• Alcatraz

    $500.00
    Alcatraz is a show that is obviously about the famous and notorious federal prison in San Francisco Bay. Many movies and documentaries have been filmed about Alcatraz Island known as “The Rock.” The music portrays many moods, styles and tempos and lends itself well to visual productions and props. This package includes Scores & Parts (in PDF format) and MP3 files. This show is available as Front Ensemble only. If you would like a quote for Shadow Lake Music to write your battery parts, please contact us. This show is available for REGIONAL PROTECTION. Submit your application before purchase.
  • The Raven

    $500.00$750.00
    The Raven by Wayne Markworth: With visual imagery and music to match, The Raven uses the Edgar Allen Poe poem to create many moods. Narration using fragments of the poem can be used as an option to create more drama. All packages include Scores & Parts (in PDF format), Data/Count Sheets (in Excel format) and MP3 files. This show is available for REGIONAL PROTECTION. Submit your application after purchase.
  • This is a very effect-based show that works on many layers. You can hear different rhythms stretch back and forth throughout the entire show. Different recognizable motifs are played with and "stretched" while the tempos do the same thing throughout the show. This show offers a variety of different music styles as well as an unlimited amount of coordination with the visual program. This show is available as Front Ensemble only. If you would like a quote for Shadow Lake Music to write your battery parts, please contact us. Open Class version and Full Packages coming soon All packages include Scores & Parts (in PDF format) and MP3 files. This show is available for REGIONAL PROTECTION. Submit your application BEFORE purchase. Open Class Front Ensemble Only - $800. Open Class FE & Battery - $1000. World Class Front Ensemble Only - $1000. World Class FE & Battery - $1200.se.
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    Strings

    $500.00
    Strings is all about puppets and marionettes. The performers begin being very mechanical and become more human as the show progresses. Strings can be used as part of the costume and as props. This show is available as Front Ensemble only. If you would like a quote for Shadow Lake Music to write your battery parts, please contact us. All packages include Scores & Parts (in PDF format) and MP3 files. This show has been SOLD. Contact us for availability in your area AFTER submitting the REGIONAL PROTECTION Request on our Home Page.
  • The Band ENFORCER Series These short pieces for Grade 1 are designed to reinforce various fundamentals by providing MAXIMUM repetition of the musical concept in a “fun to play” short piece. Method books introduce concepts, but are not able to provide enough repetition to make the concepts “stick.” After preparation of these fun tunes, students will be competent and will never (well, hardly ever) miss these fundamentals again.
  • Ex Machina

    $600.00$800.00
    Ex Machina is a show inspired by the recent movie about artificial intelligence. There are no vocals in this show, but there are a lot of electronic sounds set to a dark dystopian soundscape that can be set to many different concepts. The battery parts are more on the challenging side, probably closer to open class skill sets. battery parts by Tim Jackson All packages include Scores & Parts (in PDF format) and MP3 files. This show is AVAILABLE for REGIONAL PROTECTION. Submit your application BEFORE purchase.
  • The Interstellar Medium

