All Salvation Army publications are available directly from the Supplies and Purchasing Department. Many of them are also available through jwpepper.com, as are the non-army publications. Jwpepper accounts are very easy for a corps to set up.
Beginner’s Brass Method
Tim Lautzenheiser, John Higgins, Charles Menghini, Paul Lavender, Tom Rhoades & Don Bierschenk - Hal Leonard Corp.
• Bb Trumpet
• Eb Horn
• Baritone T.C.
• Low Eb Instrument
• Low Bb Instrument
Sam Pilafian & Patrick Sheridan - Focus On Music
Exercises to improve breath control and airflow.
Helen Marlais - FJH Music Company Inc
• Grade 1
• Grade 2
• Grade 3
Teens and Adults Piano Method
Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani & Morton Manus- Alfred Music Publishing• Book 1
• Book 2• Book 3
Tim Lautzenheiser, John Higgins, Charles Menghini, Paul Lavender, Tom Rhoades & Don Bierschenk- Hal Leonard Corporation
• Book includes snare drum and keyboard percussion (bells, xylophone, marimba, etc)
• Follows the Essential Elements band method, so it can taught at the same time as brass players.
Sandy Feldstein & Dave Black - Alfred Music
Beginner-intermediate snare drum method. Includes bass drum and cymbal parts, as well as over 20 solos.
Kenneth Wylie - K. Wylie Publications
Complete method for beginning-intermediate percussion. Covers snare, bass, mallets, cymbals, timpani, auxiliary, Latin, and drumset. Comes with play along CD's.
Morris Goldenberg-Alfred Music
Intermediate-Advanced keyboard percussion method. This is the basis of many collegiate programs.
Morris Goldenberg-Alfred Music
Intermediate-Advanced snare drum method. Includes orchestral excerpts.
Joe Morello-Hal Leonard Corp.
A classic book on stick control. Develops speed, technique, and precision.
Saul Goodman-Alfred Music
Classic Timpani method. Divided into 4 sections: Fundamentals, 2 drum,s, 3 & 4 drums, orchestral repertoire.
Guitar and Bass
James Cox - Salvation Army, USA Southern Territory
Designed to quickly and effectively train guitarists to accompany worship. Each book comes with a CD and a DVD that covers every lesson.
Will Schmit and Greg Koch - Hal Leonard
A thee part guitar complete course that teaches note reading, chords, and various techniques. This works with all ages.
Starting at the elementary level and progressing to advanced techniques, this comprehensive method is like a complete two-year guitar course in book form. Works best with ages 12 and up.
Rober Filiberto - Mel Bay
This bass method is very widely used, and is perfect for training bass guitarists.
The Salvation Army
Adult choral series in three parts (SAB). Designed for choirs with limited vocal range and easy to moderate difficulty levels. A very useful publication for corps songsters! CD of accompaniment is available.
Sabine Horstmann- GIA Publications
Great tool for leaders. This innovative approach is a collection of warm-ups, exercises, posture, breathing, diction, and suggestions for planning your choir's warm-up.
Kenneth Jennings - Neil A Kjos Music CoUnique studies perfect for vocal training. Teaches basic aspects of singing such as intervals, diction, dynamics, and ear training. This method teaches the techniques through songs written for that purpose. Examples are Sing Legato, Staccato is Short, The Third Comes in Two Sizes, etc.