Eric B. Davis is a freelance musician, composer, and teacher in New York whose Broadway show credits include Next to Normal, Anything Goes (2011), Ghost, Matilda, Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway, Groundhog Day, The Prom and Jagged Little Pill. He has also done workshops of a long list of Broadway shows in development […]
Czechia has been home to many famous composers, like the Stamitzes, Smetana, Janáček, Dvořák and Suk. Tempo Press has a wide selection of both easy and intermediate arrangements of Czech works for your string orchestra. Canon This work is melodically compelling and detailed in timbre, dynamics and articulation, with rich lyricism between the first violin […]
We have something special for you this week: a preview of our upcoming 2021 titles! All these titles will be available this summer, and we will have more information on each coming soon. We start things off with a grade 3 composition from Daniel Lonie, Pinyon Mountain Trail. Pinyon Mountain Trail references the Pinyon Pine tree, […]
Robert Sieving is a Minneapolis-based composer, arranger, and retired high school choral music educator.
One of an orchestra teacher’s duties is to introduce students to a variety of musical styles and genres. In an orchestra setting, one way to do this is by playing music from that style or genre. Opera is a particularly interesting and important musical style to introduce students to. To that end, we’re highlighting some of the string and full orchestra arrangements of opera selections available from Tempo Press.
Russia and Ukraine have rich musical histories, from traditional music to Glinka to Leontovich to Rachmaninov. Tempo Press has a wide selection of both easy and intermediate arrangements of Russian and Ukrainian works for your string and full orchestras. String Orchestra Full Orchestra
Robert McCashin is a noted composer and arranger as well as a conductor and educator.
This week’s highlighted new work is Ghost Lands, an original, grade 4 string orchestra work by Thom Sharp.
It’s Haydn’s 289th birthday!
“The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came” is an ancient Basque Christmas carol of unknown authorship. It originates from the 13th century and is also known by the title “Gabriel’s Message.”