The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 and 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, impr... Click To Read More About This Product
The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 and 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. Each book comes with online audio containing all the full band accompaniments and the revolutionary iPAS Practice and Assessment Software. Directors will welcome the complete accompaniments and inspiring software. Students will find the new package makes practicing not only fun, but effective, too! The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.
Full color drawings and graphics.
Three starting systems to help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) that offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
EXCELLERATORS (advanced supplemental exercises) to reinforce and enrich performance basics.
A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system that gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani and Auxiliary Percussion, that address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.
A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book that offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, to encourage multicultural study.
Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines to ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
A built-in reward system that motivates students and encourages musical growth.
Personalized access to all the features of the INTERACTIVE Practice Studio.