This is a two for one bargain containing the large note pieces of Alpha Piece and Alphabet Soup, placed back to back on 11x17 pages. Note names are inside each note head to encourage reading the notes and not marking the fingerings. All measures are number to assist with rehearsals. When you are ready for your first concert, these pieces fill the requirement to impress and sell the parents on your program.
This recording is by the Butler University Wind Ensemble. Conducted by Dr. Robert Grechesky, Director of Bands, the Wind Ensemble has established a reputation for the highest standards of excellence in musical performance. Comprised of students from majors across the University, the band performs its home concerts at Butler's magnificent Clowes Memorial Hall. The band has also performed at conferences and conventions for the Indiana Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, College Band Directors National Association, American Bandmaster's Association, the International Mid-Europe Conference in Schladming, Austria, the International Spring Music Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, the SoirÃˆes Musicale de Bissen in Luxembourg, and the International Percussive Arts Society. Our thanks to Dr. Grechesky and the members of the Wind Ensemble for their recording of this selection.