The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all.  In my 26 years in the music publishing industry, few things have impacted music in our schools more profoundly.  Many school ensembles have been unable to meet or have done so in small groups or virtually.  Composers and arrangers have struggled without commissions and guest appearances.  Many (myself…

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  Lakeland, Florida (September 19, 2019)–  Excelcia Music Publishing’s newest additions to its series, Excelcia Ensemble Series, presents brass quintets with three new choices to program in their holiday concerts!  These Jazz-inspired arrangements by well-known composer/arrangers Sean O’Loughlin and David Bamonte, written at grades 3.5- 4,  will challenge musicians and delight their audiences. Addressing the…

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Lakeland, Florida (August 15, 2019)– Adaptable Duets, the newest series of small ensemble books from the music publisher, contains 29 newly-composed or arranged duets that can be flexibly used with any combination of String instruments.  Written by dedicated educators and composers Tyler Arcari and Matthew R. Putnam, and edited by String Educator Diana Traietta, Adaptable…

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Another school year is off and running and you know what that means? Football! Oh, and yes marching band. Many band directors have a love, hate relationship with marching band and there are many who wish it was not even part of what we have to do in music education. Others love it to the…

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Lakeland, Florida (July 8, 2019)– Excelcia Music Publishing’s latest addition to its acclaimed solo repertoire series, Accessible Solo Repertoire for Percussion, is now available and provides a much-needed edition to a young percussionist’s repertoire. Written by composer of percussion music, Robert Clayson, Accessible Solo Repertoire for Percussion contains 14 newly-composed or arranged solos for Snare…

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Excelcia Music Publishing is proud to announce 7 of our new concert band pieces were added to the North Carolina Music Educators Association performance list! Golden Dawn (Level I) by Peter Terry Sky Bound (Level II) by Jon Bubbett Tempt the Machine (Level II) by Tyler Arcari Distant Thunder (Level III) by Steve Parsons Enduring…

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