2015 Alberta Band Association Festival Syllabus

Grade Four
Windjammer - Buckley*
Song for Lyndsay - Boysen*
Prairie Songs - La Plante
Scenes from Old Russia - trans Singleton
The Spring Sketches - Yanigasawa
Three Celtic Dances - Balmages
Aquarium - De Meji
Grade Five
Puszta - Van der Roost
Bandancing - Stamp
Hymn to a Blue Hour - Mackey
October - Whiteacre
Metroplex: Three Postcards from Manhattan - Sheldon
Pageant - Persichetti
Handel in the Strand - Grainger**
Suite of Old American Dances - Bennett***
Grade Six
Paris Sketches - Martin Ellerby (Maecenas Music)
Sinfonia no. 3 La Salsa Roberto Sierraz( - Mvmt 1 Tumbao (rental only)
Suite Francaise - D. Milhaud (Hal Leonard)
Masquerade - V. Persichetti (Theodore Presser)
Postcard - F. Ticheli (Manhattan Beach)
Heroes Lost and Fallen - D. Gillingham (Hal Leonard)
Passacaglia - Homage on Bach R. Nelson (Ludwig)


Jan 24, 2018
A small update!

Jun 8, 2017
Please see below for new releases in music education for band and choir.

Jun 5, 2017
The June Sale is on!

May 17, 2017
Some New Music For Summer!

Apr 19, 2017
To celebrate Canada's 150th!

Jan 23, 2017
Music Direct is now a Frederick Harris Music dealer!

May 18, 2016
Little note about publishers and ordering

May 3, 2016
Band Building and more!

Apr 20, 2016
Some new sight readings and additional reviews.

Feb 6, 2016

The below new releases were just premiered at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago.

May 31, 2015

Introducing new supplies that will be featured on our upcoming annual June Sale.

Jan 16, 2015

New! - Mini Clip Chromatic Tuner - Tune Pro

Jan 16, 2015
New! - Teaching Instrumental Music in Canadian Schools - Dr. Ed Wasiak - in stock

Jun 10, 2014

Here is what is new in Music Education

Jun 9, 2014

New Lighter Selections from Hal Leonard.

Jun 4, 2013
New Lighter/Pop music for band

Jun 4, 2013
New in Music Education for 2013 - Tom Dust book, Teaching Music Through Performance and more.