Written in easy-to-read short chapters, 6 WEEKS TO FINALS is a clearly organized system for flutists to prepare and train musically and mentally for auditions. Sharon Sparrow, a flutist in the Detroit Symphony, has taken countless auditions herself, understands the rigors of preparation and the state of mind necessary for success. This textbook guides flutists through the all-important process behind a successful audition.
Arranged by Michael Story. A versatile, fun series intended for like or mixed instruments to perform in any combination of instruments, regardless of skill level. All books are in score format with each line increasing in difficulty from Grade 1 to Grade 3-4. Perfect for concerts with family and friends, recitals, auditions, and festivals. Available for brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion.
Tired of all the Christmas solo books written for young or intermediate students? Are you always looking for something more sophisticated? 14 Advanced Christmas Favorites is the answer. Arranger Sean O’Loughlin has created a book of distinctive and elegant arrangements of 14 classic Christmas carols with a companion CD containing full orchestra accompaniment. These arrangements are perfect for holiday time church services and concerts. Includes such favorites as “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “The First Noel,” “Joy to the World,” and more.
Instrumentalists searching for enjoyable new Christmas season material need look no further. This exciting new collection contains 18 popular holiday favorites in a variety of different styles, from classical, to jazz, to rock, to Latin. Each play-along track on the included CD uses background instruments that will make players feel like they are in the band or part of the orchestra. As an added bonus, the CD also contains printable PDF files of piano accompaniments for all songs, so that they may be performedin concert or at church. Features favorites such as The First Noel, Joy to the World, O Little Town of Bethlehem, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and more. Veteran arrangers Carl Strommen and Larry Clark have teamed up to create this exceptional offering for instrumentalists of all ages looking to play some holiday music just for the fun of it!
Contents include: Berceuse (Fauré) • Romance from Lira Concerto (Haydn) • Waltz (Schubert) • The Poor Orphan (Schumann) • Morning from Peer Gynt (Grieg) • Pagageno's Little Bells from The Magic Flute (Mozart) • Prelude (Chopin) • Bagatelle (Beethoven) • Le rossignol en amour (Couperin) • and more.
Text by Phyllis Avidan Louke & Patricia George
Book. Advanced Flute Studies: The Art of Chunking presents the first and only method for flutists to master the process of “chunking” as a pedagogical technique. Through exploration of technical studies, etudes, preludes, cadenzas, and solos, the flutist is introduced to basic through advanced chunking techniques to facilitate reading and tone development. Musical “Bon Bons” for articulation, intonation, and tone development are also integrated into the innovative curriculum. Continuing the pedagogical approach of Flute 101, Flute 102, and Flute 103, The Art of Chunking introduces a powerful learning strategy making it a must-have staple – perfect for use in both private and university studios. 162 pages. Spiral bound.