The following resources are provided by the FBA Small Schools Committee to assist directors in choosing literature for small bands, or bands with limited instrumentation.
Resources for finding literature
- https://smallbandlit.wikispaces.com - This site lists several pieces written for limited instrumentation. Excellent resource including program notes.
- YouTube.com has some recordings and a few score images.
- Teaching Music Through Performance CD’s
- Talking to other Band Directors
- Performances of Honor Bands i.e. Tri-State, All District, All-State, Mid-West, etc.
- Smart Music to view instrumentation and part difficulty
- Band Series: Flex Band, Build a Band from various publishers
- FBA music list, other state lists
- State MPA programs
- “Music for Concert Band” by Joseph Kreines & Robert Hansbrough
Music Publisher & Vendor Sites