    $1,000.00$1,200.00
    The Interstellar Medium is a show about two worlds becoming one. One is represented by the battery and the other the front ensemble. The opener is build around a conversation between these two voices that keeps intensifying in frequency. This eventually gives way to a ballad that brings the two worlds together. The closer is all about the power of the two worlds connected through the “interstellar medium.” Open Class version coming soon All packages include Scores & Parts (in PDF format) and MP3 files. This show is available for REGIONAL PROTECTION. Submit your application BEFORE purchase. Open Class Front Ensemble Only - $800. Open Class FE & Battery - $1000. World Class Front Ensemble Only - $1000. World Class FE & Battery - $1200.
  • Music Goin' Home is the beautiful lyric melody from The New World Symphony by Antonin Dvorak. The music focus for this etude is long tones and simple shaping. Visual This etude is about 45-degree pathways and establishing subsets. Get the students to commit to pathway and step size. The Music Etudes would also work well for Concert Band skill development. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Music Romanze is a lyrical 3/4 melody by Clara Schumann. The music focus for this etude is interval tuning and shaping. Every instrument part features a lot of divisi but has some unison passages as well. Visual This etude is about learning how to set a circle form and then how to rotate a circle. The Music Etudes would also work well for Concert Band skill development. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Music Figaro is the well known technical melody from The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Mozart. This etude focuses on scales in the keys of F, Bb, and Eb major. It features the same passage in the three different keys and then a little tag ending that moves through the three keys as well. Visual The purpose of this etude is to teach the students how to read the field. The focus is hitting the yard line and splitting on different counts and different feet. The Music Etudes would also work well for Concert Band skill development. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Music Elite Syncopations is a ragtime melody by Scott Joplin. This etude focuses on syncopated rhythms and articulation. Learning how to count and/or clap this etude will help the player master the rhythms. Visual The focus of this etude is primary direction changes. A primary direction change is straight forwards to backwards, straight backwards to forwards, left to right, and right to left. The Music Etudes would also work well for Concert Band skill development. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Music Beethoven 5 is the famous theme from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. The music focus for this etude is lip slurs and articulation and also involves some LOUD playing. Visual This etude is all about single time vs half time. The Music Etudes would also work well for Concert Band skill development. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Music William Tell is the famous theme from William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini. The music focus of this etude is double-tonguing with optional parts for younger players. Visual The focus of this etude is pathways. The students will hit every major pathway. The Music Etudes would also work well for Concert Band skill development. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Just a Breeze is an easy bossa nova utilizing straight eighth notes (the best way to begin the study of jazz,) legato & staccato articulations and simple syncopations, all addressed in the Preparatory Exercises. Every instrument gets a turn at the melody and anyone can solo. Just a Breeze is the first tune in the Jazz Vision Series collection of medium-easy, progressive, educational charts for the young jazz musician. The series is based on research on Multiple Learning Styles realizing that the majority of learners are visual dominant and will learn jazz best by seeing how it is actually played. Click on "Jazz Vision Series Description" for complete information. Every tune in this series includes: - one page of Preparatory Exercises of skills used in the tune - the Tune with an optional open chorus for solos - one page Improvisation Sheet with exercises on scales & chords and sample solos - Appropriate Drum Set patterns for the style of the Tune - Accompaniment Tracks - XML files for use with SmartMusic or MusicFirst Buy all 4 tunes in Collection 1 for the price of 3 - $120. Click here for the Collection 1 package.
  • Jazz Vision Series is a collection of medium-easy, progressive, educational charts for the young jazz musician. It is based on research on Multiple Learning Styles realizing that the majority of learners are visual dominant and will learn jazz best by seeing how it is actually played. Collection 1 - Latin & Rock 1. Just a Breeze - Easy Bossa Nova Click for more information 2. Geology 101 - Easy Rock Click for more information 3. Clear Skies - Rock Ballad Click for more information 4. Real Smooth - Latin Rock Click for more information Click on "Jazz Vision Series Description" below for complete information. Every tune in this series includes: - one page of Preparatory Exercises of skills used in the tune - the Tune with an optional open chorus for solos - one page Improvisation Sheet with exercises on scales & chords and sample solos - Accompaniment Tracks - XML files for use with SmartMusic or MusicFirst Buy all 4 tunes in Collection 1 for the price of 3 - $120.
