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

  • - This site lists several pieces written for limited instrumentation.  Excellent resource including program notes.
  • 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