Shanty Time - For secondary orchestra and primary percussion

Shanty Time - For secondary orchestra and primary percussion

A piece written for a collaborative festival with plenty of scope for getting primary and secondary musicians to work together. Orchestral score and piano and percussion score would suit a double conductor role. Primary Percussion score has the piano part and can be performed without orchestra. Orchestration works without primary percussion and can include improvised drum kit or djembes instead.
MrKirby
Chords on Keyboards

Chords on Keyboards

Activities and worksheets to support a practical sequence of lessons on using Keyboards to help understand and apply knowledge of triads. No particular order. The activities could be applied during different KS3 units, such as improvisation, variations, structure, or could be put together to support a keyboard unit.
MrKirby
A Christmas Bundle!

A Christmas Bundle!

Three contemporary Christmas carols. Two have easy arrangements for accompaniment by school instrumental groups. Written for School Performance, but adopted by Churches and the Exmoor Carolers who perform to a warm reception in the North Devon and Exmoor area.
MrKirby
Trumpet duet with piano

Trumpet duet with piano

Amy and Emma - Ensemble Performance Piece written for two intermediate players. The two parts quite equal and first and second is arbitrary.
MrKirby
Concertino for Viola, Trumpet and Orchestra

Concertino for Viola, Trumpet and Orchestra

A four movement Double Concertino for Viola and Trumpet composed for Jasmine and Abi in the West Somerset Junior Orchestra. When printed the parts can be compiled without page turns with 1st and 4th movements taking 2 pages and the shorter inside movements a page each. ABRSM Grades 1-6 standard, with the solo parts roughly 5-6 Permission to perform granted. If you record I'd love to hear your interpretation of it!
MrKirby
Five Little Symphonies for Junior/Intermediate Orchestra

Five Little Symphonies for Junior/Intermediate Orchestra

Five 'Symphonies' written for youth orchestra, with a wide range of abilities. First performed by the West Somerset Junior Orchestra. Parts and score in PDF form. If part booklets are printed with a blank first page there will be no page turns in the middle of movements for the instrumentalists.
MrKirby
Moment Musicale

Moment Musicale

Ensemble piece for flute choir or quartet. (2 flutes, alto and bass) Now also includes arrangement for Violins and viola.
MrKirby
Three Modern Folk Songs for Strings

Three Modern Folk Songs for Strings

A ship sailed up to Bideford The Wildwood Song Faces on the stair. Intermediate String Orchestra Arrangements of original folk song tunes written while I was performing with a North Devon folk group. Copies of the songs available on request. (pdf)
MrKirby
Trio Waltz

Trio Waltz

A set of waltzes for senior string trio - to suit ensemble and recital skills Engaging melodies and lots of scope for demonstrating ensemble skill and musicality. grades 6-7 approx
MrKirby
Shanty Time - For secondary orchestra and primary percussion

Shanty Time - For secondary orchestra and primary percussion

A piece written for a collaborative festival with plenty of scope for getting primary and secondary musicians to work together. Orchestral score and piano and percussion score would suit a double conductor role. Primary Percussion score has the piano part and can be performed without orchestra. Orchestration works without primary percussion and can include improvised drum kit or djembes instead.
MrKirby