Discover New Music for Concert Band
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Excellent New Music for String Orchestra
Composer Steven L. Rosenhaus will host this session on commissions at the New York State School Music Association’s Winter Conference.
Larry Clark will present at the Midwest Clinic in December. As a music educator, choosing the right piece for your students’ needs often means sifting through thousands of choices, making this already subjective process even more difficult. What one person thinks is the greatest piece ever written could be annoying drudgery for someone else. Just…
I received an e-mail from a composition student yesterday, one who received an A-minus. The student, who did not question the grade, asked what could be done to improve. I should say the student is intelligent, musical, and as creative as the student’s current level…Read More
COMING SOON from Excelcia Music Publishing Folk music has long been a source of inspiration for composers. Many melodies of more than several hundred years of age have survived in part due to their incorporation in modern music, and also because they are tuneful and memorable.…Read More
The percussion section of an ensemble can add or detract from the performance of a march in concert. The conductor needs to have a concept of the sounds expected from each percussion instrument and be able to assist the performers to achieve that tone quality.…Read More