This has been a very popular book in Brevard over the last several years. There is a play-along CD set available for the entire book (sold separately). It makes practicing a lot more fun!
Local schools that are currently using the Standard of Excellence method include: Delaura, Calvary and West Shore. Please check with your band director to be sure!
The Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 and 2 combine a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.
From the publisher: Division of measure includes counting rest values as well as note values. A mistake in counting note values while playing is heard...View full product details
Book one of the popular school band method used by many local schools including: Jackson MiddleMadison MiddleSpacecoast MiddleCocoa Jr./Sr.Edgewood Jr./Sr.Viera Charter SchoolJefferson Middle SchoolOdyssey CharterDelaura...View full product details