Adventure ExpressCarl Fischer MusicConcert BandGrade 3Stanton’s 5 Star Feature
Adventure Express is about a train heading out to the old west, seeking new adventures and new opportunities. The piece focuses on the beautiful country sides, breathtaking vistas and the hard work of building a new land. It is a contest style piece by budding composer John Pasternak. It is tuneful and well-scored. Perfect for your next contest/festival performance.
Angels We Have Heard On HighRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3.5JWPepper Editor’s Choice
This rock and roll-inspired version of “Angels We Have Heard On High” is sure to leave audiences tapping their toes and singing along. This upbeat arrangement of the classic carol by John Pasternak provides a unique and accessible addition for any holiday concert program. A great chart!
Bend the IronExcelcia Music PublishingConcert BandGrade 3JWPepper Editor’s Choice
Journey out west with this new work by John M. Pasternak for concert band. Reminiscent of old western films, this overture is perfect for any concert program as well as festival adjudication. The piece features soaring fanfares and ample opportunities for expressive playing.
Christmas Trees Around The WorldRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3.5
Prepare your audiences to travel around the globe with Christmas Trees Around the World. This arrangement of the classic O Christmas Tree features creative variations from cultures around the world. This will be a cultural hit at your next holiday concert!
Excel (March)Excelcia Music PublishingConcert BandGrade 3.5Stanton’s 5 Star FeatureJWPepper Editor’s Choice2019 Bandworld Top 100
Excel is a tuneful, fun and energetic march in a traditional style. Perfect for teaching march style, this new march is a welcomed addition to the concert band march repertoire. Audiences will clap along to this one!
Hark! The Herald Angels SingRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3.5JWPepper Editor’s Choice
This rock and roll-inspired setting ofHark! The Herald Angels Sing is incredibly creative and sure to liven your holiday concert. Featuring infectious syncopated rhythms, a clarinet section feature at the beginning sets the tone and a driving percussion section keeps the energy moving throughout. This is an arrangement that you will want to keep out for more than just the Christmas season!
The National Defense (March)Excelcia Music PublishingConcert BandGrade 3.5
National Defense (Military March) is adapted for grade 3 concert band by John M. Pasternak. A stunning march, this piece is now more accessible than ever.
Roar In The WindRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3.5JWPepper Editor’s Choice
Roar in the Wind depicts the adventure of storm chasers trying to catch the perfect storm. John M.Pasternak’s creative work features special effects such as finger snapping and bowed vibraphone to bring the storm alive in your concert venue. Mixed meter throughout provides an exciting musical and educational experience for all. Buckle up and prepare your audience for Roar in the Wind.
To A Place Called HopeRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3JWPepper Editor’s Choice
To A Place Called Hope was written as an anthem for children battling cancer. A powerful work that is accessible to most concert bands, this is an excellent choice for concert or festival. Beautiful and poignant, John M. Pasternak’s lyrical writing will bring hope to families and communities whose lives are touched by this disease.
TributeRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3
Tribute is a musical statement featuring memorable melodies and dynamic contrasts. Accessible by most concert bands but expertly scored to give your group a symphonic band sound, this will be a strong opening or closing for your program. Appropriate for all ceremonial use.
Wave High The FlagRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3.5
A spirited march that will have the audience’s toes tapping and your band sounding great. This stirring work for concert band is perfect for festivals and holiday performances throughout the year. “Wave High the Flag” is a wonderful opportunity for young bands to experience a contemporary march written in a classic style.
We Three KingsRWS Music CompanyConcert BandGrade 3.5JWPepper Editor’s Choice
This contemporary setting of “We Three Kings” is sure to liven your holiday concert. Featuring cleverly syncopated rhythms, a clarinet section feature, and a driving percussion section, John Pasternak’s creative arrangement will find a place in your regular holiday concert repertoire. Highly recommended!
The Western Reserve (March)Carl Fischer MusicConcert BandGrade 3.5
An exciting new original march in classic American march form and style. Composer John Paternak has captured the essence of the great marches of Sousa and Fillmore in a new tuneful and fresh sound traditional march. The trio melody is essential catchy and the march is worthy of use as a solid warm-up march for festival by advancing level concert bands.