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Prelude Concert Band Series - 2022-2023

Grade .5

Grade .5
Aliens in the Attic

Aliens in the Attic

Tyler Arcari

Aliens are here! This exciting new work is full of sound effects, drama, and suspense! Tyler Arcari weaves a dramatic tale of an Alien invasion from above…your attic to be exact! Your students will be asking to play this one over and over!
PCB2201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Cosmic Journey

Cosmic Journey

Chris Ferguson

Composer Chris Ferguson draws from his many years of experience teaching younger students to write a first-six-note piece that will take your students on a music journey to other worldly places. Strong melody content for even the youngest of beginners.
PCB2202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Megaliths

Megaliths

Matthew R. Putnam

Matthew Putnam is fast becoming a composer that beginning band conductors turn to for pieces that inspire students and make them sound their best. Megaliths is an aggressive piece with strong angular melodic material and rhythms that will drive your students to want to play it again and again.
PCB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Surfliner

Surfliner

Sean O’Loughlin

All of the traits you have come to expect from composer Sean O’Loughlin’s music are evident in this piece for the youngest of students, such as strong rhythms, full harmonics and memorable thematic material. How is it possible this piece only has six notes?
PCB2204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Christmas Race

Christmas Race

John M. Pasternak

Many think the holidays are a bit of a “rat race” and arranger John Pasternak takes that to a new level by combining the famous William Tell Overture with popular Christmas carols. Pure fun for the youngest of students!
PCB2205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Point Five

Point Five

Laura Estes

Your students will think the title is intriguing, but it basically says what it is, a dynamic new composition from composer Laura Estes for the least experienced players. Laura draws on her many years of experience teaching beginners to give them a piece they will love to play.
PCB2206 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Da Capo Concert Band Series - 2022-2023

Grade 1

Grade 1
First Expedition March

First Expedition March

Chris Ferguson

Introduce your beginning students to the march form with this fun, tuneful and easy to play new march from composer Chris Ferguson. A perfect warm-up march for your next concert or festival performance.
DCB2201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

Santa's Spring Break

Santa's Spring Break
Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Up on the Housetop, Spring from The Four Seasons, Joy to the World, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah

Larry Clark

Ever wonder what Santa does the rest of the year? Give your students something fun to play with this clever combination of popular carols with Vivaldi’s famous Spring movement from his piece The Four Seasons. Of course, the piece is intended to be fun, and make the audience smile, but also a great way to introduce younger students to the famous Vivaldi work.
DCB2202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

Lost Planet

Lost Planet

Sean O'Loughlin

Take your students on a galactic musical journey with this bold and aggressive piece for young students. They will ask to play this piece over and over again, and it will make them sound amazing!
DCB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

The Overland Route

The Overland Route

John M. Pasternak

Harkening back to the days when trains were the main mode of transportation, The Overland Route takes the listener on a sentimental train ride. Lush writing, strong melodic content and train sound effects make this piece a winner.
DCB2204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

Dark Star

Dark Star

Christina Huss

This piece is strong right from the start, and features your budding low brass and woodwind players. They receive the bulk of the aggressive minor thematic material. Christina Huss is a composer to watch for young band music students will love to play!
DCB2205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

A Jubilant Spirit

A Jubilant Spirit

Carol Brittin Chambers

Carol Brittin Chambers has quickly become one of the top composers of music for younger students with engaging music that stretches their musical chops, but is fun to play. This piece is at times tuneful and other times dark and rich for great musical contract. Check it out!
DCB2206 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

Harmony Concert Band Series - 2022-2023

Grade 1.5

Grade 1.5
Brace for Impact

Brace for Impact

Christina Huss

This may be the piece-of-the-year from composer Christina Huss. It is strong from start to finish, and the type of piece students will beg to play every single day. It will make a huge impact on your audiences as well!
HCB2201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Fortress of Stone

