Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music is a collection of flexibly scored ensemble pieces perfect for festivals, fall or spring concerts, summer camps, or ensemble practice. All 15
This composition allows the integration of basic bowing patterns and ensemble playing into one fun experience. Everybody plays the same rhythms, but each section has different harmonized notes. With five
This lively Icelandic vikivaki folk song calls for foot stomping while it tells the tragic tale of Olaf and his deadly encounter with an elf maiden. Includes open drones that support the melody, which is
Offering variety and multicultural flavor, this upbeat, joyous folk song will be at home on any concert program. Though scored for less-experienced players, there is a remarkable fullness and sophistication
Powerful, energetic and fun, this piece is a great opportunity to encourage independent playing within ensembles. Bolster each section's confidence as they present several different melodies in true canon
Written in memory of the composer's grandfather, a Korean War Veteran, this piece is perfect to program as a tribute to all service men and women. The heroic melodies and harmonies, set in D Major, are
Based on a centuries-old Spanish theme and harmonic progression, this alluring music reads easily and makes for delightful listening. The theme and the two subsequent variations increase in rhythmic and
The striking melodies, the simple and meaningful words, and the many ways the music can be interpreted create an immortal song that touches us all. This beautiful setting allows for adjustment of the
Just like the piece says: it's all about counting beats, rhythms, and rests. This piece makes it easy to teach the young ensemble all at the same time, as the rhythms are identical. The piano part greatly
This original work in E minor is delightfully set to allow each section to play the melody. Ending with the softness of moonlight, this one will develop ensemble performance and dynamics.
This piece is much more than just a study for playing F natural and solidifying finger patterns including the 4th finger (upper strings). It sets a definite mood and provides an engaging platform for
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