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.”
Tracey Rush is founder and Executive Director of the Northeast Iowa School of Music in Dubuque. In addition to her teaching and administrative duties there, she is the orchestra director at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School. She is also the founding director of the Dubuque Community String Orchestra. In March 2010, the Telegraph Herald (Dubuque) named […]
This week we are highlighting another new arrangement from Robert McCashin. This time it is an adaptation of Michael Haydn’s Flute Quartet in D.