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Marching Band    Jazz Band    Concert Band    Small Ensemble    Beginning Band

Marching Band Music

Yablochko - Dance of the Russian Sailor - Russian Revolutionary Folk Song -  arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $100.00
Dating from the Russian Revolution of the 1917, this opener is a classic. Includes battery and frontline percussion parts.

The Seasons - Alexander Glazunov arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $600.00
Composed in 1900 by Neoclassical composer Alexander Glazunov, this four movement show features works from his ballet of the same name.

Spring - by Antonio Vivaldi arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $150.00
Based on the movement from Vivaldi's Concerto Grosso, The Seasons, this work is a timeless classic. This piece is sure to challenge all and give your mallet players a workout. Includes battery and frontline percussion parts.

Carol of the Bells (Percussion Feature) - Traditional arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $100.00
This Percussion feature will keep you audience humming your show as they walk to their cars. Very high TRF (Tune Recognition/Recall Factor). Includes battery and frontline percussion parts.

Reincarnation (includes the following:)

Dies Irae - by Giuseppe Verdi arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $150.00
This opener flat out rocks the house. It grabs the listener immediately with serious impacts and runs hard until the finish. Includes battery and frontline percussion parts.

Little Fugue - by J. S. Bach arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $150.00
Bach could not have envisioned that his Little Fugue would make make the perfect marching band production number. Features flute/oboe solo. Includes battery and frontline percussion parts.

Conflict (Percussion Feature) - by Shaun M. Owens - $150.00
This Percussion feature is accessible by most high school lines. Includes battery and frontline percussion parts.  Confilct resolved with The Doxology.

Firebird Finale - by Igor Stravinsky arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $150.00
Based on the 1911 score, this closer is a classic. Stravinsky wrote a drum corps ending long before the genre existed. Battery and pit percussion parts are included.

Thus Sprach Zarathustra - by Richard Strauss arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $100.00
The classic theme to the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey is set complete with battery and pit percussion.

Custom arranged shows are also available. Contact for consultation.

Jazz Band Music

All The Things - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 4) - $40.00
A smooth ballad featuring a beautiful melody with lots of independent counter melodic material. The ranges of the brass parts require solid players in the lead and jazz chairs. Otherwise, most players will be challenged without being overwhelmed.

Bad Girl - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $40.00
This swing chart is accessible for your young players, while challenging your veterans.

El Diablo Azul - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $40.00
This Latin barn burner starts fast and sprints to the finish. Plenty of room for your soloists and a good challenge for you sax section towards the conclusion.

East Rutherford Blowout - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 5) - $45.00
Blowout is based on the traditional Russian folksong Meadowlands. Driving percussion lays down the groove behind a halftime feel sax melody. The trumpets pick things up moving into a piano solo. Several style and tempo changes are utilized depicting everything from Cossacks on the steppe to the conflict between Soviet socialism and Russian democracy. This chart is for the serious ensemble.

Fogbound - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $40.00
This shuffle opens big then lays back with an infectious groove. A strung out sax soli leads into a piano solo. The trombones set up the return of the groove building to a flat out race to the edge. This is great chart for developing and established ensembles.

Melancholy Mood - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 4) - $40.00
A reflective ballad in the style of Frank Sinatra or Harry Connick, Jr. Flute and tenor sax solos along with laid back male vocal part. Lead trumpet is written to high D with optional screamer part written if the player is available.

Shortcake - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $40.00
A straight ahead swing chart with a great groove. This chart is a great addition to any library.

Smokin' - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $40.00
Smokin' is a moderate jazz waltz that will keep you band excited and involved. An open solo section provides room for you soloists to strut their stuff.

Sunset At Half Moon Bay - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 4) - $40.00
A flugelhorn solo takes a lazy walk on the beach. A couple friends cascade along, enjoying the sun before it sinks below the horizon. Then the party begins! The up tempo latin dance features plenty of solo space for your jazzers to stretch out in the sand. The 6/8 ending hails the following morning's sunrise, breaking up a night of fun.

Concert Band Music

A Brief Tour of Music History - arr. by Shaun M. Owens (Grades 1-3) - $150.00
Your students will learn the highlights of western music history through performance of works of the greatest composers of all time. This Lecture Concert Series has excerpts of great works and is accessible for any middle and high schools groups. Your band will learn the core content in music history through performance of works by: Machault, Palestrina, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Stravinsky and others. The package includes an editable PowerPoint presentation, open response prompts, multiple choice tests and SmartMusic assignments ready to access your student's knowledge. This is an instant concert program you can use as teaching too for students and audience alike.

