3x3 is a percussion ensemble for young players written as a fast scherzo. The title comes from the fact that it is a work for 3 players with 3 instruments each. Beyond this, it is
A trio arrangement of the classic hymn. In a 3 feel written in C major with a modulation to F major. Great for teaching dynamics as well as ensemble playing.
Named for the Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico and the magnificent canyon country the park encompasses, this contest standard features a dramatic, well-conceived series of simple patterns and rolls
Based on Ode to Joy with a surprise quote at the end, Beethoven's Bellmen is playable on any combination of three keyboard instruments but works especially well with bell kits. An
This arrangement of the theme from Emile Waldteufel’s Les Patineurs, op. 183, is for three players. A mini-lesson is included that explains glissando techniques and double
These selections work as individual pieces or in a four-movement capacity. This "mini-symphony" reveals the importance of key relationships, tempo relationships, and contrasting dynamics.
A lively marimba trio with layered syncopated rhythms and Latin American sonorities. Muy bueno!
These easy arrangements of 21 holiday classics are each playable as a trio, duet, or solo with piano accompaniment for ultimate flexibility. Each compatible book contains a three-part score so musicians can
A classic Christmas carol arranged for bell trio with the addition of an auxiliary percussionist playing tambourine and sleigh bells. Great small ensemble for the holiday season.
A Little Malletmusik is another one of Brian Slawson’s brilliant pieces for beginning mallet percussionists. Despite its simple, catchy, and light character, it has a many pedagogical
The 4 books in this series, Woodwind Ensembles, Saxophone Ensembles, Brass Ensembles, and Percussion Ensembles may all be used individually or together in any combination. A tried and true part of
Pop Drop is another work by Brian Slawson aimed at developing the ensemble skills of young performers. Duple rhythms are passed around and played in unison, requiring the ensemble to listen
A brilliant collection of trios for young percussionists. Each piece is scored for three of the same instrument so the titles can be performed individually or as a suite!
Three Way Split is a fun and hip trio for snare drums. The piece is in a jazz waltz feel and uses mounted instruments such as tambourine and cowbell to color the series of syncopated