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Concert Openers for Concert Band (106)
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Salute to a Hero 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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$50.00
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$5.00
Seven Hills Overture Seven Hills Overture
John Fannin - Alfred Music Publishing

Start your next performance with this robust work for a resounding opening statement! This exciting fanfare utilizes shifting meters to create a light, happy groove and spirited introduction... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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$10.00
Shock Wave Shock Wave
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Driven by a constant sense of propulsion and rippling waves of motion, this piece is aptly titled. The initial shock is provided by the percussion, leading to a tension filled section with multiple layers... view details

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$70.00
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$10.00
Skygazer Fanfare Skygazer Fanfare
Randall D. Standridge - Alfred Music Publishing

Gazing into the sky, one may be overcome with the infinite possibilities of our worlds and, thus, ourselves. It is this sense of wonder and hope that has been captured in "Skygazer Fanfare." This work for... view details
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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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$7.00
Soaring 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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Sonic Ascent 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 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
$68.00
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$9.00
Spitfire! 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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$65.00
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Starburst Fanfare 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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Starsplitter Fanfare 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
Summit Fanfare Summit Fanfare
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Young instrumentalists will be encouraged to reach for the top when they play this bold fanfare.  Strong brass and woodwind lines, as well as solid percussion writing, continuously drive this concert opener.... view details
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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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Symphonic Fanfare 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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$7.50
Take Off Take Off
Daniel Weinberger - Dehaske

Take your place in an airplane and wait expectantly for the motors to spark into life and for the plane to taxi on the runway. Then it's full throttle, and with a roar of the engines, you leave all... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
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$10.00
Three Concert Fanfares 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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Three Concert Openers 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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Three Fanfares for a Celebration Three Fanfares for a Celebration
Robert W. Smith - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Start your concerts with bold opening declarations! Here is a real bargain, a collection of fanfares you can use with symphonic band programming for three separate concerts! Included fanfares are titled... view details
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MMedium
$80.00
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$10.00
Timepiece Timepiece
Randall Standridge - Wingert-Jones Publications

Timepiece is a work written for concert band that utilizes Windsor Chimes as the basis for a clever musical representation. The piece explores the concept of time by use of... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Triton Fanfare Triton Fanfare (A Celebratory Statement for Band)
Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Your band will sound mature beyond their years when they perform this sparkling concert opener!  From the use of 3/4 meter to tri-tones, the number three is used as a creative seed.  The flowing melodies... view details
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VEVery Easy
$46.00
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$5.00
 
The Distant Castle Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Triumph Triumph
Robert E. Foster Jr. - Wingert-Jones Publications

A show piece for young bands - a brilliant celebration of sound! Energetic dance rhythms occur throughout, and exciting percussion writing instills energy into your concert program.  Conservative scoring... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Triumph and Glory Triumph and Glory
Bob Turner - Magnolia Music Publications, LLC

This seven note beginning band composition is a great opener for your next concert. The range is from concert A at the bottom to concert G at the top. There is a lower brass and reed feature in the middle... view details
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VEVery Easy
$35.00
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$6.00
Trumpets and Bridges Trumpets and Bridges
Thomas Doss - Dehaske

The entire brass section is featured in this heroic concert-opening fanfare. The majestic melody rings loud and clear from beginning to end. There is even a part for off-stage trumpet, creating a more powerful... view details
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MMedium
$79.00
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$13.95
Undecim Undecim
Randall D. Standridge - Alfred Music Publishing

Undecim is Latin for "eleven," referring both to the "eleventh hour" (the last opportunity to get something done) and the opening metric feel of the piece (7/8 + 2/4 = 11 eighth notes). This high-energy opener... view details
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MMedium
$90.00
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$11.00
A West Highland Fanfare A West Highland Fanfare
Travis J. Weller - FJH Music Company Inc

Begin your next concert with this bright fanfare. After a series of exciting melodic statements, the piece gives way to the popular Scotch-Irish tune Loch Lomond. Without placing excessive demands on... view details
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EEasy
$50.00
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When / Fanfare for Brass & Percussion When / Fanfare for Brass & Percussion
LYNCH, J - Maestro & Fox

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