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UP FRONT

A complete resource for today"s pit ensemble
Level: Easy to Advanced
Pages: 225
Release Date: 2003
Delivery Method: Physical
Product ID : TSPB-06
Price: $45.00
Item #: TSPB-06


Description

Over the past twenty years or so, the "pit" or (front ensemble) has grown to be an integral part of the modern drum corps and marching band activities. This evolution has brought us into a new realm in the world of percussion education and performance, merging outdoor playing styles with indoor playing styles.

UP FRONT explores the numerous details of a successful front ensemble. Topics include equipment, instrument ranges, transporting, instrument care, technique, exercises, teaching techniques, arranging, and much more. At a whopping 225 pages thick, this resource is sure to provide years of insight. It is meant to be an all-encompassing guide for pit members and educators of any experience level.

Jim Casella and Jim Ancona have instructed and arranged for some of drum corps' most musical and innovative percussion ensembles. Now they have combined their "pit knowledge" into one complete resource. UP FRONT explores every unique aspect of today's front ensemble, from technique and musicianship to arranging and instructing.

Up Front Student Edition NOW AVAILABLE. Now your students can have their very own copy at a fraction of the cost!

 

Description

Over the past twenty years or so, the "pit" or (front ensemble) has grown to be an integral part of the modern drum corps and marching band activities. This evolution has brought us into a new realm in the world of percussion education and performance, merging outdoor playing styles with indoor playing styles.

UP FRONT explores the numerous details of a successful front ensemble. Topics include equipment, instrument ranges, transporting, instrument care, technique, exercises, teaching techniques, arranging, and much more. At a whopping 225 pages thick, this resource is sure to provide years of insight. It is meant to be an all-encompassing guide for pit members and educators of any experience level.

Jim Casella and Jim Ancona have instructed and arranged for some of drum corps' most musical and innovative percussion ensembles. Now they have combined their "pit knowledge" into one complete resource. UP FRONT explores every unique aspect of today's front ensemble, from technique and musicianship to arranging and instructing.

Up Front Student Edition NOW AVAILABLE. Now your students can have their very own copy at a fraction of the cost!

 



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