A place for wind musicians to practice with others.

A place for wind musicians to practice with others.

A place for wind musicians to practice with others. A place for wind musicians to practice with others.

A place for wind musicians to practice with others.

A place for wind musicians to practice with others.

A place for wind musicians to practice with others. A place for wind musicians to practice with others. A place for wind musicians to practice with others.

Because practicing alone is boring

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Because practicing alone is boring

Let's Play!

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Who and What:

This website is for wind musicians:  trumpet, flute, etc. who want to play with other people, anywhere, anytime.  The goal would be to have a perfect, virtual band practice, but, we're not there yet. Until then, we hope you enjoy what we have here. 

How it works:

You'll need to obtain the sheet music for your instrument (we'll show you how), then join us as we play together.  Use your device and a speaker, or headphones, to play along with our favorite songs.

The Layout:

If you are one of my students, you should have the sheet music.  If you need to purchase the music, I have added links to (2) sellers:

JWPepper.com and SheetMusicPlus.com      I do not make any $ from your purchase of music, I'm just showing you where to get it.  At JW Pepper, scroll down to the "order extra parts" button and find your part, $3-$4 each.


You might also be able to search online for an different source for your part:.  Example:  "Best Song Ever arr. Emily Doe trumpet pdf  sheet music".   Make sure you add the arranger's name or your sheet music won't match the recording. 


Many pieces are also available as instant e-prints for $3-$4.  


Once you have the sheet music, put on your headphones and click the Play Along link to play along

4 different Levels of play:

Music is rated by level.  0 is beginning and 5 is the most difficult. 

Here are our levels:

Beginning:  music at level 0-0.5

Intermediate:  music at level 0.5-1.5

Advanced:  music at level 2.0-4.0

For our very beginning students:

My classes use "Standards of Excellence:  Book 1" by Bruce Pearson, available at pepper or sheetmusicplus or any number of book stores.  Make sure you have the book for your instrument (flute, clarinet, trumpet, etc.)  It should cost $10.  You do not need the "enhanced" edition.  Instead go to YouTube and type in "Standards of Excellence exercise # -- whatever number you're on" to play along.    For example, here' s a starting play-along link:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?

v=o08xfdIWgTM&list=PL9A2z7qUmukrn8nxTSTvwjW4G42jhgKt8 

Grade Level 0.5-1.0 Beginning Band

March from First Suite (Holst)

Meet the Flintstones (Hanna/Barbera) arr. Sweeney

Star Wars by John Williams arr. Strommen

Star Wars by John Williams arr. Strommen

Meet the Flintstones (Hanna/Barbera) arr. Sweeney

Star Wars by John Williams arr. Strommen

Meet the Flintstones (Hanna/Barbera) arr. Sweeney

Meet the Flintstones (Hanna/Barbera) arr. Sweeney

Meet the Flintstones (Hanna/Barbera) arr. Sweeney

Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar)arr Sweeney

Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar)arr Sweeney

Meet the Flintstones (Hanna/Barbera) arr. Sweeney

Synergy March by William Owens

Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar)arr Sweeney

Synergy March by William Owens

This is the first song of a set of 4 called "Curtains Up" by various composers


Order Your Part -- $5 for (4) songs, 

 https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/score-preview.jsp?pepnum=10284009E 


Play Along for Synergy March (Owens)

 https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/look_inside?R=174174

Curtains Up, all 4 songs

Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar)arr Sweeney

Synergy March by William Owens

In addition to Synergy, here are the other Play Along links to the other 3 songs:


Court of the Noble Trumpeteers by T. Loest:    https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2477476 


Midnight Mission by B. Balmadges:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pooo16SpSqU 


Samba La BAmba by W. Owens:

 https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2480655 

Intermediate Band Level 1.0-1.5

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First Suite in E-flat for Military Band, Holst level 3.0

Google search your instrument like this:

holst suite in F trombone sheet music pdf 

to find your part.  You should be able to find a copy, or purchase it here:

 https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/search.jsp?keywords=holst+first+suite+in+eb+boosey      


Listen Here:  https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=152108 

We have an in-person Free Music School in San Jose, CA