Tradition of Excellence - Book 2

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The Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method is a music educator's dream; a flexible performance-centered curriculum that seamlessly blends classic and contemporary pedagogy and cutting-edge technology.  Bruce Pearson and Ryan Nowlin present a systematic comprehensive musicianship curriculum second-to-none.


Time-tested Approaches:

  • Scales, technical studies, chop-builders, warm-ups, rhythm studies and sight-reading
  • Solos, duets, rounds, band pieces and ensembles, including three built-in concert programs

Today's Trends:

  • Comprehenseive Standards-based curriculum
  • Repertoire from across time and around the world
  • Theory, composition, ear-training, improvisation, orchestration, conducting and history in every student book

Tomorrow's Technology:

  • Revolutionary Interactive Practice Studio (TM) and Interactive Teacher Studio (TM) applications that offer intuitive virtual student and teacher environments
  • State-of-the-art accompaniment recordings
  • Instrument-specific DVD's containing video lessons, accompaniments and importable audio files
  • Subscription-based SmartMusic (R) support