  • Clear Skies is a simple rock ballad utilizing straight eighth notes (the best way to begin the study of jazz.) Seventh chords and dynamic shaping are introduced in the Preparatory Exercises. The improvisation approach is based on melodic embellishment. Clear Skies is the third tune in the Jazz Vision Series of medium-easy, progressive, educational charts for the young jazz musician. It is based on research on Multiple Learning Styles realizing that the majority of learners are visual dominant and will learn jazz best by seeing how it is actually played. Click on "Jazz Vision Series Description" for complete information. Every tune in this series includes: - one page of Preparatory Exercises of skills used in the tune - the Tune with an optional open chorus for solos - one page Improvisation Sheet with exercises on scales & chords and sample solos - Appropriate Drum Set patterns for the style of the Tune - Accompaniment Tracks - XML files for use with SmartMusic or MusicFirst Buy all 4 tunes in Collection 1 for the price of 3 - $120. Click here for Collection 1 Package.
  • Jazz Vision Series is a collection of medium-easy, progressive, educational charts for the young jazz musician. It is based on research on Multiple Learning Styles realizing that the majority of learners are visual dominant and will learn jazz best by seeing how it is actually played. Collection 1 - Latin & Rock 1. Just a Breeze - Easy Bossa Nova Click for more information 2. Geology 101 - Easy Rock Click for more information 3. Clear Skies - Rock Ballad Click for more information 4. Real Smooth - Latin Rock Click for more information Click on "Jazz Vision Series Description" below for complete information. Every tune in this series includes: - one page of Preparatory Exercises of skills used in the tune - the Tune with an optional open chorus for solos - one page Improvisation Sheet with exercises on scales & chords and sample solos - Accompaniment Tracks - XML files for use with SmartMusic or MusicFirst Buy all 4 tunes in Collection 1 for the price of 3 - $120.
  • ALL 6 ETUDES The COMBINED PACKAGE includes all 6 Etudes at a reduced price. 1 Goin' Home 2 Romanze 3 Figaro 4 Elite Syncopations 5 Beethoven 5 6 William Tell See each Etude for specific information with sample parts and MP3s. All packages include: Music Scores, Parts & Instructions (PDF) and MP3 files Visual Instructions (PDF) and Drill Video (.mov)
  • Geology 101 is a simple rock tune with a catchy melody utilizing straight eighth notes (the best way to begin the study of jazz.) Rhythm patterns, articulations and simple syncopations are all addressed in the Preparatory Exercises. Every instrument gets a turn at the melody and anyone can solo. Geology 101 is the second tune in the Jazz Vision Series of medium-easy, progressive, educational charts for the young jazz musician. It is based on research on Multiple Learning Styles realizing that the majority of learners are visual dominant and will learn jazz best by seeing how it is actually played. Click on "Jazz Vision Series Description" for complete information. Every tune in this series includes: - one page of Preparatory Exercises of skills used in the tune - the Tune with an optional open chorus for solos - one page Improvisation Sheet with exercises on scales & chords and sample solos - Appropriate Drum Set patterns for the style of the Tune - Accompaniment Tracks - XML files for use with SmartMusic or MusicFirst Buy all 4 tunes in Collection 1 for the price of 3 - $120. Click here for Collection 1 Package.
  • by Wayne Markworth This is a collection of exercises and warm-ups to use with high school & middle school jazz ensembles. A new visual approach to teaching swing rhythms utilizing triplet notation and their equivalent traditional rhythms is a special feature of this package. Includes permission to copy and use at your school
  • Real Smooth is a Latin/Rock tune with a bouncy, syncopated lilt utilizing straight eighth notes (the best way to begin the study of jazz.) Rhythm patterns, articulations and simple syncopations are all addressed in the Preparatory Exercises. Anyone can solo in the "Open for Solos" section and there is an opportunity for your drum set player to shine (ad lib or written) on a short feature. Real Smooth is the fourth tune in the Jazz Vision Series of medium-easy, progressive, educational charts for the young jazz musician. It is based on research on Multiple Learning Styles realizing that the majority of learners are visual dominant and will learn jazz best by seeing how it is actually played. Click on "Jazz Vision Series Description" for complete information. Every tune in this series includes: - one page of Preparatory Exercises of skills used in the tune - the Tune with an optional open chorus for solos - one page Improvisation Sheet with exercises on scales & chords and sample solos - Appropriate Drum Set patterns for the style of the Tune - Accompaniment Tracks - XML files for use with SmartMusic or MusicFirst Buy all 4 tunes in Collection 1 for the price of 3 - $120. Click here for Collection 1 Package.
  • The “music warm-up” segment at the beginning of a rehearsal is so much more than that. It is an opportunity to work on all of the ensemble skills such as quality of sound, playing together, matching style (articulation) and matching dynamics. Hence the addition of the word “Development.” Here is a Daily Warm-up & Development that "covers all of the bases" - Sound, Technique and Musicianship. Used on a daily basis, these exercises will produce great individual and ensemble results. Also included is Daily Warm-up Two, a more advanced warm-up and the Range Builder exercises. The Daily Warm-up & Development works equally well in concert band and marching band. All packages include Scores & Parts (in PDF format.)
  • by Wayne Markworth These exercises for Warm-up and Development for the middle school bands will start each rehearsal with focus and purpose. Works well as a preface to method book work or band pieces. There are three complete warm-ups at progressive levels. Parts are included for mallets and snare drum that can be used with the winds or separately. "...a comprehensive approach to a warm-up routine that the students and I can use without having to turn pages in a method book to find the ones you need." - Band Director Permission is granted to copy as needed for your school only.  

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