The Woodwind and Brasswind offers a full range of sheet music including piano music, instrumental solos, instructional books, and music for popular tunes. Whether preparing for an upcoming contest, practicing your instrument at home, or jamming out with play along books and CDs, all of your necessary resources are available at WWBW.
Choose from among the most popular band methods when selecting books and sheet music for yourself or for your students. The Woodwind and Brasswind provides trusted music methodologies including Standard of Excellence, Essential Elements, and Rubank. The Rubank Method offers a full range of music training which incorporates scales and arpeggios with more technical components such as musical sensitivity and articulation. Hal Leonard’s Essential Elements offers instructions for a wide range of instruments including the bassoon, saxophone, oboe, tuba, violin, and guitar.
Among other popular sheet music and techniques available is the Arban Complete Conservatory Method. This tool for trumpets, cornets, and other brass was originally published in 1864 and is established as a trusted and reliable practice. It begins with very elementary exercises and progresses on to increasingly complex passages. In jazz education, a popular method is the Play-a-Long Series by jazz improviser Jamey Aebersold. This series was first released in 1967 and uses the chord-scale system. A teacher and musician, Aebersold combines his skills to produce a highly effective teaching tool for jazz musicians.
A large range of piano music is also available from the Woodwind and Brasswind. Play Beethoven, Bach, or Handel or mix it up with more modern favorites. This selection is a wonderful resource for the browsing piano teacher or for the student who is looking for piano sheet music which will offer an interesting challenge.
Learn to play favorite popular songs with sheet music books for the tunes of Elvis, the Beatles, Glee, and even the Star Wars soundtrack. This music can be a great way to interest the less enthusiastic young musician or to create covers of famous pieces. Hal Leonard also offers the scores for numerous musical productions. Obtain the sheet music for “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” or “Anything Goes” for the next school musical.
An exciting new possibility in sheet music includes products like the Freehand Music Pad Pro Plus Electronic Sheet Music Display. Eliminate music stands with this device which allows you to download 50,000 digital scores. With this electronic display you can also scan your existing or original sheet music to the music pad. Instead of bringing all of your music, take a music pad to your next rehearsal, audition, or gig and have all of the music you could possibly need condensed in one intuitive device.
Whether you are searching for renown band methods like Essential Elements or Standard of Excellence, ensemble literature for contests, jazz play-a-long music, or sheet music for your favorite modern song, the Woodwind and Brasswind has a full selection of resources for teachers, novices, and professionals alike.