Getting the beginner band sounding good is one of the first main challenges facing any band director. Participants in the band have to feel motivated and happy to be there, and have to enjoy what they are doing, right away.
That is why we’ve provided these four introductory Warm Ups in this section. They are all written within the range of a fifth, so able to be done by students who have only had just a few lessons on their instrument. With fun and egaging titles like “Chord Monster” and “Rhythm Rockets” you’ll have them enjoying their band in no time.
Listen to example (#2 Chord Monster):