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Elementary/Middle School Band Clinic
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MUSIC AND COMPOSERS
On this page of the wiki you'll find:
Annotated listing of music that works well for young bands.
Links to major publishers/distributors of music for young bands. Most allow visitors to preview music via audio and/or PDF samples.
Links to websites of composers/arrangers whose music works well for young bands.
Here are databases of "teacher tested" recommendations for young band, with annotations.
1st/2nd Year Band (Elementary) - for our purposes, these are Grade .5 through 1 (with some 1.5).
3rd/4th Year Band (Middle School) - for our purposes, these are Grade 1.5-2.5 (with some 3).
Have you performed a great piece that worked well with your band not shown here? Feel free to add your own recommendations.
Recommend a 1st/2nd Year Band Piece
Recommend a 3rd/4th Year Band Piece
Repertoire Information Sheet -
Use this tool to select and prepare concert selections.
Alfred Music Publishing
- Alfred now includes Belwin/Warner Bros.
- Small, but growing online distributer. Download PDF scores/parts, or receive conventional sets.
- Hal Leonard distributes for Curnow Music, Musicworks, Rubank, and Boosey & Hawkes.
Manhattan Beach Music
Neil A. Kjos Music Company
- Kjos includes the
- This is the "biggle"!
(Jon Ross Publications) - Download PDF scores/parts (for less) and make unlimited copies!
Stanton's Sheet Music
- Another big retailer.
Robert W. Smith
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