Posts by Larry Clark

Excelcia Music Publishing Launches New Duet Book for Any Pair of String Instruments

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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What Good Is Marching Band?

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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New Snare Drum and Mallet Book Released by Excelcia Music Publishing

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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7 Band Pieces Added to the NCMEA Performance List

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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Inaugural Choral Music Release from Excelcia Music Publishing

Lakeland, Florida (April 26, 2019)–  Edited under the well-known guidance of Jamey Ray (educator, singer, and arranger in the popular group, Voctave), Excelcia Music Publishing’s new 2019 choral repertoire includes 23 inspiring pieces from favorites, like Greg Gilpin, Patti Drennan and Russell Robinson, as well as talented, up-and-coming composers.   “I am proud to present…

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Excelcia Ensemble Series launched by Excelcia Music Publishing

Lakeland, Florida (March 14, 2019)– The Excelcia Ensemble Series gives music educators new brass quintets, clarinet and saxophone quartets, and woodwind quintets which will engage and delight their students.  Addressing the critical need for high-quality, mid-level, small chamber literature, expert educational composers, including Larry Clark, John M. Pasternak and Tyler Arcari, offer these newly-composed and…

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So You Want to Be a Published Composer?

Are you interested in being a published composer for school band and orchestra? Let me start out by dispelling a myth right now. Getting music published does not equal getting rich! There are very few composers that I have ever known that can make a solid living just on getting music published for school bands…

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