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.
... Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree Carol of the Drum The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Zither Carol Little Donkey All I Want for Christmas
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.