Fortress of Stone

Tyler Arcari

Developing bands will shine with this daring new piece from composer Tyler Arcari. It hits you right out of the gate and contains many musically contrasting sections that will help to improve the musicianship of your students. Great melodic and harmonic material equal a stunning piece.
HCB2202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Sense of Urgency

Sense of Urgency

Sean O’Loughlin

Sean O’Loughlin continues to create engaging compositions for developing musicians that sound so much more difficult than they play. Besides being melodically and harmonically interesting, Sean brings a rhythmic flair like no other composer!
HCB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Reliance

Reliance
(March)

Larry Clark

Set in the classic “fast and fun” American march style, Reliance is unique in that it begins in the relative minor for the introduction and first strain, before shifting to a major key for the second strain and beyond. Exciting and different!
HCB2204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Bandtopia

Bandtopia
(March)

Matthew R. Putnam

Matthew Putnam does it again with this tuneful traditional march that will sound great right away with a developing band. All of the hallmark characteristics and what make a great march are present to give you limitless teaching opportunities.
HCB2205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Soaring Valor

Soaring Valor

David Samuel

You and your students will get the feeling of flying in this lush and delightful new piece from composer David Samuel. It will make your band sound its best.
HCB2206 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

Intermezzo Concert Band Series - 2022-2023

Grade 2-2.5

Grade 2-2.5
Before I Go to Sleep

Before I Go to Sleep

Jason K. Nitsch

Before I Go to Sleep is a sensitive and musically expressive piece from composer Jason K. Nitsch. This piece has already received its premiere at the prestigious Midwest Clinic. Beautiful arching melodies and rich harmonic movements are sure to pull at the heartstrings of your audiences.
ICB2201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Flashpoint

Flashpoint

Tyler Arcari

Talk about starting out with a bang! Flashpoint is a true barnburner for young bands with lots of aggressive playing in this rock-infused tour de force. Pure fun and joy for your players from start to finish.
ICB2202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Big Bad and Blue

Big Bad and Blue

Michael J. Miller

Engaging your students is very important, and what better way to do that than to explore the Blues style. Composer Michael J. Miller has given young bands an effectively written bluesy piece that students will want to play again and again. If you're adventurous, there is even a cool optional solo section to let students jam!
ICB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Our Deliverance Must Come

Our Deliverance Must Come
America, Now and Forever

Joshua Hobbs

The title is based on a quote from George Washington and is aptly appropriate for our current situation. Composer Joshua Hobbs writes a contemplative original work that contains snippets of known patriotic music. His music alludes to the tensions in America today, but comes to a hopeful conclusion.
ICB2204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Centrifugal Force

Centrifugal Force

Sean O'Loughlin

This piece has plenty of musical inertia to make it a forceful and popular piece with your students and audience alike. Starting with a drama filled mysterious opening that leads to a powerful, up-tempo and rhythmic main section with interplay between the opening material to give the piece unity.
ICB2205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Buckets Full of Christmas Joy

Buckets Full of Christmas Joy

Larry Clark

Make your next holiday concert more fun by highlighting your percussion playing “junk band” instruments of paint buckets, plastic school trash cans, metal trash can lids, metal pipes, etc. with this arrangement of popular carols in an aggressive Latin Rock style. Bring your percussion section to the front for the most audience appeal.
ICB2206 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Walking on Air

Walking on Air

Laura Estes

This composition by Laura Estes was the winner of the Women Band Directors International 2021 Composition Competition. It is a tuneful piece that is whimsical at times and at other times lush and flowing. A welcome addition to the young band repertoire.
ICB2207 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Together

Together

John M. Pasternak

Together is a heartfelt and sentimental composition by composer John M. Pasternak who reminisces about cherished childhood memories of going to amusement parks. The piece was originally part of the soundtrack for a documentary film “Save My Park.”
ICB2208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Front and Center

Front and Center
(March)

