Being an educator for many years now, I've used my interest in composition to create many resources for my students. I've used these in a variety of situations to help my students find success.
Note: I like to help out fellow band directors/orchestra and choir directors/music educators as much as possible. If you land on this webpage, and really need a music or another resource, I'll do my best to help you out.
Band Directors know the importance of warming up. A great warm up is essential to having a rehearsal (or just a great playing day in general). In the Warm-up Section of the free resources, you'll find a number of different sets of warm-ups for the developing band. Included you'll find several sets of warm-ups that work for full band, as well as for individual sections. There are various sets of long tones exercises, lip slurs for the brass, register slurs for the woodwinds, and various other techniques and basics exercises for a physical and mental warm-up. There are also loads of percussion parts for each set (each exercise has a snare and bass part, one or two mallets parts, and an auxiliary percussion part). We all know what happens when percussionists are not engaged! Also, I've written a "apply to everything" percussion technique practice as well.
In this section you'll find various scale sheets and exercises to help your students master technique. I've found that the more resources students have, the better. I like to have students read scales (and even just visualize/from memory) in numerous varying forms. Sometimes the scales in the back of the book don't click with all students. Here you'll find different ways I've written out scales and technique exercises to expand students' technical prowess.
Free arrangements for your band to play. Enough said!
In the world of band, sight-reading is extremely important. Here's some free exercises in two different formats. Some of the sight-reading is for help with honor band or all-state auditions. The other is to help the full band prepare of festival sight reading. I've used all these resources with my students for years and it has helped tremendously. Enjoy!
The more times kids perceive band as "fun," the better. Kids love games. Kids (typically) love competition. This section is full of games and ways to change up the typical band classroom and allow students to apply their musical skills in a different way.
Make your music classroom look great! Students' eyes like to wander during class/rehearsal. Give them something useful to wander to!