Member resources

Music Topics/Worksheets

Being a Great Ensemble Player - Link to a great way to look at how to make your best contribution to the group

Playing in a small ensemble - How to set up your chamber ensemble

Transposition Chart - This chart will help you determine what concert pitch means for your instrument.

C Instruments - Flute, Oboe, Bells, Trombone, Euphonium Bass Clef, Tuba, Electric Bass

Bb Instruments - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, tenor sax, trumpet, Baritone Treble clef

Eb Instruments - Alto Sax

F Instruments - French Horn

Keyed Instruments - Find out why many instruments are in different keys and what is meant by the term 'Concert key'.

Posture, Breathing, and glasses(seeing the music)!!

Major Scales - Learn about Whole Steps, Half Steps and major scales and how to figure out the scales for yourself.

Online Tools - A sample of some useful music websites and apps

Intervals - Learn what the interval of a third, a sixth, a seventh, etc. means and get some ideas how to hear these intervals.

Musical Markings - What does Allegro mean? How about dolce?

Time Signatures - What does 4/4, 6/8, 3/4 really mean?

Listening Links for Spring 2023

Saqqara: A Window to Ancient Egypt

Ghost Riders in the Sky

Midnight Waltz by Max Neufeld

Falcon Fanfare by Brian Balmages

Flash by Brian Beck

Radetzky March by Strauss arr. Andrew Balent

Ghosts of the lost ship

An American Hymntune Robert Sheldon

Tuxedo Junction arr. John Edmondson (click Sample Audio)

Blue train arr. Paul Murtha