With COVIDsafe guidelines still limiting some rehearsal sizes, it’s a great time to explore the increasing range of small ensemble music available.
SERIES: Pops For Ensembles
PUBLISHER: Hal Leonard
The Pops for Ensembles series features hit songs masterfully arranged for quartets or a section of instruments.
Created for Grades 2-3, these scores are easy and fun to play with optional piano and rhythm parts included.
Available for flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, low brass and percussion ensemble.
SERIES: 4 Strings
PUBLISHER: Boosey & Hawke
The 4Strings collections have been designed to encourage and facilitate the development of ensemble playing with contemporary string quartet repertoire.
Featuring a mixture of musical styles and genres, each piece contains different elements and techniques to consolidate and enhance the player’s skills as a soloist and ensemble member.
Available in three levels: ‘Discover’ - Grades 1-3, ‘Explore’ - Grades 4-5, and ‘Pioneer’ - Grades 6-8.
SERIES: Pops for String Quartet / Instrumental Ensembles
PUBLISHER: De Haske
Everyone has a nice part to play in these easy-intermediate ensembles from De Haske available for strings or woodwind combinations
Titles include Disney favourites, screen classics, pop hits, and a punchy Latin ‘Manzillo Mambo’ from Australian Andrew Robertson.
Available in a variety of combinations from trios through to quintet.
SERIES: Compatible Ensemble
PUBLISHER: Carl Fischer
This Compatible Series can be can be played by any combination of two, three or four wind instruments or string instruments.
These invaluable collections each contain around 30 works in a variety of styles, including classical and folk.
Ranging from Grades 2-3, students can develop their chamber ensemble skills while playing with their friends, no matter what instruments they play. Each instrumental book is sold separately for extra flexibility.