Here's a fun and easy piece beginning musicians will enjoy playing on their very first concert. Using only the first few notes taught in beginning band methods and with slightly more challenging
A fun piece for young players that reinforces the practice of leaving fingers down, "anchored" to the fingerboard. With a nautical flavor, the piece explores staccato and legato articulation along with
A bluegrass carol for the holidays! Based on the traditional spiritual Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow, this lively carol combines Appalachian folk style with the joy of the season....
Capture the mystique and sense of adventure that surrounds the exotic desert land of Arabia. Beginning slowly and mysteriously, it then leads to a lively tempo change and dance-like feel that is
All the might and majesty of a fleet of powerful warships are on full musical display in this striking work for beginning bands. The display of naval power has been an awe-inspiring sight throughout
This exciting Grade 1 selection provides plenty of tutti playing to keep everyone on solid ground and uses only the basic fingerings found in your favorite first-year method book. The set includes viola
This delightfully tuneful selection brings back fond memories of summer camps and evening sing-alongs around the campfire. Beginning with the sound effects of a crackling campfire, the melody starts out
This very playable treatment of Here We Come A-Wassailing is the perfect selection for your beginners' first holiday concert. Written in an accessible 4/4 time, the ranges and rhythms are also well
This wonderful arrangement for beginning orchestra combines Silent Night and The First Noel. Set in D Major, it has been arranged so that violin, viola, and cello sections use only the D
This fun twist on O Christmas Tree will be a holiday favorite. Based on the traditional carol, a jazzy samba percussion beat is added to give the...
Beginning bands and their audiences will love this! The overall effect is one of a small bug crawling or...
Build confidence and enthusiasm in your beginners with this bold yet easy work. Preparing this brave and heroic work is easy, as limited ranges and simple rhythms require minimal rehearsal time. Your young
These delightful ideograms have become a standard feature of everyday life! They show up everywhere, so why not on your beginning musicians' concert programs? This lighthearted and upbeat music reflects the
Here is a set of three stylistically different pieces that are perfect for your students' first concert. Pizzicato Party utilizes pizzicato on open strings. Noah's Arco again uses open
This highly energetic work captures the explosive nature of a flash point, the temperature at which combustible vapors ignite. Beginning students have the opportunity to work on articulation and
Performers and audiences will love this energetic and catchy piece. The eighth-note/quarter-note motifs that occur throughout the piece sound like the phrase "giddy-up," hence the title of the piece.
This forceful work depicts the power and force of the famous Norse god Thor and his mighty hammer. In Norse mythology, this hammer was one the most fearsome weapons of all time, capable of
Even dog lovers will enjoy this cheerful little piece for first-year players. It creates a fun and effective way for young musicians to develop their counting skills in a playful setting that's as
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