Essential Elements for Band Book Two continues the EE learning system with a review of Book 1. Book 2 further develops performance skills through a variety of exercises and melodies, including a section of individual studies designed for each instrument.
Here’s all you need to know about what Book Two has to offer students:
Book 1 Review
At the start of Book 2, there is an overview of the concepts from EE Book 1. In these three pages, every concept from EE Book 1 is reviewed and the students have a chance to perform them in an exercise, serving as a great "catch-all" when moving to a new book.
Essential Elements Features: Continued and Expanded
Book 2 includes carefully crafted daily warm-ups for various stages of development. These are time-tested fundamentals to reinforce proper playing habits, and help students develop:
Each book contains music specifically written for that instrument
In the Individual Study Section, students will find:
Musical lines designed to address specific needs of each instrument.
Each exercise is demonstrated by a professional soloist and has a classical piano accompaniment track.
This section expands and strengthens the skills taught throughout Book 2.
Rubank Chorales & Studies
Full band chorales and Rubank Scale Studies will help your students master music and technique in multiple keys
One Rubank Instrumental Solo with piano accompaniment is featured in each book