Composed in B minor, this original work contains basic note values and rhythm combinations designed for a first year-end concert. The topic of heroes is presented in the score and student parts, offering
The 1991 winner of the National School Orchestra Association Composition Contest. This original work features two contrasting movements utilizing a combination of modes and minor scores. All sections have
Here's a highly spirited paso doble that perfectly fits into any concert, any time of year. Set in D minor, this lively piece features contagious rhythmic elements and showcases the entire
A brilliant pairing of two significant tunes from Shaker history. This creative arrangement opens with In Yonder Valley in D Major, utilizing open harmonies and harmonics. The gorgeous melody
"Apache" is an original composition designed to reinforce the use of low 2nd finger in the violin and viola sections. It also gives students the opportunity to musically apply legato, staccato, and accented
Players and audiences will be instantly swept away by the simple yet elegant melody initiated by the violins. Completely playable in first position, the writing allows for a mature and rich sound so that
Students are challenged with numerous string crossings, large intervals and pizzicato passages that musically describe dancing grasshoppers.
Autumn Aria musically depicts the beautiful season when leaves change color, sunsets arrive a little sooner, temperatures begin to drop, and animals begin collecting food for the approaching
The eloquent opening, played by the cello and bass sections, sets a rich tone for this simple yet thought-provoking ballad. Gorgeous in every way, it asks players and audiences to connect the music to a
Baltic Dance is the winner of the 1993 National School Orchestra Association Composition Contest. This energetic composition depicts the dance that citizens of the Baltic States have danced in
Trek to a fantastical land with this epic selection. Filled with soaring melodies, cinematic grandeur, and a sense of danger and adventure at every turn, there's something for everyone in this rich musical
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