow, your young... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Fanfare Supernova
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

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BBeginning
$45.00
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BBeginning
$6.00
Fanfare and Flourishes
James Curnow - Curnow Music Press

Here's your next concert opener! This attention-grabbing fanfare is based on Charpentier's familiar Te Deum, and it will definitely have your audience sitting on the edge of their seats! It features... view details

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MMedium
$59.00
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$11.00
Fanfare and Flourishes (Flex Band)
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

A perennial bestseller is now arranged for smaller ensembles. Based on Charpentier's Te Deum, the audience is sure to feel power and brilliance. This exhilarating work is a perfect concert opener... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Band Set & Score e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
MEMedium Easy
$5.00
Fanfare and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Chip Davis/arr. Longfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Adapted from the "Mannheim Steamroller" CD "A Fresh Aire Christmas," this is actually two publications in one.  First is a glorious fanfare in the High Renaissance tradition of antiphonal brass choirs echoing... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$60.00
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MMedium
$7.50
Fanfare for a Celebration
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here is the perfect opening work for any festive occasion, beginning with a thrilling sense of anticipation that builds to the spirited fanfare. The tempo then slows as the mood changes to a more dignified and... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
Band Set & Score e-Print
MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Fanfare for a Holiday Celebration
arr. Robert W. Smith - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Set the stage for your holiday concert with this stunning fanfare for young bands. Gallant musical statements combined with familiar holiday favorites Joy To the World and Hark! The Heralds Angels... view details

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VEVery Easy
$55.00
Band Set & Score e-Print
VEVery Easy
$55.00
Fanfare for a New Age
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Just the selection needed to begin your next concert!  The spectacular sound of the full band chords leave no doubt that the concert has begun. Woodwinds and mallets then establish a rhythmic ostinato.  This... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Band Set & Score e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland/arr. Longfield - Boosey & Hawkes

This may well be the most famous fanfare ever written!  Available for standard wind band instrumentation,  the key has been lowered and technical demands modified so it's playable by a wide range of concert... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Fanfare for the Third Planet
Richard Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

A dedication to our own planet Earth, this impressive piece features a rhythmic vitality throughout, along with fresh harmonies and skilled orchestral devices. Amid the powerful fanfare-like phrases, a brief... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.50
Fanfare for the Unsung Hero
Matt Conaway - C L Barnhouse Company

Stately, dignified and stirring, this powerful and moving fanfare is well suited for school and community groups alike. A brilliant opener for Memorial Day and Veterans Day performances, it's also extremely... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fanfare on Ode to Joy (from "Symphony No. 9")
Beethoven/arr. Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Open your concert with this triumphant fanfare based on Beethoven's Ode to Joy. The scoring provides each section of the band with the melody, as well as beautiful harmonies and dynamic contrasts. The... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Fanfare: Reminiscence and Celebration
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich - Theodore Presser Co

For symphonic band & three offstage brass sextets. First Edition. From the Wind Band Select series. Originally composed for orchestra with three offstage brass sextets, this version has been re-created... view details

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Set of Parts Only 
$95.00
Full Score 
$35.00
Festival Esprit
Travis J. Weller - FJH Music Company Inc

This lively work is an excellent concert opener.  There are numerous meter changes throughout the work, contributing to a lively and energetic feel.  It maintains a single tempo and the changes are easily... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00