Sound Innovations for Concert Band: Ensemble Development for Young Concert Band

Sound Innovations for Concert Band: Ensemble Development for Young Concert Band
Chorales and Warm-up Exercises for Tone, Technique, and Rhythm

By Peter Boonshaft and Chris Bernotas Clarinet Book available in SmartMusicavailable in SmartMusic Item: 00-40711
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Sound Innovations: Ensemble Development for Young Concert Band is a complete curriculum for beginning band students to help them grow as ensemble musicians. The series complements any band method and supplements any performance music. It contains 167 exercises, including more than 100 chorales by some of today's most renowned young band composers. Various exercises at the grade 1/2, 1, and 1 1/2 levels are grouped by key, including:

* Long Tones
* Passing the Tonic
* Pitch Matching
* Scale Builders
* Interval Builders
* Expanding Intervals
* Chord Builders
* Moving Chord Tones
* Diatonic Harmony
* Rhythmic Subdivision
* 5-Note Scales
* Scale Canons (5-, 6-, or 8-Note Scales)
* Scale Chorales (5-, 6-, and 8-Note Scales)
* Chorales.

The compositions were written by Roland Barrett, Chris Bernotas, Jodie Blackshaw, Matt Conaway, Ralph Ford, Tyler S. Grant, Rob Grice, John O'Reilly, Robert Sheldon, Todd Stalter, Randall Standridge, Michael Story, and Scott Watson. Whether your students are progressing through exercises to better their technical facility, or improving their musicianship with beautiful chorales, we are confident your performers will be excited, motivated, and inspired by using Sound Innovations: Ensemble Development for Young Concert Band. The Ensemble Development Series is also available for Intermediate and Advanced Band. Learn more at
This title is available in MakeMusic Cloud.

Sample Pages


Concert B-flat Major
Concert G Minor
Concert E-flat Major
Concert C Minor
Concert F Major
Concert D Minor
Fingering Chart

Additional Information

Series: Sound Innovations for Concert Band: Ensemble Development
Author: Peter Boonshaft, Chris Bernotas
Instrument: Clarinet
Format: Book
Instrumentation: Clarinet
Page Count: 24
Item Number: 00-40711
ISBN 10: 1-4706-3388-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-3388-2
UPC: 038081520438

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