There's a ninja on the loose and he's sneaking through the orchestra. Your students will love making up storylines for what happens next in this colorful Asian-flavored piece that uses only the notes of the
This piece combines elementary, middle school, and high school string orchestras, each playing age-appropriate material, making for the perfect closer to an "All-City," multi-level concert. During the
This festive overture is full of challenges for every section and sure to be a favorite with more mature and experienced players! An exciting opener or closer for any concert, the work is built around the
For Halloween or any scary time, this eerie, yet easy piece remains on the G, D, and A strings in first position and reinforces F natural on the D string for all instruments. Add skits and theatrics and,
Put all those "extra-curricular" sounds your students like to make on their instruments to good use in this fun and entertaining novelty selection. Your audience will laugh out loud as each section takes a
It's a fiesta for your basses in this colorful section feature your students will love putting together. Carefully written to make your bass section sound their best, this piece starts with Las
An intense, up-tempo piece in a power rock style, similar to the Ramones, Green Day, or Foo Fighters that students will enjoy performing because it utilizes an aggressive style that is fun to perform, and a
Driving ostinatos beat a steady 3/4 rhythm under the steadfast melodies in this vivid musical adventure featuring violas and cellos. A wide dynamic range and the extreme ranges of the instruments are used
Legato bowings, pizzicato, lifts, bow doubling, and some marcato bowing express the pirate's determination in his quest. All sections share the minor melodies. The viola part doubles the 2nd violin
Perfect for your fall concert, here is a piece that has spooky lyrics to teach the rhythms in the easy melodic line. Upper string parts are doubled, and the cello part doubles the bass line. Everyone gets
Explore the pirate's code! Set in G major, this piece is full of driving, dark melodies while also including beautiful legato sections challenging students to change gears. Your land-loving young orchestra
Full of educational opportunities for every section, this two-movement work has an old-fashioned folk music sound. Wisteria Waltz is lush and legato while Fig's Frolic is patterned after
In this sunny, playful piece, the notes and rhythms are basic. There are great counting challenges and a minor-key middle section that offers nice contrast, but young players will hardly notice the
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