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Quality music
Real musical encounters right from the start
A wide variety of solo, ensemble and mixed instrument group music with CD backings
Pieces from different styles, cultures and times. From boogie to beguine and  Purcell to Prokofieff plus music from all around the world, well-known tunes and newly composed music
Technical skills are always introduced and reinforced through the music

Musical activities
Activities help students learn and explore all aspects of music:
Feeling the rhythm activities: tap, clap, step, move
Breathing exercises
Musical activities: listen and reflect, arrange, improvise and compose

Audio CD
Audio CD enhances lesson learning and home practice:
Full performances
Backing tracks to many of the pieces. Some pieces have 2 different backing tracks in contrasting styles
Listening activities

Maximum flexibility 
Flexible ensemble music – suitable for any number of players in mixed ensembles
Solos, duets and trios for all levels of experience
Music for mixed ability groups allow everyone to join in
A consistent approach makes it easy for teachers to move between different books and instruments

Practical solutions
Provides more help than other methods
More help with instrumental skills
Practical ideas for teaching breathing, rhythm, tone production, practising and performing
More help with musical skills
Quick and easy ways into areas not usually covered in other methods including aural awareness, improvisation, arranging and composition

A complete music curriculum
A clearly structured progressive course
Based on a clear instrumental music curriculum. Students perform, create, listen and reflect
Quick and easy lesson planning helps you make the most of your time
For all woodwind and brass teachers. Easy to use – whether you’re teaching your specialist instrument or not 

Musicianship from the start
Helps the student develop as an all-round musician
Integrates instrumental technique with musical awareness and understanding
Helps develop a solid grounding in musical skills, building a firm foundation for the student’s future musical progress 

Fun and supportive; keeps students involved at every stage
Audio CD backing tracks and listening exercises enhance lesson learning and home practice
Plenty of ideas for practice to keep students motivated between lessons 

Get real results and be able to quantify them!
Clear goals and checklists help teacher and student measure their progress
Students encouraged to think about and assess their own performance  

By teachers for teachers
Created and developed by leading educators and instrumental specialist teachers under the editorship of Chris Morgan
The result of extensive research, designed to meet the changing needs of today’s instrumental teachers
Thoroughly field-tested; draws on recognised concepts in good teaching practice

The complete package 
Everything you need for the first few years of learning
2 books for each instrument, each with CD. From absolute beginner level to Grade 3
Audio CD containing performances, backing tracks and listening activities
Online resources
Teacher training and professional development available

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