Warm-ups and technique development for all levels . . .
build individual skills in a rehearsal setting.
• Tone, pitch, technique
• Range of skill levels
• Musical, flexible, varied
• Optional percussion included
A complete band warm-up in 5 minutes!
23 exercises addressing:
• Scales and Technique
Includes material for a variety of skill levels that can be played simultaneously -- intermediate through advanced. Tempo and articulations are adaptable to any teaching requirement and full percussion is included.
Check out these excerpts!
Tone Studies - Line 2
Flexibility - Line 11
Tuning Chords - Line 4
Scale Technique - Line 19
Tonguing - Line 5
Expression - Line 23
On Your Mark, Get Set . . .
Young band warm-up
This comprehensive warm-up is perfect for second and third year students (middle school). It efficiently covers all essential performance areas and is an ideal tool to reinforce playing fundamentals on a daily basis. Brass flexibility, woodwind finger drills, articulation reading, and a simple tuning chorale are all part of the package. Optional percussion parts are included.
Give your beginning method a lift!
Use this ingenious collection to supplement any band method. Each page – there are 20 – highlights a specific concept and gives your students the repetition they need to truly master it. These tuneful exercises can be added to your warm-up, utilized as remedial material, or used for assessment.
Since these are not bound, the sequencing is up to you. Print on colored paper for convenient organization and pass them out whenever your routine needs a jolt!
Check out the Skills Inventory to see what is covered and how the material is organized. The sample score and parts will show you the practical formatting.
Want to see more?
Email your request for specific pages and we’ll gladly deliver a perusal score to your in box! Choose what you want from the Skills Inventory.
Lyric Airs and Technical Studies
Chorales and technique drills
14 widely recognized folk and classical melodies, all secular, arranged in chorale style. Engaging to rehearse, they develop tone, pitch refinement, and expressive skills just as effectively as traditional chorales. Seven major keys, seven minor keys.
In addition to the chorale in each key, you get a scale + arpeggio, and a series of drills patterned after those found in Hanon, Clarke, and Klose. Incorporate them in your warm-up routine or use them for individual assessment. The minor key exercises have the 6th and 7th scale degrees labeled so you can easily use different forms of the scale.