Spotlight: Eric B. Davis

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 […]

7 School String Orchestra Titles from Czech Composers

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 […]

New Music Friday: Sneak Peek of New 2021 Titles

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, […]

Spotlight: Robert Sieving

Robert Sieving is a Minneapolis-based composer, arranger, and retired high school choral music educator.

29 Opera Arrangements for String and Full Orchestra

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.

Music of Russia and Ukraine for String and Full Orchestra

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