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Ascension Ascension (Fanfare for Band)
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

This dramatic work is an excellent choice to begin that special concert. Dynamic percussion writing, an introductory fanfare and a noble, heroic theme will fill the auditorium with glorious sounds from each... view details
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VEVery Easy
$44.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
 
Soaring Above the Clouds: Album for the Young Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Autumn Fanfare 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
Bandfare Bandfare
Daniel Jones - Wingert-Jones Publications

An enthusiastic fanfare that will begin your concert in an impressive manner. Designed for middle school students, it provides more complex rhythms and harmonies, all within the technical... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Blazon! Blazon!
David Shaffer - C L Barnhouse Company

Start your beginners' first concert on a strong note with this bold opener written for the youngest of ensembles. Brass and woodwinds proclaim majestic statements while aggressive percussion contribute... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
 
Look to the Skies Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Burn Burn
Roland Barrett - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This one is a real barn burner! This original contemporary and high powered overture will introduce your group in grand style. You can be sure it will draw both attention and acclaim from... view details

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MMedium
$82.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
C141 Starlifter C141 Starlifter
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

This stirring work, inspired by Air Force C-141 aircraft, begins as the aircraft speeds down the runway, before an exciting fanfare announces its ascent into the clouds.  Use this melodically and... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Call of Champions Call of Champions
Rob Romeyn - C L Barnhouse Company

Your young musicians will feel like champions after they perform this authoritative concert opener. The dynamic opening fanfare commands attention as it introduces memorable melodies and stately... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
 
Look to the Skies Concert Band CD 
$14.95
A Call to Celebration 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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MAMedium-Advanced
$95.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Full Score Large Size
MAMedium-Advanced
$20.00
Captain Courageous Captain Courageous
Rob Romeyn - C L Barnhouse Company

This powerfully bold and regal fanfare will have developing bands sounding beyond their years. Opening with a powerful and declarative opening statement, memorable melodic lines then follow, making this the... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
 
Awaken the Greatness Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Carnegie Anthem 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
Celebrate the Season Celebrate the Season
Matt Conaway - C L Barnhouse Company

The opening notes of this vibrant holiday fanfare will have your holiday concert sparkling! The melody of Joy to the World is taken though a flurry of styles and sounds that build to an... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$6.00
 
Awaken the Greatness Concert Band CD 
$14.95
A Celebration Overture A Celebration Overture
Bruce Broughton - Alfred Music Publishing

This thrilling "tour-de-force" concert opener is really an extended fanfare, opening with an energetic brass and percussion motif that forms the basis for the piece. A contrasting lyrical section... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Celestial Fanfare Celestial Fanfare
Robert W Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Send your beginning band to new heights with this bold and majestic concert fanfare. The impressive scoring makes it hard to believe it's written with only the first six notes used in most band... view details

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BBeginning
$42.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
 
Look to the Skies Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Chase the Shouting Wind Chase the Shouting Wind
Vince Gassi - Alfred Music Publishing

Strap yourself in and get ready to take to the skies! Inspired by the poem High Flight, by pilot John Gillespie Magee, Jr., this thrilling work will have you soaring through the... view details

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MMedium
$78.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Clash 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
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$10.00
Clouds That Sail in Heaven 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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MMedium
$68.00
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$10.00
Crossfire Crossfire
Gary P. Gilroy - Wingert-Jones Publications

Driving and relentless, students will enjoy the intense nature of the piece as well as the occasional time signature changes that will keep them on their toes and keep listeners fully engaged. Your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Dakota Fanfare 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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MAMedium-Advanced
$90.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Dominance 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
 
Soaring Above the Clouds: Album for the Young Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Drive! Drive!
Patrick Roszell - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The title says it all! There's just no ignoring this musical burst of adrenaline. This energetic and fast-paced concert or contest opener is guaranteed to seize the attention of your students and... view details

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MMedium
$67.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Ecstatic Fanfare 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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Band Set & Score 
MAMedium-Advanced
$115.00
Additional Score 
$25.00
Exaltation Fanfare Exaltation Fanfare
Curtis Melton - Gary P Gilroy Publications, Inc.

Open your next performance with this uplifting celebration in sound! Meant to be performed with unbridled energy and passion, this is perfect if you are looking to inject some excitement into your next... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$59.00
Additional Score 
$20.00
Falcon Fanfare 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
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$5.00
Fanfare Heroica 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
Additional Score 
$5.00