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Excelcia Music Publishing’s ‘Adaptable Quartets’

August 24, 2020

Excelcia Music Publishing’s Adaptable Quartets is a timely expansion of its flexible instrumentation series, Adaptable Ensemble Series. Specifically designed for music classrooms where the number of students and instrumental make-up are unknown and changing by the day, Adaptable Quartets exponentially broadens options for music educators by providing genuine flexibility with quartets that can be used with any combination of wind and percussion instruments.

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Excelcia’s Jazz Ensemble Music Catalog and Flexcel Series

August 10, 2020

Excelcia Music Publishing launches its first Jazz Ensemble music release with 15 new and inspiring tunes from well-known composers as well as talented newcomers. The publisher’s 2020 Jazz Ensemble music release includes charts from composers Blair Bielawski, Jack Cooper, David Samuel, Peter Sciaino, Carl Strommen and Steve Wiest. Published with Excelcia Music Publishing’s signature grading system, the 2020 Jazz Ensemble Music charts are grouped into four levels that range in difficulty from music appropriate for middle school students just starting their jazz journey to more challenging music for high school groups. The levels are Jazz Exploration Series (grade 1.5), Jazz Horizon Series (grade 2), Jazz Voyage Series (grade 3) and Jazz Zenith Series (grade 4 and up).

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Flexcel from Excelcia Music

July 14, 2020

Flexcel is a flexible Concert Band and Orchestra series with high-quality pieces from well-known composers like Sean O’Loughlin and Carol Brittin Chambers. Pieces in the Flexcel series are designed to be used with significantly-reduced ensemble sizes and any combination of wind, string and percussion instruments. Each piece is uniquely arranged in five-part writing by transposed keys, rather than by instrument, providing endless options depending on which students are in the classroom or at home. The works can be performed by as few as five players plus percussion. Included in the purchase of each set in the Flexcel series is unique photocopying permission from the publisher, as well as access to digital copies for remote learning. 

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