This method includes on-line play-along material.
It is currently being used by the following Brevard county schools:
Johnson Middle School
Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr.
Oslo Middle School
Check with your music director to be sure!
NOTE: Essential Elements 2000 and Essential Elements are the same book with the same contents. The publisher removed "2000" from the title but nothing else changed in the book.
Essential Elements for Band offers beginning students sound pedagogy and engaging music, all carefully paced to successfully start young players on their musical journey. EE features both familiar songs and specially designed exercises, created and arranged for the classroom in a unison-learning environment, as well as instrument-specific exercises to focus each student on the unique characteristics of their own instrument. EE provides both teachers and students with a wealth of materials to develop total musicianship, even at the beginning stages.
Essential Elements now includes Essential Elements Interactive (EEi), the ultimate online music education resource.
From the publisher: Division of measure includes counting rest values as well as note values. A mistake in counting note values while playing is heard...View full product details
Book one of the popular school band method used by many local schools including: Jackson MiddleMadison MiddleSpacecoast MiddleStone MiddleCocoa Jr./Sr.Edgewood Jr./Sr.Viera Charter SchoolJefferson Middle SchoolOdyssey...View full product details