Concert Band Music ››  Concert Openers for Concert Band (83)
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La Peri (Fanfare)
Paul Dukas/arr. Longfield - C L Barnhouse Company

A long-time favorite of brass players everywhere.  Bold, brassy and just the right length, this masterful work, originally for orchestra brass, has been skillfully adapted to concert band instrumentation.... view details

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MMedium
$65.00
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$6.00
Landscapes
Rossano Galante - G. Schirmer, Inc.

This short, exciting overture features plenty of power and musical depth.  Perfect as a concert opener for mature groups, it is a dynamic way to showcase your ensemble. ... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
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$7.50
Liberty Fanfare
John Williams/arr. Bocook - Hal Leonard Corporation

One hundred years after the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in 1886, John Williams was commissioned to compose a fanfare for the re-dedication ceremony. At this event, Mr. Williams led the Boston Pops... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$195.00
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$25.00
The Machine Awakes
Steven Bryant - Steven Bryant

In this work for youth and/or community bands with electronics, experience the sounds of something not human waking up for the first time. From the opening swirling textures, one senses the first hesitant... view details

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EEasy
$95.00
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$20.00
Metrodance
Randall D. Standridge - Wingert-Jones Publications

A visit to New York City inspired this vibrant concert work, supercharged with the urban buzz of one of the most amazing places in the world - the speed of life, and the collision of so many personalities,... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Nemesis
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Highly volatile and remarkably intense, this is the just the type of attention grabber you'll want to include on your next concert.  Named for the god of vengeance and retribution in Greek mythology, this work... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
New Era Fanfare
Randall Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Start your next concert off with this edgy fanfare. The distinctive syncopated melody engages the audiences as it propels the music along. Adding to the texture is the creative use of synthesizer. This opener... view details

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EEasy
$65.00
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$8.00
Prelude to a Celebration
Philip Sparke - Dehaske

A majestic fanfare opens this joyous work before a vibrant theme is presented. Driving rhythms and technical woodwind parts add zest while heralding brasses add a splash of color. A bright concert selection. ... view details

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MMedium
$89.00
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$14.95
Quintology (The Science of Five)
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here is the concert opener you've been looking for!  The title means "the science of five" and couldn't describe this piece any better as many possibilities of 5/4 time are explored and brilliantly displayed.... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$70.00
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$10.00
Rejouissance
Andrew Yozviak - Northeastern Music Publications

Thrill the audience with this joyous, energetic fanfare for advanced groups.  This high-spirited work blazes from start to finish.  The perfect opener to any concert. ... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$75.00
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$8.00
Red Rocks Fanfare
John Bogenschutz - Grand Mesa Music

The beauty and grandeur of the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado is captured magnificently in this exciting fanfare.  The full scoring throughout creates an impressive sound that is perfect as a concert... view details

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MMedium
$60.00
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$8.00
Regency Fanfare
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A bold opening statement for first-year players!  Your beginners will show pride and confidence when they start their concert with this thrilling fanfare.  Scored for confidence and easy to play, it's both... view details

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BBeginning
$50.00
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BBeginning
$50.00
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$8.00
Reign
Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Majestic and regal, this fanfare statement by Robert W. Smith is inspired by the monarchs of European history. The stately melody will highlight strengths throughout the band and make them sound very mature. ... view details

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BBeginning
$42.00
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BBeginning
$6.00
Salute to a Hero
Philip Sparke - Dehaske

A brilliant brass fanfare opens this sparkling piece, further decorated by the woodwind lines.  A central lyrical section brings a mood of calm and contrasts brass and woodwind sections before the fanfare... view details

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MMedium
$50.00
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$5.00
Seven Hills Overture
John Fannin - Alfred Music Publishing

An exciting fanfare that utilizes shifting meter to create a light, happy groove. The title is inspired by the seven hills that surround Bowling Green. 5:00... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$80.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$10.00
Soaring
Erik Morales - FJH Music Company Inc

Your audience will feel as though they're flying when you open your concert with this engaging work.  A beautiful theme and short eighth note patterns create the special effect that will have everyone... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
Sonic Ascent
Travis Weller - C L Barnhouse Company

You'll energize your beginning band with this triumphant concert opener. The bold melodies use just six notes in the wind parts and are played by all sections of the ensemble. This is a brilliant way to... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Sound Innovations Fanfare
Robert Sheldon - Alfred Music Publishing

You'll grab your listener's attention from the start with this bright and buoyant concert opener.  Incorporating tuneful melodies, soaring lines and technical flourishes, this distinctive fanfare will start... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$62.00
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MEMedium Easy
$62.00
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$9.00
Spitfire!
Gary P. Gilroy - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here's the perfect opening number for maximum attention and effect!  Beginning with great energy and rapid tempos,  through compelling rhythms and driving accents, this selection seems to virtually electrify... view details

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MMedium
$65.00
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MMedium
$65.00
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$10.00
Starburst Fanfare
David Shaffer - C L Barnhouse Company

Audiences won't believe how great your young players will sound when you open their concert with this stunning fanfare.  The fully scored opening makes quite an impact and the easy counterlines that follow... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$5.00
Starsplitter Fanfare
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This explosive fanfare will start your concert off with a bang while using only 6 notes in all wind instruments!  Written to harness the full sound potential of your youngest musicians, the powerful themes... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Symphonic Fanfare
Franco Cesarini - Dehaske

A majestic opening for any concert setting!  The brilliance of the brass, the lightness of the woodwinds, and the energy of the percussion instruments are beautifully highlighted.  With a structure that's... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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$7.50
Three Concert Fanfares
Samuel Hazo - Hal Leonard Corporation

These brief yet powerful fanfares will serve a variety of functions for concert programming. Written with moderate and stately tempos, they are easy to learn, but provide a grand, impressive sound for just... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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Three Concert Openers
Jack Bullock - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Give your concert programs an exciting beginning by performing one of these dramatic audience-captivating openers.  There's no better way to signal the start of your concert band's performances.  It's a touch... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$10.00