Pretend you are planning a concert for your band. You need to build the concert program to provide a positive musical experience for your students. Follow the prompts below and complete your program. You need to explain every answer and use musical language defend your choices.
You will officially select your theme when you fill out the form. Here are the theme you will have to select from. These themes are extremely vague and open-ended. You will have to explain how your pieces fit the theme you have selected.
Days Gone By
Places to Go
Worth a Thousand Words
By Way of the Compass
You will be asked to find three (3) pieces of music that fit your theme. There are a lot of places you can go to find band music. Below are some links to those places. Sometimes the publisher websites do not have recordings of the piece on their website. In those instances you may be able to find a recording on YouTube. Please use YouTube LAST. We would prefer the publishers recording over a YouTube recording.
Basically the Amazon of sheet music. They have ways of filtering music by ensemble type and grade level. You can search for key words. This is where you should start.
More difficult music but often unique. Composer Frank Tichelli puts his music here. No other composers will be on this site
Smaller music publisher. Their stuff does not always show up on the bigger websites. Worth a look.