W62Bn - Tradition Of Excellence Book 2 - Bassoon

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The Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method is a music educator s dream! It s 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.
Tradition of Excellence combines time tested approaches, today s trends and tomorrow s technology to advance your band program.
Time Tested Approaches:
Three unique starting systems
Differentiated instruction and learning allows you to customize your teaching
Pedagogically sound two-page lessons
Sound-before-symbol rhythm instruction
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:
Comprehensive Standards-based curriculum
Color coding connects new concepts with the music
Rhythm introductions adaptable to any counting system
Nine page Oboe starting system
Expanded Horn book with F and B-flat fingerings
All in one Percussion book
Repertoire from across time and around the world
Built in written and performance assessment
Theory, composition, ear training, improvisation, orchestration, conducting and history in every student book
Historical and interdisciplinary worksheets and teaching guides
Ready to use lesson plans
Multiple option ensemble scoring
Comprehensive, easy to use Conductor Score
Score companion: Teaching Band with Excellence: a Comprehensive Curricular, Pedagogical, and Administrative Resource - an indispensable aid to the teacher
Tomorrow s Technology:
Revolutionary Interactive Practice StudiosTM and Interactive Teaching StudioTM that offer intuitive virtual student and teacher environments
State of the art accompaniment recordings
Instrument specific DVDs containing video lessons, accompaniments and importable audio files
Downloadable lesson plans, worksheets and editable forms
Interactive whiteboard ready
Subscription based SmartMusic support
The Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method is comprised of:
21 instrument specific student books with an access code to the IPSTM online application and a DVD containing video lessons and recorded accompaniments
Conductor score
Score companion, Teaching Band with Excellence: a Comprehensive Curricular, Pedagogical, and Administrative Resource


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