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Cincinnati, OH 45209

Recommended Resources
Private Lessons

Please contact your teacher for recommendations.  Another great resource is your local public school band website.

Videos & Recordings

US Army Band "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

Berklee Students "What the World Needs Now"



You can find the four scales that we use on page 37 of the book:

The following are some YouTube links to warm-up by practicing the Concert B Flat Scale. 

Follow along with the one that corresponds to your instrument. 

Concert B Flat Scale in the Accent on Achievement book, page 37 top line:

o   Concert B Flat Scale for Flute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNZyNaP7aNk

o   Concert B Flat Scale for Clarinet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fM3IshHpTO4

o   Concert B Flat Scale for Sax: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFKYME1E7ro

o   Concert B Flat Scale for Trumpet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o38fhfCqTFg

o   Concert B Flat Scale for Low Brass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE9YGjY4eCY

Other Concert Scales for F, E Flat, and A Flat in the Accent on Achievement book, page 37:


12 Major Scales and Arpeggios:

Advanced Students

For students who want to try some new songs,  sheet music in pdf format is here:


Current music:  you can download these files and practice along with them at home:


1. Click on the link for the desired song. (Either MP3 Audio format or WAV Audio Format. Select the version that works best with your Audio Player on your computer)

2. Select your child’s Instrument (Please make note on the upper right corner of your child’s music exactly which part they are playing.     (i.e. 1st Alto Sax or 2nd Alto Sax)

3. When you found your child’s part, click the box with three dots in it to the right of the song name.    (NOTE: a menu will come up and allow you to DOWNLOAD it to your computer)

4. If you are using GOOGLE, it will automatically download it to your “DOWNLOAD” folder.  You will see it at the bottom of your screen.    (NOTE: if it went to your down load folder you can copy/cut and paste it to where you would like to store the audio file.)

5. FIND the FULL ORCHESTRA audio file for the song and you should also download that file to your computer. (Now your child has their individual part and how it should be played AND what their part sounds like in a FULL ORCHESTRA.  The goal is to have your child learn their part well enough to play with and keep up with the FULL ORCHESTRA)

6. Once you have downloaded it, just double click it and it should start playing in whatever Player you are using on your computer.



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