Band RHYTHM BUNDLE: Fundamentals for Middle School Band

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Band Directors Talk Shop
Grade Levels
4th - 12th
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This Rhythm Bundle was designed to help your students become better rhythm counters and sight readers. Help them transition from counting rhythms to playing them on the music staff! By using simple, easy to play songs, your students can focus on mastering tricky rhythms (and not focus on their fingers!)

This Rhythm Bundle contains exercises for full band. All fundamental packs are in Concert B flat, except Itsy Bitsy Time, which is in Concert E flat. These band exercises would be particularly helpful in a beginning band class setting or for homogeneous sectionals. Each packet has the original song and multiple variations containing different tricky rhythms. There are 3 levels included for each pack (with PowerPoint slide shows) so you can choose the appropriate level for your students.

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♫ PowerPoint slide show included for each set! ♫

What's Included:

Band Fundamentals “Hot Cross Rhythms”

Band Fundamentals “Twinkle Twinkle Ties”

Band Fundamentals “Mary had A Lot Of Rests”

Band Fundamentals “Itsy Bitsy Time”

Music is written for the following parts:

• Flute/Oboe/Bells

• Clarinet/Trumpet

• Alto Saxophone

• Tenor Saxophone/Baritone T.C.

• French Horn

• Trombone/Euphonium/Bassoon

• Tuba

Each Rhythm Set Includes

• PDF of music pages

• PowerPoint Slide Show (40-50 slides per rhythm pack)

• Ideas for use, including pop quizzes, games and warm-ups


Some positive feedback from happy customers who have purchased some of our Fun Fundamentals packs from our store:

⭐“I can't wait to use the Powerpoint in my beginning band classes! Level 2 is PERFECT since we are working on dotted quarter notes. Thanks for a great product!”

⭐“Very easy to introduce and my beginning classes enjoyed playing through the first few variations.”

⭐"My students are struggling with tied rhythms. Can't wait to use this! Plan on using level 1 with beginners and levels 2-3 with concert band. Thanks!"


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