Each straightforward arrangement has been carefully made with the less experienced players needs in mind and include very easy optional treble and bass parts so that even the very inexperienced player can take part in ensemble playing. These are sure-fire hits for the beginner ensemble to practice, enjoy and perform.
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"...Book 1 ... The arrangements are well worked, with interest in all the parts. Two easy parts are also provided, along with optional percussion. Set at around grades 3 to 5, this is a very useful group of ensemble training pieces. Book 2 ... again, well prepared and set at the same standard."
Reviewed 'Music Teacher'
These arrangements are suitable for almost any combination of brass and/or woodwind instruments.
Peter Lawrance had lessons with James Brown at the Royal Academy of Music after which he attended Liverpool and Reading Universities, studying composition with Hugh Wood and the horn with James Eastham. He then followed an extensive career in playing and teaching, including working as head of an instrumental teaching service and as an examiner for the Guildhall School of Music.
His educational music and compositions for brass, wind and orchestra have been widely published and performed.