Prelude Concert Band Series - 2020-2021

Grade .5

emp-icon-prelude-band
  • 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

Click Title for details
Click Composer's Name to learn more
Click  to preview score with audio
= Concert/Festival selection

pcb2001-geyser-point-march-ferguson

Geyser Point March

Chris Ferguson

This little march is perfect for teaching march style to beginning players. Using only the first 6 notes of the Bb scale, this march has ample opportunity to introduce fundamental techniques to get students ready for the next level. We know you will enjoy it.
PCB2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
pcb2002-give-me-five-sciaino

Give Me Five

Peter Sciaino

We all know that band is a group effort! Show your partner how much you appreciate their hard work with this great work for the beginning band. Using only the first 6 notes of the Bb scale, this piece is perfect for introducing the quarter note rest in a musically satisfying way.
PCB2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
pcb2003-strength-and-honor-oloughlin

Strength and Honor

Sean O'Loughlin

Complete with a positive and uplifting theme, this new work for beginning band is great for all types of performance. Using only the first 6 notes of the Bb scale, Sean has created a piece that is perfect for teaching complete note lengths and sustained tones. We know your audience will love this.
PCB2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
pcb2004-majestic-clark

Majestic

Larry Clark

This new work for beginning band is a great introduction to simple syncopation. Using only the first 6 notes of the Bb scale, Larry’s Majestic is perfect for reinforcing note lengths and sonorous playing. Embolden your audiences with this “majestic” new work by Larry Clark.
PCB2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
Ringtone Christmas

Ringtone Christmas

Tyler Arcari

Full of theatrics and audience participation, Ringtone Christmas is a winning combination of function and flair! Using only the first 6 notes in the Bb scale, this piece is perfect for reinforcing musical fundamentals as well as being a great ice-breaker for a beginner’s first performance.
PCB2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
pcb2006-cricket-dance-terry

Cricket Dance

Peter Terry

Let your percussion shine in this cute new work for beginning band. Using only the first 6 notes of the Bb scale, composer Peter Terry has created a fun and engaging piece that features the percussion section. This work is also great for introducing lighter articulations to your ensemble.
PCB2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
pcb2007-sunset-in-the-east-bubbett

Sunset in the East

Jon Bubbett

Fiery and intense! This new work for beginning band will have your students asking to play it again and again! Sunset in the East is a great piece to stretch your percussion section and help strengthen independent play.
PCB2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart
pcb2008-acropolis-putnam

Acropolis

Matthew R. Putnam

This new work for beginning band is a great introduction to simple syncopation. Using only the first 6 notes of the Bb scale, Acropolis also has a great opportunity to introduce simple slurs and legato playing. We know your audience will enjoy this musical experience.
PCB2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00

Add to cart

Ready to Make a Purchase?

Books and Educator Resources