A comprehensive band method for percussion.
Created to engage beginning students, Essential Elements for Band Book 1 offers sound pedagogy that is carefully paced to ensure success with beginner band players. EE features familiar tunes along with warm-up and rhythm exercises, created and arranged for the classroom in a unison-learning environment. Also included are exercises specific for each instrument, to focus each student on the unique characteristics of their own instrument.
The Essential Elements series also includes basic music theory and music history examples. Essential Elements for Band includes access to Essential Elements Interactive (EEi), the ultimate online music education resource that works on any device. EEi includes access to helpful beginner videos, Play-Along tracks for all exercises in the books, duet and trio parts to selected songs, and a listening library of great band music. Videos and audio tracks are available for streaming or downloading. (Essential Elements for Band and Essential Elements Interactive are fully compatible with Essential Elements 2000).
- My EE Library – Instant stream and downloads
- Music Theory and history
- Multicultural music
- Creativity and assessment
- Sight-reading and rhythm pages