of Central Washington University
Helpful Products for Band Directors
Study Materials & Books
Warm-ups that Work
Tech in all keys, chords & vocalizations, 3 forms of minor and a complete rudiment training system that complements band technique.
Instrument aids for all sections of the band.
Tricks of the Trade (Percussion)
Percussion great, Bobby Christain, demonstrates dozens of unique ways to master instruments
Ed Shaughnessy's trap set how-tos.
A series of good and bad sounds to guide the director in embouchure development. Used worldwide since 1978.
Compositions & Arrangements
William Tell Overture (Band Vocal)
A vocal setting for the band!
20 Quartets for Christmas
Many famous carols for quartets of clarinets, saxes and or brass. Mix 'n match as well.
An American Anthem arr. M. McKee
Based on a duet setting of "America" (various pairs of soloists can be used), plus a sung verse and finally the National Anthem in canon.
Springtime Madrigal (walk-in opener)
This arrangement is designed to start a concert with one person walking in playing joined gradually by the entire band the ends up on stage for the finale.
The Band Director Assistant (student info, instrument tracking & rental, fundraising modules, uniform assigning, much more
Auditions Made Easy
Online audition system for events, contests, etc.
Quickly, The Drum Assigner
A free software program to assign percussion usage in band compositions. 1500 tune database also available.
ABC summer audio/video coverage since 2001.
WIBC convention audio/video since 2001
ABC On-Site Specials (June 18-July 5)
ABC On-Site Instrument Sales
Sabian instruments at large discounts.