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Concert Band Music 2021-2022

Concert Band Music 2021-2022

Welcome Band Directors

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Choose the Perfect Level for Your Ensemble

Ranging in difficulty from beginner to advanced, our concert band music is meticulously edited and follows a strict six-part grading system reflected in our signature color-coded series. Each score, and its accompanying parts, are beautifully set for ease of reading. They include unique features to facilitate your rehearsals, like oversized time signatures in the scores and measure numbers at every measure on each part!

Prelude Concert Band Series

Grade .5

Grade .5

  • Pieces using the first 6 notes of the Bb scale
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and two repeated eighth-notes
  • Optional alternate parts for horn (lower range) and trombone (nothing past 4th position)
  • Low brass and low woodwinds cover the bass line

Da Capo Concert Band Series

Grade 1

Grade 1

  • Playable by first year musicians
  • Limited range of the first octave
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and simple eighth-note patterns
  • Clarinet part stays below the break
  • Bass line is reinforced throughout with multiple lower instruments
  • Active percussion

Harmony Concert Band Series

Grade 1.5

Grade 1.5

  • Accessible to first year musicians and those beginning the second year of study
  • Range is expanded, but still limited
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and eighth-notes, simple syncopation
  • Addition of two Trumpet and Clarinet parts. 2nd Clarinet stays below the break, 1st Clarinet crosses the break carefully
  • Bass line is reinforced throughout, but with more independence in the low brass
  • Active percussion

Intermezzo Concert Band Series

Grade 2-2.5

Grade 2 to 2.5

  • Accessible to second and third year musicians
  • Range is expanded, but still carefully considered
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and eighth-notes, and simple sixteenth patterns
  • Clarinet 2 still stays below the break
  • Separate parts for Trombone, Euphonium, and Bassoon
  • Careful scoring to make the band sound full
  • Percussion treated as an important color

Rhapsody Concert Band Series

Grade 3-3.5

Grade 3 to 3.5

  • Fully scored pieces for upper middle school and high school
  • Range is expanded, but still carefully considered
  • More advanced rhythms and part independence
  • 3 Clarinet and Trumpet parts, 2 Horn and Trombone parts
  • Generous cross-cueing of solos or exposed parts
  • More advanced use of percussion

Maestro Concert Band Series

Grade 4 & Up

Grade 4 and up

  • Fully scored pieces for high school and collegiate level ensembles
  • High artistic merit
  • Range is within reason for advancing ensembles
  • Rhythm: within reason and more use of mixed meter
  • Scoring makes use of all colors
  • Cross-cueing of solos or exposed parts
  • More advanced use of percussion
  • Percussion as an essential color

Flexcel Concert Works Series

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Flexible Concert Works that Excel!

  • Arranged in five-parts by transposed keys, rather than by instrument, providing endless options
  • For any ensemble size or combination of wind, string and percussion instruments
  • Easily transition to the fully-scored version of the same pieces once your full ensemble is back together
  • Includes unique photocopying permission, digital copies and streamed professional recordings

Because Extraordinary Times Require Extraordinary Flexibility...

FlexcelResponsive to unprecedented times, Excelcia Music Publishing released Flexcel, an extraordinarily flexible Concert Band series. Included in the purchase of each set in the Flexcel series is unique photocopying permission as well as access to digital copies for remote learning. When your complete orchestra is back together again, you can easily transition to the fully-scored version of the piece published by Excelcia Music Publishing.

Composers Who Inspire

This incredibly talented group of composers and arrangers represent a wide range of experience, musical style and identity. These composers, many of whom are music educators, are particularly sensitive to and passionate about the needs and educational aspirations of young musicians, furthering the mission of Excelcia Music Publishing.

Prelude Concert Band Series - 2021-2022

Grade .5

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  • Pieces using the first 6 notes of the Bb scale
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and two repeated eighth-notes
  • Optional alternate parts for Horn (lower range) and Trombone (nothing past 4th position)
  • Low brass and low woodwinds cover the bass line

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

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 Listen to and view the score

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 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Click, Click, Click
Up on the Housetop

Amy Riebs Mills

This clever version of the holiday classic, Up on the Housetop, is a brilliant addition to the beginning band repertoire. Composer Amy Riebs Mills offers many opportunities to work on section independence as well as to have fun with sound effects! A perfect piece for their first holiday concert.
PCB2101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