Gene Milford

Composer Gene Milford is every bit as good of a march composer as any from histories past. His new march Front and Center is no exception. It has all of the traditional flair of the march greats in an approachable difficulty level for young bands. Perfect for festival adjudication.
ICB2209 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Eternal Starlight

Eternal Starlight

Steve Parsons

Eternal Starlight is dedicated to the composer’s mother. It is a touching and sensitive piece with an incredible amount of heart. Luscious harmonics and contrasting styles combined with soaring melodic material bring out the drama of this eclectic and delicate composition that will help you improve the musicianship of your students.
ICB2210 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

The Great Green Kazoo

The Great Green Kazoo

Carol Brittin Chambers

Written to honor the memory of a student and their love of classic rock, cars, computers and gadgets; The Great Green Kazoo is a thoughtful and inspiring work that houses a lot of meaning in a light and joyful fashion.
ICB2211 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Chasing Thunder

Chasing Thunder

Jon Bubbett

Beginning with a strong fanfare opening with a solid open interval, Chasing Thunder then bolts into a roaring composition in a minor key. The piece then moves into a beautiful lyrical middle section before a thunderous return of the aggressive musical material to complete the work.
ICB2212 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Speed Mirage

Speed Mirage

Jorge L. Vargas

This piece feels the need for speed! Composer Jorge L. Vargas has crafted an infectious composition that is infused with rock influences, including clever shifts into a quasi-halftime feel that really punches. Students will love this piece!
ICB2213 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

The Day Transcending Night

The Day Transcending Night

Joshua Hobbs

Dedicated to the composer’s Uncle, composer Joshua Hobbs has crafted a sophisticated and serious work that will stretch the musicianship of your young band. It is one of the most musical pieces we have heard in a very long time at this grade level.
ICB2214 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Of the Silent Night Begotten

Of the Silent Night Begotten
A setting of Silent Night

Matthew R. Putnam

Of the Silent Night Begotten is a more contemplative setting of the Christmas evergreen Silent Night. Composer Matthew R. Putnam uses recurring original music as the glue that holds the setting together and then combines its lush flowing material with the beautiful carol for a lovely effect.
ICB2215 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65.00

Rhapsody Concert Band Series - 2022-2023

Grade 3-3.5

Grade 3-3.5
Oblivion

Oblivion

Larry Clark

This piece is epic, fresh, and cool. Your students will be asking to play this on loop! Great part-writing gives each section something to work towards. Oblivion is going to fit on any concert program!
RCB2201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Bamboo Warrior

Bamboo Warrior

Christina Huss

This piece is truly epic! It is lush, it is tuneful, and it is aggressive. Composer Christina Huss was clearly inspired by the music of the far east harmonically and with interesting instruments like the Taiko drum. It is a musical and dramatic work.
RCB2202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Endless Daylight

Endless Daylight

Tyler Aracari

Every emotion imaginable is conjured up by this dynamic composition. It contains emotional lyrical music, heavy rock influence music, and is intense from start to finish. Everything about this piece feels so right – pure excitement!
RCB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Christmas Exhilaration

Christmas Exhilaration

Sean O'Loughlin

A quick and to-the-point fanfare for your next holiday concert. It has hints of various popular carols wrapped in an energy infused fanfare in triple meter. Lots of poignant biting harmonies in the brass that leads to a satisfying conclusion.
RCB2204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Inflection Point

Inflection Point

Sean O'Loughlin

Opening with intrigue, mystery and well-placed harmonic dissonances to build tension, the piece is then off to a roaring start with strong motives, rhythms and full harmonies to drive the composition to a fulfilling climax followed by a subdued ending.
RCB2205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

As a River Flows

As a River Flows

Christina Huss & R. Alan Carter

Composers Christina Huss and R. Alan Carter have collaborated to create a poignant ballad based on several folk songs about rivers. Flowing lyrical lines and beautiful harmonic choices drive this composition to a wonderful peak of all of the themes combined before settling into a pleasing conclusion.
RCB2206 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

