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Horn Charts for School and University Bands
Summer is over and once again, it’s time to go back to school. For music teachers and music students this means a new school year and new repertoire. Horn Band Charts offers a great selection of horn charts for school bands that cover a wide variety of styles, genres and musical periods.
More and more, schools and universities are offering smaller jazz ensembles or stage bands. If you are looking for repertoire, for a group like this have a look through the Horn Band Chart Catalog. You’re sure to find at least a few charts that will be perfect for your next concert.
Our charts are designed to be flexible and used with various instrumentations. Generally, the horn parts included are for trumpet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trombone, baritone saxophone. This covers the standard instruments of all jazz programs. There are also rhythm section parts for most of the horn charts. These will include parts for guitar, piano/keyboard, bass and drums. All of the arrangements come with a conductor’s score as well.
Difficulty Range from Easy to Difficult
You’ll find pieces covering a wide range of difficulties within the Horn Band Charts catalog. All of our charts are transcribed from the original versions. If you are not sure of the difficulty level of a particular horn chart, I suggest listening to the original version on youtube to determine if your students can handle the piece.
Charts from a Variety of Musical Styles and Genres
Browse the catalog according to style to find what you’re looking for, or use the search box on every page to find a particular title. We have Jazz charts, funk, soul, and contemporary pop selections. Horn arrangements are also categorized by decade. Hover over the categories tab in the main menu to see a full list of all the horn chart categories.
Easy to Read – Easier to Rehearse – Easier to Play
Horn charts that are clear and easy to read are essential for all musicians, but especially younger students. When printed out you will have professional quality sheet music just like you are accustomed to from major music publishers. Download the free sample chart to see an example.
Having an easy to read chart that is laid out with the musician (and conductor) in mind is a big time and work saver. Measure numbers at the beginning of every system as well as rehearsal marks will be a big help during rehearsals. Page turns are also considered and optimized for every instrumental part.
Popular with major Universities and Military Bands
Arrangements from Horn Band Charts are currently being played and performed all over the world by professional groups, but also major universities and military bands. High Schools around the world are enjoying these charts and are finally able to offer a more diverse repertoire to their students. Having access to horn charts for some of the modern songs that young people are familiar with can really help get kids and audiences excited about their performances.
Highly Adaptable Horn Charts for School Bands
Whatever your group’s instrumentation, you can adapt our horn charts to fit. If you need flute or clarinet parts for example, just ask and we’ll be glad to add them. Send requests after your purchase has been completed. This service is provided at no extra charge one time for each chart purchased if needed.
Discounts for bulk purchases
When purchasing horn charts for school bands, the budget may be tight. Take advantage of the discounts for bulk purchases. the more you buy, the greater the savings. Consider ordering all of your school’s horn charts at once to maximize the savings.
When you purchase 2 horn charts you get 10% off your entire order
When you purchase 3 horn charts you get 15% off your entire order
When you purchase 4 or more charts you get 20% off your entire order
When you purchase 5 or more charts you get 25% off your entire order
20 or more charts gets you 50% off everything!
These new discounts will automatically be applied at checkout.
Entire catalog at 60% discount
If you order the entire catalog which will give your school enough repertoire for years to come, you get a huge discount as well as access to future charts at the same rate of -60%. Order the full Horn Band Charts for Schools catalog here.