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Draconian Measures

Ed Kiefer

Full of bombastic sounds and metal percussion, this new piece is reminiscent of the severe Draconian era! Composer Ed Kiefer has crafted a fun and accessible grade half for young musicians.
PCB2102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

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Perseverance

Sean O'Loughlin

Perseverance by Sean O’Loughlin is an uplifting and meaningful grade half work. Perfect for talking with your students about “pushing through” when faced with challenges, this piece is a wonderful and timely introduction to concert repertoire.
PCB2103 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

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Boulder Ridge March

Chris Ferguson

Chris Ferguson knows how to write a march!  Accessible and superbly geared as an intro of the march style, Boulder Ridge March has everything you and your ensemble need for success.
PCB2104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

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Twilight Smiling

Larry Clark

Twilight Smiling is a standout piece for its uniquely sensitive nature at this grade level.  Larry Clark’s new lyrical work offers wonderful opportunities to teach expressive playing and phrasing, and will surely be a hit at any concert throughout the school year.
PCB2105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

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Virtual Warrior

Peter Sciaino

Composer Peter Sciaino has taken online meetings to a whole new level with his new work Virtual Warrior, written during the Covid-19 pandemic. We can all relate to this one!
PCB2106 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Da Capo Concert Band Series - 2021-2022

Grade 1

Grade 1
  • Playable by first year musicians
  • Limited range of the first octave
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and simple eighth-note patterns
  • Clarinet part stays below the break
  • Bass line is reinforced throughout with multiple lower instruments
  • Active percussion

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

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 Listen to and view the score

composer-insights-300

 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Groovin' Kings Three

Jon Bubbett

Arranger Jon Bubbett brings a fresh new groove to the holiday classic We Three Kings. Students will love to play this new work and audiences will keep tapping their feet out the door!
DCB2101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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Piccadilly Parade

Matthew R. Putnam

Matthew R. Putnam’s marches are always hits, and Piccadilly Parade is no exception! A perfect introduction to the British style march, this one is an excellent choice for contest and festival.
DCB2102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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SunWatch

Gene Milford

Composer Gene Milford is known for writing fantastic charts for young band, and SunWatch shows you why! With great form for contest and festival and wonderfully full Tutti writing, SunWatch fits perfectly on any program.
DCB2103 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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Dark Corridors

Sean O'Loughlin

Dark and spooky, this work is excellent for Halloween or any other program. Composer Sean O’Loughlin gives us a dramatic new addition to the young-band repertoire with Dark Corridors.
DCB2104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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Ripper

Tyler Arcari

Inspired by the legend of Jack the Ripper, Ripper takes on a whole new meaning with clever sound effects. Using scrap paper, composer Tyler Arcari added sections where the ensemble “Rips” those pieces of paper in half, creating a fun and exciting concert experience!
DCB2105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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Cook Strait Crossing

Laura Estes

Based on a true story from New Zealand, composer Laura Estes presents an ideal piece for historical lesson plans, as well as for contest and festival performance. Students will learn from – and love – Cook Strait Crossing.
DCB2106 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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The Forge

Christina Huss

Newcomer Christina Huss comes out of the gate swinging with this intense and driving new work for young band. Optional metal trash cans and cool trombone glissandos make The Forge a rocking good time for students and audience alike!
DCB2107 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

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Tokens of Esteem

Matthew R. Putnam

Make your band sound big and full with the wonderful Tutti sections in Tokens of Esteem. No wonder Matthew R. Putnam’s younger band music is always so popular.
DCB2108 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

Harmony Concert Band Series - 2021-2022

Grade 1.5

Grade 1.5
  • Accessible to first year musicians and those beginning the second year of study
  • Range is expanded, but still limited
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and eighth-notes, simple syncopation
  • Addition of two Trumpet and Clarinet parts. 2nd Clarinet stays below the break, 1st Clarinet crosses the break carefully
  • Bass line is reinforced throughout, but with more independence in the low brass
  • Active percussion

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

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 Listen to and view the score

composer-insights-300

 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Flight of Jolly Old St. Nicholas

John M. Pasternak

Take a midnight sleighride with Flight of Jolly Old St. Nicholas as you rock your way to the end of this piece!  John M. Pasternak does it again with this wonderful new holiday chart that your ensemble and audiences will love.
HCB2101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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Ingenuity
(March)

Larry Clark

Larry Clark’s newest march, Ingenuity, is the ideal introduction to the march style.  It is a fast and fun uptempo march that will be perfect for contest and festival.
HCB2102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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S'vivon!

