Standard of Excellence

Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Alto Sax PW21XE

The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Bari Sax PW21XR

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $9.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Baritone BC PW21BC

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Baritone TC PW21TC

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $9.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Bass Clarinet PW21CLB

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Bassoon PW21BN

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $9.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Clarinet PW21CL

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Flute PW21FL

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - French Horn PW21HF

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Guitar/Piano PW21PG

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $9.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Oboe PW21OB

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $9.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Percussion PW21PR

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $11.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Tenor Sax PW21XB

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Timpani/Aux Percussion PW21TM

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $6.95
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Trombone PW21TB

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Trumpet PW21TP

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK1 w/CD - Tuba PW21BS

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK2 w/CD - Alto Sax PW22XE

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK2 w/CD - Bari Sax PW22XR

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $10.50
    Standard of Excellence BK2 w/CD - Baritone BC PW22BC

    The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 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 two CDs 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.

    Features include:
  • Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
  • Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
  • FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
  • Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
  • A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
  • Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.

    Also includes:
  • A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
  • Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
  • Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
  • A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
  • Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
  • 2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
  • Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
  • Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS
  • (read more...)
    Price: $9.95