Month: February 2019

Marches: Rehearsal Techniques and Performance Practices

By Gene Milford / February 27, 2019 /

Marches Nothing in the band world is more inspiring, thrilling, and musically satisfying to band audiences than a stirring march, when performed by a superb band under the direction of vital, inspired leadership. Select marches carefully, rehearse them thoroughly, and perform them with life, vitality and observe your audience reaction. -William D. Revelli The University…

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Alpine Memories

By Michael J. Miller / February 13, 2019 /

COMING SOON from Excelcia Music Publishing: ALPINE MEMORIES is a fantasy on traditional folksongs from the alpine region of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. A grade 3 piece for band, it was premiered in January of 2018 by the 9th and 10th-grade Hillsborough all-county band in Tampa, FL. The premiere performance was conducted by my longtime friend, Dr.…

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Larry’s Top 10 Arranging Tips

By Larry Clark / February 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Larry’s Top 10 Arranging Tips

Whether you want to learn how to arrange for your ensemble or just want to improve your arranging skills, here are my top 10 arranging tips and tricks arranging. Of course, these can and should be considered when composing your own music as well.  All good arranging, in my opinion, is based upon the overtone…

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Marches: Rehearsal Techniques and Performance Practices

By Gene Milford

Marches Nothing in the band world is more inspiring, thrilling, and musically satisfying to…

Alpine Memories

By Michael J. Miller

COMING SOON from Excelcia Music Publishing: ALPINE MEMORIES is a fantasy on traditional folksongs from…

Larry’s Top 10 Arranging Tips

By Larry Clark

Whether you want to learn how to arrange for your ensemble or just want…

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