Grade 1.5 Concert Band Arrangements

Activity March

A tuneful classic from the Fillmore catalog (Harold Bennett was a pseudonym for Henry Fillmore) is given a rousing new arrangement for young band by Larry Clark that will be a great introduction to this popular march style for today's developing band. Ranges and rhythms are carefully tailored for the level between very beginning band and the more developed grade two ensemble.

Activity March     

Aline March

Another classic Harold Bennett (pseudonym for Henry Fillmore) march, first presented as part of the Bennett Band Book series. Every year, more and more band directors choose these little march gems, arranged by Larry Clark, for contest warm-up. They are tuneful, easy to play, and simply sound great!

Aline March     

At Sight March

Wearing his Harold Bennett hat, Henry Fillmore turned out some especially delightful marches. At Sight is a particularly breezy example of the Bennett style, and Larry Clark's respectful and adroit young band arrangement is a real winner. The lighthearted and tuneful character of this little gem is a wonderful way to teach young musicians the joys of the March style and form.

At Sight March     

Courage March

Henry Fillmore wrote his easier marches under the name Harold Bennett. In this easy arrangement by Larry Clark, Courage is a little gem in the repertoire that every young band deserves to have in its library. Highly recommended.

Courage March     

Genius March

Here is a classic march from Harold Bennett (psuedonym of Henry Fillmore), which is part of the famous Bennett Band Books. Take a look at this lively march for young bands.  With lots of dynamics and nice counterlines in the trio, the audience will leave humming this "genius" tune for sure!

Genius March     

Improvement March

Here is a classic march from Harold Bennett (psudonym of Henry Fillmore), which is part of the famous Bennett Band Book series. This piece will serve as an excellent introductory march to teach this imprtant and historically significant style to youn band musicians. Improvement contains distinctive Henry Fillmore melodies that are truly memorable.

Improvement March     

Mister Joe March

No concert is complete without a march, and this toe-tapper is sure to fit the bill. With catchy, easy syncopation throughout, younger bands are sure to enjoy learning the two-step, march style.

Mister Joe     

Project March

This bright and freshly scored arrangement, carefully tailored for younger musicians, will introduce a classic Harold Bennett (aka Henry Fillmore) march to a whole new generation.

Project March     

Success March

Your band will be guaranteed success when they perform this terrific march by Harold Bennett, a.k.a. Henry Fillmore! A classic in the true sense of the word, the tuneful melodies and bright march feel will fit your band like a glove. Easily accessible parts are a great way to build confidence in your players, and will make you want to program this often. It comes very highly recommended for younger bands!

Success March     

Summit March

Another great young band march edition of a Henry Fillmore favorite, Summit has memorable tunes and bright, typical march scoring with limited technical demands. It will make a great warm up piece and is designed to show off the unified sound of a developing band.

Summit March