Laura Estes

Composer Laura Estes’s new arrangement of S’vivon (Hebrew for “dreidel”) is a wonderful new addition to the repertoire.  Perfect for holiday concerts or as a teaching piece, this one would fit perfectly on any program all year long!
HCB2103 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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Coriolis Effect

Sean O'Loughlin

Sean O’Loughlin’s new driving, dramatic work for developing band is an excellent choice for contest and festival as well as spring concerts.  Your students will love Coriolis Effect!
HCB2104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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Mysterious Chase

Chris Ferguson

Take a mysterious ride with this spine-chilling new work for concert band from composer Chris Ferguson. With plenty of opportunities for rhythmic playing and dramatic accents, Mysterious Chase fits nicely in a Halloween concert or on any program throughout the year!
HCB2105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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Guardians of the Vanguard

Tyler Arcari

Inspired by the composer’s love of video games, specifically Destiny, this piece is a great introduction to the ABA form.  The middle section, lyrical yet still driving, is an opportunity for expressive playing. Whether for contest and festival or for their spring concert, your students will love playing Guardians of the Vanguard.
HCB2106 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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Journey of Discovery

Matthew R. Putnam

An uplifting new work based on the spirit of discovery, composer Matthew R. Putnam offer cool rhythms and powerful harmony in this timely piece. Perfect for any concert program!
HCB2107 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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Neverlanding

Peter Sciaino

Heartfelt and kind, Neverlanding by composer Peter Sciaino is one to inspire us all. Perfect for contest and festival, or spring performance, with ample opportunities to work on expressive playing.
HCB2108 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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The Gathering

Brooke Pierson

Brooke Pierson’s The Gathering is a creepily inspired Waltz in 3/4 time for young bands. A great choice for Halloween performances, this Waltz has plenty of excellent learning opportunities, especially if you want to work on accidentals!
HCB2109 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Intermezzo Concert Band Series - 2021-2022

Grade 2 to 2.5

Grade 2-2.5
  • Accessible to second and third year musicians
  • Range is expanded, but still carefully considered
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and eighth-notes, and simple sixteenth patterns
  • Clarinet 2 still stays below the break
  • Separate parts for Trombone, Euphonium, and Bassoon
  • Careful scoring to make the band sound full
  • Percussion treated as an important color

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

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 Listen to and view the score

composer-insights-300

 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Repeat the Sounding Joy

Steve Parsons

Composer Steve Parsons’s background in musicals comes alive in this original work for the holidays! Perfect for Christmas, or winter concerts, Repeat the Sounding Joy is sure to bring in the cheer.
ICB2101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Verity March

Laura Estes

An outstanding traditional style march that is perfect for contest and festival, Verity is a welcome new addition to the march repertoire by composer Laura Estes.
ICB2102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Courage
(At the Battle of Agincourt)

Tyler Arcari

Based on the tune Agincourt Carol, composer Tyler Arcari crafted an intense and dramatic work called Courage (At the Battle of Agincourt). The court intrigue is on full display and there are ample opportunities for each section and each musician to shine. This one is a winner!
ICB2103 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Visceral Chase

Sean O'Loughlin

Take a wild ride full of impact percussion and motivic writing with Sean O’Loughlin’s new Visceral Chase!  Abounding with drama and the brilliant writing that we have come to love and expect from Sean, your ensemble will sound fantastic with this piece.
ICB2104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Sonic Radiance

Larry Clark

Radiance perfectly describes veteran composer Larry Clark’s powerful new work for concert band. An excellent choice for festival or contest, Sonic Radiance is a bright and melodic piece. With many opportunities to teach form and structure and a wonderfully expressive lyrical section that will push your ensemble’s musicianship, this piece has it all!
ICB2105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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The Spirit of Kilkenny

Carol Brittin Chambers

Inspired by the Irish town of Kilkenny, composer Carol Brittin Chambers introduces 6/8 time in this highly accessible work for young band. Great for Spring concerts, The Spirit of Kilkenny is an instant favorite.
ICB2106 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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This Vast and Noble Land

Steve Parsons

A wonderful addition to the patriotic repertoire, composer Steve Parsons has created this original work for concert band. This Vast and Noble Land combines Steve’s classic harmonic flair with plentiful teaching opportunities.  We know you will enjoy this one!
ICB2109 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Berceuse
(from Noure et Anitra)

