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"Music Conducting Tips; Stop Wasting Time & Start Playing More Music"

Do you despise wasting time? I do too. So with my 'inside connections ' I convinced Carl that he should pry some of his hard won music teaching wisdom out of his brain and put it down for the rest of us to benefit from. Not only that but I convinced him he should do it for free. (I LOVE FREE!)

Like you I have been out in the trenches trying to get good rehearsals out of less than enthusiastic music program participants. Teaching conditions,music budgets and materials were often subterranean. How about attempting to balance work,music teaching, and having a good life? Yep, like you I've been handling that one for a while too.

Carl Hammond's credits include conducting bands and orchestras, teaching music, performing on piano & trombone, musical composing, and arranging music on a worldwide stage. And he's done it for over 40 years, so there are definitely some things he can share that could make life better for the rest of the band music, jazz music, chamber music and music teaching populations.

With that idea we have put up a FanPage of all things musical that we have found useful. Musically interesting articles, links, audio and more are there to expand your mind. And please join in the fun with your contributions too.

Carl's Special Report along with other goodies is available if you subscribe here. You'll then have access to the Members Only sectionof our Fanbook. There's a whole set of Free Reports just for you! If this appeals to your enquiring mind hit 'special report'. Snippets of good usable music teaching advice will magically appear after your opt-in.


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All purchases are a full download of the music score and all instrumental parts that you may photocopy for your own group use

Hymn & Kyrie 3.0-3.5 $20 By Palestrina, arr. by Carl Hammond ----Two pieces by the Renaissance master, originally for a capella choir. Introduces students to an enchanting musical style seldom played by concert bands. MP3 | Sample score pages

March of the Mutineers 3.0-3.5 $20 Composed by Carl Hammond ----A brash, tuneful march that keeps everyone in the group busy. Written in a modern style with some "spicy" harmonies. Suitable for outdoor 'pops' presentation as well as the more formal concert situation MP3 | Sample score pages

Ouvre Ton Coeur 3.0-3.5 $20 Composed by Bizet Arr; Carl Hammond for vocal soloist & concert band. ----This is a lovely French Chanson with a definite Spanish flavor. Originally intended as an aria in an opera, “Ivan the Terrible” that Bizet never completed. This arrangement is a welcome addition a very limited repertoire for vocal soloist & concert band. MP3 | Sample score pages

Unfinished Symphony 3.5-4.0 $20 By Schubert, arranged by C .Hammond ----His best known & most beloved composition, the first movement of Symphony #8 slightly condensed but with the charm of the original. MP3 | Sample score pages

Level 3 Concert Band

For the band who has some pretty good experience. Look over the sample score sheets to get the feel for the needs of these works and don't forget that the piano part will cover any parts you don't have in your band.

Explore the catalog of downloadable sheet music below ---and don't forget to sign up for access to our Members Only pages & your FREE Music Program Special Report

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Centennial Fanfare 3.5 $20 Composed Carl Hammond ----Reasonably easy but exciting, full sounding fanfare for the young musician. A good concert opener. MP3 | Sample score pages
Centre Point 3.0-3.5 $20 Composed by Carl Hammond ----In a contemporary rock style with modern harmonies and some challenging rhythms. MP3 | Sample score pages
Dangermouse 3.0-3.5 $20 By M. Harding, arr. by C. Hammond ----This arrangement of the theme music of the popular cartoon hero will be challenging and fun to play. A crowd pleaser. MP3 | Sample score pages