By Bruce Pearson and Ryan Nowlin. Tradition of Excellence is a flexible performance-based band method blending classic and contemporary pedagogy, instrument-specific DVDs, and cutting-edge interactive practice studio technology. It is a systematic and comprehensive music curriculum that is second-to-none.
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KJOS Tradition Of Excellence Book 1 for Alto Sax Features:
- Three unique starting systems
Differentiated instruction and learning allowing you to customize your teaching
Pedagogically sound two-page lessons
Sounds-before-symbol rhythm introduction
Scales, technical studies, chop builders, warm-ups, rhythm studies, and sight-reading
Solos, duets, rounds, band pieces, and ensembles, including three built-in concert programs
Comprehensive Standards-based curriculum
Color coding connects new concepts with the music
Rhythm introductions adaptable to any counting system
Nine-page Oboe starting system
Expanded Horn book with F and B fingerings
All-in-one Percussion book
Repertoire from across time and around the world
Built-in written and performance assessment
Theory, composition, ear training, improvisation, orchestration, conducting, and history in every student book
Historical and interdisciplinary worksheets and teaching guides
Ready-to-use lesson plans
Multiple-option ensemble scoring
Comprehensive, easy-to-use Conductor Score
Score Companion: Teaching Band with Excellence: a Comprehensive Curricular, Pedagogical, and Administrative Resource-an indispensable aid to the teacher.
Revolutionary Interactive Practice Studios and Interactive Teacher Studio that offer intuitive virtual student and teacher environments
State-of-the-art accompaniment recordings
Instrument-specific DVDs containing video lessons, accompaniments, and importable audio files
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