Arranged by Michael J. Miller

Passionate and expressive, Michael J. Miller’s arrangement for band of the Berceuse, from the orchestral suite Noure et Anitra by Alexandrovich Ilyinsky, will stretch the musicianship of your ensembles in wonderful ways.
ICB2110 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Transformation

John M. Pasternak

John M. Pasternak’s knack for writing great pieces for young band is on full display with Transformation.  With many teaching opportunities, this work is a foolproof choice for contest and festival!
ICB2111 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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The Knight Errant

Alan Lee Silva

With pulsing energy from the opening bar, The Knight Errant moves forward with driving precision, building intensity and energy as the piece develops. Composer Alan Lee Silva carefully crafts a tale of a mythical knight who valiantly searches for adventure and opportunity.
ICB2112 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Forevermore

Christina Huss

Dedicated to her graduating senior class, Forevermore by composer Christina Huss is a heartfelt and meaningful new addition to the band repertoire.  A wonderful introduction to lyrical playing, this piece would work well as a tribute piece or on any program.
ICB2113 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

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Coming Back

Tyler Arcari

Hopeful and heartfelt, Coming Back was commissioned during Covid-19.  Written in a contest-festival format, this work is meant to inspire us as we return to “normal.”
ICB2114 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Rhapsody Concert Band Series - 2021-2022

Grade 3-3.5

Grade 3-3.5
  • Fully scored pieces for upper middle school and high school
  • Range is expanded, but still carefully considered
  • More advanced rhythms and part independence
  • 3 Clarinet and Trumpet parts, 2 Horn and Trombone parts
  • Generous cross-cueing of solos or exposed parts
  • More advanced use of percussion

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

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 Listen to and view the score

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 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Christmas Morning
(Around the Christmas Tree)

Gene Milford

Allow arranger Gene Milford to transport you to that wonderful feeling of sitting around the tree on Christmas morning!  Christmas Morning (Around the Christmas Tree) is an excellent choice for holiday concerts.
RCB2101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

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National Defense
(Military March)

Arranged by John M. Pasternak

National Defense (Military March) is adapted for grade 3 concert band by John M. Pasternak. A stunning march, this piece is now more accessible than ever.
RCB2102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

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The Angels Call

Tyler Aracari

Written to commemorate the life of a young woman tragically taken too soon, The Angels Call is inspired by the 3-note Ship bell figure played at football games. Using original music as well as the well-known hymn It is Well With My Soul and folk song Loch Lomond, this one will tug at the heartstrings.
RCB2103 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

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Day of Infamy

Sean O'Loughlin

Day of Infamy fits perfectly on any concert commemorating our heroes. Sean O’Loughlin’s dramatic writing jumps off the page!
RCB2104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

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And More

Joshua Hobbs

And More is one of those works that will inspire your musicians all on its own. Beautifully written and full of opportunities for expressive playing, composer Joshua Hobbs’ new work is perfect for any program.
RCB2105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

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Where the Water Meet
(O Waly, Waly)

Carol Brittin Chambers

Beautifully written and a great piece for expressive playing, Carol Brittin Chambers’ Where the Waters Meet takes this wonderful folk tune and gives it new life.
RCB2106 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

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Anthem for Freedom

Christina Huss & R. Alan Carter

This collaborative work by Christina Huss and R. Alan Carter is offered in the same spirit of unity in which the piece is inspired. Perfect for patriotic concerts, Anthem for Freedom is a wonderful tribute with beautiful writing for all sections of the ensemble.
RCB2107 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

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Ars Vitae
(Art Is Life)

Larry Clark

Art is Life! This sentiment is abundant in this wonderful new work for concert band by Larry Clark. Full of flourish and thick brass writing harkening back to the days of Alfred Reed, Ars Vitae has everything you could want in a contest and festival work.
RCB2108 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $90.00

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Wicklow

Laura Estes

Newcomer Laura Estes harkens us back to an earlier day with her original folk-sounding work, Wicklow. Packed with opportunities for historical study as well as historically-accurate instruments, Wicklow is an excellent choice for contest or festival performance.
RCB2109 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

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Infinity Awaits

Steve Parsons

Steve Parsons’ significant background with musical theater is clear with this concert band piece.  With fresh changes and harmonic choices, Infinity Awaits will bring excitement to any program.
RCB2110 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

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Beyond Courage

Amy Riebs Mills

Composer Amy Riebs Mills takes us on a journey inspired by frontline workers. Beyond Courage has many opportunities for great tutti playing as well as soloistic and expressive sections. Ensembles and audiences will love it.
RCB2111 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

