INSTRUMENTAL SERIES GUIDE

GRADING SCALE

1 = Very Easy - 1 year playing experience
2 = Easy - 2 years of playing experience
3 = Medium - 3-4 years playing experience
4 = Medium Advanced
5 = Advanced
P = Professional

CONCERT BAND SERIES
Amstel Music
4-5
Bandquest
3
Band Music Press
1-4
Basic Band I
1.5
Basic Band II
2
Beginning Pops
1
Concert Band Series
3
Canadian Brass Concert Band
3-4
Composers' Editions
4-5
Composers Series
4-5
Chappell Concert Band
3-5
Discovery Series
1.5
Discovery Plus
2
Essential Elements - Explorer
Beginning Level
Essential Elements - Performer
1
Essential Elements - Artist
1.5
Essential Elements - Expert
2
Essential Elements - Master
2
Eric Whitacre Concert Band
4-5
First Concepts
1
G. Schirmer Concert Band
3-5
Mannheim Steamroller
3-4
E.B. Marks Concert Band
3-5
MusicWorks
1-5
Pops for Ensembles
2-3
Symphonic Band/Concert Band
4
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Beginning Jazz Ensemble
2
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
4-5
Charles Mingus Big Band
5
Discovery Jazz
1-2
Essential Element Series
1-2
Easy Jazz Combo
2-3
Easy Jazz Ensemble
2
Jazz Classics for the Young Ensemble
3
Jazz Ensemble Library
4
Jazz Combo Paks
3
Jazz Honors Edition
4-5
Professional Editions
5
Nestico Sound
4
Second Floor Music
4-5
Vocal Solo/Jazz Ensemble
3-4
Woody Herman Series
3
Young Jazz Ensemble
3
MARCHING BAND
Contemporary Marching Band Series
3-4
Easy Contemporary Marching Band
2-3
Easy Limited Edition
3-4
Easy Marching Band
2-3
Esprit
3
Hal Leonard Marching Band
3-4
Limited Edition
4-5
Performance Series
3-4
Series One
2
Soundpower Series
3-4
ORCHESTRA
Discovery
2
Essential Elements - Explorer
Beginning Level
Essential Elements - Performer
1
Essential Elements - Artist
1.5
Essential Elements - Expert
1.5
Essential Elements - Master
2
Easy String Orchestra
2
Full Orchestra
3-4
John Williams Signature Editions
P
Medalist Full Orchestra
3
Medalist String Orchestra
3
Music for String Orchestra
3
Orchestra Options
3
Pops Specials for Strings
3
Pops for String Quartets
4
Praise and Worship Series
3-4
Symphony Pops
P