All the Pretty Little Horses

All the Pretty Little Horses

Arranged by Jason K. Nitsch

One of most hauntingly beautiful folk songs is given a fresh new modern treatment by composer Jason K. Nitsch. Jason keeps the mysterious integrity of the song, while adding colorful timbres and textures in winds and percussion, along with creative harmonic choice. This is simply beautiful!
RCB2207 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Vanquish

Vanquish

Bruce W. Tippette

Vanquish is a cinematic piece that takes the listener on a musical journey. The piece begins dark and foreboding with well-placed harmonic tension that leads to an up-tempo driving section of the main material before a development and interplay between the two sections of the work.
RCB2208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Fantasia on an English Carol

Fantasia on an English Carol

Jon Bubbett

A stunning symphonic presentation of the popular carol God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen that seamlessly shifts in and out of duple and triple meter and then combines the two. Strong orchestration will make your band sound full and rich.
RCB2209 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Land of Enchantment

Land of Enchantment

Carol Brttin Chambers

Heavily inspired by one of the Composer’s favorite places on earth – Land of Enchantment pays tribute to the beautiful landscape of New Mexico. Sound effects and clever scoring make this new work by Carol Brittin Chambers truly…Enchanting!
RCB2210 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Cuyahoga River March

Cuyahoga River March

John M. Pasternak

Cuyahoga River March is a delightfully tuneful new march from composer John M. Pasternak. It is written in standard American march form and classic in style. Musicians and audiences will leave humming every time!
RCB2211 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

What Might Have Been

What Might Have Been

Matthew R. Putnam

What Might Have Been is a reflective and sentimental ballad from composer Matthew R. Putnam. It is flowing, rich and emotional and will be a fantastic opportunity to improve the musicianship of your advancing ensemble.
RCB2212 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $85.00

Maestro Concert Band Series - 2022-2023

Grade 4 & Up

Grade 4 & Up
Dances for the Muse, Terpsichore

Dances for the Muse, Terpsichore

Carol Brittin Chambers

Composer Carol Brittin Chambers puts a modern sheen on the ever-popular renaissance classic. This multi-movement work keeps the character of the original, but with modernizations that seem so right and turn this piece into an instant new classic. The extreme talent of Carol Brittin Chambers is eminently apparent in this tour de force.
MCB2201 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100.00

A Christmas Tiding

A Christmas Tiding
(God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime)

Tyler Arcari

A roaring combination of 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime and God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen. After a subtle lush opening the piece is off and running in a fantastic 7/8 groove that is bold and aggressive. It is well-scored and will make your symphonic band sound outstanding.
MCB2202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $95.00

International Peace

International Peace
(March)

Arranged by Gene Milford

A rousing classic march by Karl King in a new setting by arranger Gene Milford. All of the integrity of the original march has been kept intact, while presenting this challenging march in a full score setting with meticulous editing.
MCB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $95.00

Bright Light in the World

Bright Light in the World

Carol Brttin Chambers

Bright Light in the World is a serious and colorful new work by popular composer Carol Brittin Chambers. Beginning with exquisite timbres and textures, the piece builds into a brilliant fantasia on original theme, all the while intertwining This Little Light of Mine into the fabric of the piece.
MCB2204 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $120.00

Dance of the Imp

Dance of the Imp

David Samuel

Dance of the Imp is one of those pieces that comes along every once in a while, that just makes you say “wow”! It is a masterpiece from start to finish. Clever melodic and harmonic devices by composer David Samuel make this piece so right in every way.
MCB2203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $95.00

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Fanfare for a New Era

By Pinkzebra

This exciting and dramatic fanfare featuring triumphant brass and soaring melodies is a wonderful concert opener that will show off intermediate to advanced bands in a flattering way, will please audiences, and will be fun to play.

Full Version | Flexible Arrangement

      Fanfare for a New Era

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