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Sweet New Moon

Yukiko Nishimura

Sweet New Moon is a beautifully heartfelt work for young musicians.  Composer Yukiko Nishimura offers lush harmonies and suspensions that will stretch the musicianship of your ensemble. Program this thoughtful, meditative work on any concert program.
RCB2112 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

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Blossom

Christopher Artau

Winner of the 2020 Florida Bandmaster’s Association Composition Contest, this new lyrical work is a phenomenal addition to the concert band repertoire by newcomer Christopher Artau.
RCB2113 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75.00

Maestro Concert Band Series - 2021-2022

Grade 4 and up

Grade 4 & Up
  • Fully scored pieces for high school and collegiate level ensembles
  • High artistic merit
  • Range is within reason for advancing ensembles
  • Rhythm: within reason and more use of mixed meter
  • Scoring makes use of all colors
  • Cross-cueing of solos or exposed parts
  • More advanced use of percussion
  • Percussion as an essential color

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

score-video-small

 Listen to and view the score

composer-insights-300

 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Song of the Fjords

Carol Brittin Chambers

Carol Brittin Chambers shows off her writing chops in this new and challenging work for concert band!  Relish the great part writing and take advantage of ample opportunities to display the texture of your ensemble in Song of the Fjords.
MCB2101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $90.00

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Champion Spirit
(March)

Gene Milford

Gene Milford is no stranger to writing marches, and his expertise is on full display in this new concert march. Champion Spirit stands up to the great marches of old.
MCB2102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $90.00

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From Sea to Shining Sea
(March)

Steve Parsons

This 6/8 concert march by Steve Parsons is fresh and dynamic. Bursting with excitement, From Sea to Shining Sea is a great concert opener or closer.
MCB2103 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $95.00

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Haven's Conviction

David Samuel

Written during the Covid-19 pandemic, Haven’s Conviction is inspired by the perseverance of students facing overwhelming obstacles. Composer David Samuel has created a great new work for the concert band repertoire.
MCB2104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $90.00

Flexcel Concert Works Series - 2021-2022

Grades 1 to 3

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  • Scored by key (not instrument) for stand-out flexibility and preparedness
  • Play with any combination of wind, string & percussion instruments - with as few as five players, plus percussion
  • Written for grades 1-3
  • Includes unique photocopying permission, professional recordings and access to digital copies for remote learning
  • Easy to transition to the fully-scored version of the pieces (available from Excelcia Music Publishing) once your ensemble is back together again
  • Pieces edited by veterans who have been publishing flexible music for decades. Flexibility is not a new idea for us!
  • All Flexcel pieces come with an electronic percussion play-along track to enhance the experience for small wind/string groups

Clickable Music Guide

Composer's Name

 Learn about the composer

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 Listen to and view the score

composer-insights-300

 Watch what inspired the piece

= Concert/Festival selection

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Exhale

Sean O'Loughlin

Exhale is a wonderful new soundscape for concert band using dynamics and tiered orchestration to create breathing-like sound effects. Composer Sean O’Loughlin has crafted a festival-worthy overture with a fresh new sound!
FCB2101.......................................................$60.00

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Rhythmania!

Carol Brittin Chambers

Rhythmania! is an exciting new work for a developing band! Introduce your students to new sound effects produced with hands, sticks, and pencils on stands in this rock-inspired opener! We know your students are going to ask to play this one more than once!
FCB2102.......................................................$60.00

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Bardic Air and Reel

Larry Clark

Sound larger than life with this brilliantly scored overture for developing band. Beautifully expressive playing with ample opportunity to teach grace-notes and traditional “snaps”, Larry has crafted an accessible work for young band that is reminiscent of great band works of the past. Your students will ask to play this one over and over!
FCB2103.......................................................$65.00

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Gothic

Tyler Arcari

Inspired by the Gothic artists of the 12th century, this exciting new work for concert band explores lots of musical ideas. From independant playing to contrapuntal melodic lines, Gothic delivers a well-rounded concert experience. Explore the possibility of departmental collaboration as you explore artists and works from the Gothic period.
FCB2104.......................................................$60.00

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Zombie Attack!

Jason Taurins

This creepy new work for developing bands is a perfect fit for your next Halloween concert. With plenty of opportunity for sonorous tutti playing and low brass independence, Jason’s unique harmonic style is great for teaching common accidentals. We know your students will ask to play Zombie Attack! again and again
FCB2105.......................................................$60.00

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