Waterford Suite - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 4) - $80.00
Written in honor of my father's hometown in northwestern Pennsylvania, this three movement suite will be a perfect piece for concert festival. Mvt. 1- Picnic In The Park, is a happy beginning to the work. Mvt. 2 - Le Boeuf, is a slow stately tune featuring flute and tuba solo. Mvt. 3 - Centennial Celebration is a multi-meter work tying the composition together and looking towards the future.

Drive! - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 4) - $75.00
The title says it all. The commute many of us face daily portrayed in this fast paced and exciting work.

Equs - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $75.00
This exciting fanfare was written to commemorate the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games held in Lexington, KY.  At 2:30, this is makes a great opening statement for any concert.

Kentucky Days - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 4) - $60.00
This piece reflects the westward expansion of the new country at the dawn of the 19th century. Horn players will be challenged, but not overwhelmed by this composition. The ensemble is given lots of opportunity for expressive playing.

Take Me Home - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 3) - $60.00
Take Me Home expresses the story of reflection back upon a life well lived. Based on old Welsh folk song, each choir has the opportunity to play this tune in a variety of settings. This piece is a tearjerker, sure to leave your audience uplifted.

Over There - by George M. Cohan arr. by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 2.5) - $50.00
Written in 1917, this American classic was a rallying cry for the folks at home prior to the US entry into the Great War.  This short march is perfect for any concert.

My Old Kentucky Home - by Stephen Foster arr. by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 2.5) - $50.00
Your group will sound great playing this expressive chorale setting. The overall shape is a bell curve, starting softly while growing to the fullness of the "B" phrase, then slowly fading away to a distant solo (cued in several parts). This arrangement of Stephen Foster's beautiful song is a necessary addition to any library.

Egyptination - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 1.5) - $30.00
You'll hear the wind blowing across the sand. Birds in the Nile River delta are heard in the creative flute head joint effects. the reflective beginning winds up with the clarinets taking over telling the story of the pharaohs rule with an bronze fist. Your students will ask to play this tune over and over.

Maxwell March -  by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 1) - $30.00
This easy march uses the first 7 notes of the Bb Major scale.  It is  a great piece to introduce march style.  Liberal use of doubling allows this work to be played with flexible instrumentation.

Twinkle Variations - by W. A. Mozart arr. by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 1) - $30.00
Mozart's very early composition set for elementary band. Each section is clearly marked creating a valuable tool for teaching theme and variations form and structure.

Mary's Small Sheep - arr. by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 1) - $30.00
This elementary band arrangement of Mary is a great closer for that first concert. The ranges are all Bb to F with the exception of the trombones adding low A and the clarinets playing written F#, Ab and low G. This piece is great for teaching form and beginning part playing.

30 Bach Chorales for Band, Vol. 1 - arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $7.00
These 4 part chorales are arranged so each instrument can play any part (SATB). This collection is a great tool for teaching listening, chord structure, theory and advanced tuning.  Available for Conductor (Keyboard), Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinets/Trumpet, TC Baritone, Eb Saxophones, Tenor Saxophone, F Horn, Trombone/Baritone/Bassoon & Tuba. Please indicate specific quantities and parts when ordering.

30 Bach Chorales for Band, Vol. 2 - arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $7.00
Thirty more gems from the Baroque master.

30 Bach Chorales for Band, Vol. 3 - arr. by Shaun M. Owens - $7.00
Thirty more from the Baroque master.

30 Bach Chorales for Orchestra, Vol. 1 - COMING SOON!

Small Ensemble Music

Calliope For Flutes - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 2) - $15.00
This flute quintet will bring back childhood memories of merry-go-rounds and county fairs.

Mourning Doves - by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 2) - $15.00
Written for string quartet, this piece was inspired by the doves on the wire outside the windows of my youth.

Wedding March from Midsummer Night's Dream - by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy arr. by Shaun M. Owens (Grade 2) - $15.00
This brass quintet is perfect for processional or recessional.  In the key of C so it can be played along with the original keyboard work.

Elementary Band Music

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Music Symbol Posters from SHAWK MUSIC
A set of the most common musical symbols with titles, each on an individual 8.5" X 11" page.

Counting Worksheets by Shaun M. Owens
These worksheets progress from quarter notes and rests through halves, wholes, eighths, dots & ties, triplets and sixteenths. A summary exam is also included.

Bb Scale Fingering Charts from SHAWK MUSIC
A set of fingering charts for flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, horn, trombone, baritone and tuba. Each includes the names of the lines and spaces with their appropriate clef.

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