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
Brooding melodies that rise like mist over dark, churning chords give way to a warm, yearning section, returning for a rousing finish. The lush, romantic sound and the dramatic expressiveness thrill while
In Greek mythology, Boreas is the cold north wind, making this piece a great addition to any winter concert. The mysterious opening leads to an exciting finale. Students will experience spiccato
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 modern, joyful piece uses only the notes of the D Major scale on the D and A strings with quarter and eighth notes. It is a great way for beginners to proudly demonstrate their bowing and ensemble
This fierce concert piece takes the orchestra on an exciting musical journey. Students will be challenged to perform with various emotional styles, including both intense and legato melodies.
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
A powerful concert piece that honors the impact teachers have on the lives of others, this original work is a perfect centerpiece for concert and festival programming. Rhythmically exciting, with great
Your orchestra will have a blast working on this fun selection that introduces the time periods of music and the playing styles that go with them. As students climb aboard the time machine, they will travel
A moving tribute to the people we admire, whether it be family members, role models, or those serving our country, this piece in E minor uses easy rhythms, pizzicato, some divisi in the cello part, and a
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,
The exotic and mysterious sounds of this imaginative selection imply flavors of music from India. Unexpected harmonic shifts, interesting chromatic twists, haunting melodies, glissandos, and hand-drumming,
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
Evoking the steam-powered inventions in the work of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, this piece captures the spirit and mood of the science fiction genre that features these imaginative machines.
This original piece is in a style reminiscent of the music of the rich cultural heritage of the Appalachia. Music is an important part of the Appalachian way of life. Traditional Appalachian music is
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
Capture the thrill and excitement of flight with this dramatic work! Written in the keys of B minor and E minor, in 4/4 time, the music's essential features are rich chordal textures and the use of
This original piece, written in the style of an American fiddle tune, features a favorite technique of young players: open-stringed double stops! While exploring bowing levels, students will find bold
Students will love the creepy melodies, the dazzling special effects, and the spine-tingling style of this colorful and expressive selection. This spooky, whirling waltz is full of approachable chromatic
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