Beginning Band Method Book Bundle | Method Series Level 1 for 18 Instruments

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    Quarter Note Companion Level 1 Sheet Music Scores and Parts
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    1. Your entire beginning band curriculum at your fingertips. This bundle includes:Level 1 of our customizable band method series for 18 instruments + a full-length conductor score. Level 1 of our instrument specific theory book for 15 instruments.Level 1 of our simple rhythm drillsLevel 1 of our 77 sig
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    Teach beginning band on a tiny budget with The Quarter Note Companion Level 1! This bundle includes Level 1 of our customizable band method series for 18 instruments + a full-length conductor score. Buy once, print a bunch, and teach notes and rhythms with ease - no fancy $10 book per student required. 

    Our simple and logical approach focuses on teaching rhythm effectively by focusing on ensemble pulse and unison rhythmic playing

    Check out this quick video for a comprehensive look at our method! 

    What You Get: 

    • Introduction to the instrument (with pictures!) 
      • How to build 
      • Posture 
      • Making a sound 
      • Cleaning 

    • Slow introduction to new notes and rhythms with repetition 
      • Concert G, A, Bb, C, D, Eb, E-nat, F, and G 
      • Whole, half, quarter, and eighth note rhythms 

    • 11 “song sheets” - short, fun, engaging, and varied tunes 

    • 3 full-length concert pieces

    Band teachers love The Quarter Note Companion because: 

    • It's Student-Focused
      • 12 pages of 42 short and simple songs that kids love 
      • Explicitly taught skills with repeated practice = student success 
      • Skills build upon each other 
      • Slow and steady pace to keep all learners engaged

    • It's Customizable
      • 29 extra pages for each book gives you options for how you teach the first 5 notes (pick your order!) 

    • Included rote sheets for “sound over sight” method

    • Extra pages for: 
      • Instrument parts
      • Embouchure formation
      • Posture
      • Fingering charts
      • Progress chart
      • QR codes & links to practice tracks

    • It's Affordable
      • Buy once and make copies for your entire class 
      • No more wasting time with forgotten books! 

    This bundle is your one-stop shop for beginning band - we’ve included books for: 



    Clarinet in Bb

    Bass Clarinet in Bb

    Alto Saxophone

    Tenor Saxophone

    Baritone Saxophone


    Trumpet in Bb




    Baritone T.C.


    Electric Bass


    Mallet Percussion

    Non-Pitched Percussion

    Check Out The Rest Of The Quarter Note Companion Band Method Series:

    Quarter Note Companion Theory Book - Level One - Supplemental Theory Activities

    Quarter Note Companion Rhythm Book - Level One - Rhythmic Drills for Band

    Quarter Note Companion Method Book - Level Two

    Quarter Note Companion Theory Book - Level Two - Supplemental Theory Activities

    Quarter Note Companion Rhythm Book - Level Two - Rhythmic Drills for Band

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    The Quarter Note Companion for Strings - A Beginning Strings Method

    Cheat Sheets for Band and Strings

    The Beginning Band Seasonal Growing Bundle

    Three Simple Band Lab Lessons

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    Total Pages
    1,136 pages
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    Teaching Duration
    1 Year
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