Would you like to perform new and engaging music carefully crafted for your brass ensemble? Here at Music For Brass.com, we've created over 600 pieces of beautiful sheet music to fit your playing style, ability, and venue.
Band Directors and Teachers: we selected items from our catalog we feel would be interesting for young musicians, and sorted them into difficulty levels from beginner to college. You can find them under "Young Brass."
Church Music Directors: we have a wide range of music available for Christmas and Easter services. You might also be interested in the fanfares, hymns, and brass & organ works under "Specialty Brass."
Our music is available for immediate download in PDF format after placing a secure order on our website. Just browse or search the catalog to find your music, and you'll soon be able to use it to practice, play for family, or perform at holiday events, corporate functions, church services, or on the concert stage!
Nessun Dorma for Brass Quintet
We have a very nice and playable new arrangement of this popular aria from Turandot.
(Sept. 22, 2020)
Air from Suite in D (Air on the G String) for Brass Quintet
Arioso for Brass Quintet
Sheep May Safely Graze for Brass Quintet
Sleepers Wake for Brass Quintet
Four of Bach's most beautiful melodies are now available in our catalog for brass quintet. You can also download a set of all four at a discount.
(Sept. 21, 2020)
Rhosymedre for Trombone Quartet and Violin
This hymn tune by John David Edwards was used by Ralph Vaughan Williams in his Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes, and played at the Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. A lovely arrangement that will be a big hit at your recital (watch our YouTube recording).
(Sept. 17, 2020)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas for Brass Quartet
The arranger does this one in a quasi-ballad style that is quite interesting and effective.
(Sept. 16, 2020)
Mouret Rondeau for Brass Quintet
The Rondeau (also known as the theme from "Masterpiece Theater") is standard fare for any quintet, and is great to play for almost any occasion. Our arrangement cooks along very nicely.
Ave Verum Corpus for Brass Quintet
This highly requested work can be a long blow on a gig. We've taken care to give each player a few seconds to rest during the piece.
(Sept. 15, 2020)
Caleidoscopio for Trombone Quartet
Rich harmonies and interesting lines characterize this brilliant new contemporary work for professional-level players.
(Sept. 14, 2020)
Trepak for Trombone Quartet
An exciting one minute of music for your ensemble, from the Nutcracker!
(Sept. 10, 2020)
O Tannenbaum for Brass Quartet
(Sept. 9, 2020)
O Little Town of Bethlehem for Brass Quartet
A really pretty arrangement!
(Sept. 4, 2020)
Canzoni per sonare No. 2 for Brass Quartet
This music of Giovanni Gabrieli is commonly done by brass quintets, but it's originally written for four voices and sounds great performed that way.
(Sept. 2, 2020)
Three Christmas Songs of Joy for Brass Quintet
Some exciting renditions of three traditional favorites: Gabriel's Message, Gaudete, christus est natus (Rejoice, Christ is born), and Sussex Carol (On Christmas Morn).
(Sept. 1, 2020)
Jingle Bells for Brass Trio
This cheeky arrangement has a few surprise tunes in store for the audience!
(Aug. 31, 2020)
Fauré Pavane for Brass Quintet
We have a very pretty new arrangement of this popular piece!
(Aug. 29, 2020)
We Gather Here Together for Brass Quartet, Keyboard, and Congregation
Your church will reopen, the singing will eventually resume, and this piece would be a great choice! Based on the popular hymn music "Thaxted" by Gustav Holst, with lyrics penned by the composer, the arrangement can also be used to accompany other texts for Thaxted such as O God Beyond All Praising, Three Days, As the Bread of Life Is Broken, or O Spirit All-Embracing (YouTube).
(Aug. 11, 2020)
Trombones To Go for Trombone Quartet, or Three Trombones and Tuba
Our low brass ensemble recently decided to stop playing Lassus Trombone, after reading a blog post by Douglas Yeo and learning how racist it is. We needed another humorous piece to demonstrate the trombone glissando, so Brad wrote one! You can enjoy our premiere performance on YouTube, and get the sheet music here.
(Aug. 11, 2020)
Army of the Nile for Trombone Octet
Kenneth J. Alford's famous march, with two bass trombones! The arranger has recorded a really nice YouTube video.
Ave Maria for Various Brass Trios
This arrangement includes trios for trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. Could be suitable for virtual band classes in the fall, as you can mix and match parts as needed.
The Stars and Stripes Forever for Brass Trio
A custom arrangement we did for trumpet, trombone, and tuba.
(July 24, 2020)
Oh When the Saints for Trombone Choir with Tuba and Drums
Here's a really fun arrangement, and if you like, the arranger has put a recording on YouTube you can play along with! Just note that the printed version has one more measure than the recording (bar 51).
(July 12, 2020)
Game of Thirds for Trombone Quartet
This beautiful piece is great for those groups wanting to work on intonation from a distance.
(July 10, 2020)
Pictures at an Exhibition for Brass Quintet
Is your quintet ready for the ultimate challenge? Now you can try this complete arrangement of Pictures, with all the movements. Includes trumpet parts in Bb and C, and an alternate keyless horn part. Enjoy!
(July 9, 2020)
I have pulled all Lassus Trombone products from our catalog, after having my eyes opened to its racist origins by an enlightening Cherry Classics email, and this blog post by Douglas Yeo … Brad Howland
(June 29, 2020)
Lift Every Voice and Sing for Brass Sextet
A great arrangement of this inspirational music, with fermatas carefully placed for group singing.
(June 27, 2020)
Norwegian Memories for Trumpet and Piano
Norwegian Memories for Horn and Piano
Includes Waltz by the Sea, Waterfalls, and Evening Snowflakes. The first two movements could be tackled by good high school students, while the third movement is more of a college-level piece.
(June 22, 2020)
Quintets for Humanity for Brass Quintet
Four beautiful pieces by a composer who hopes they make a difference in the world. Includes Five for One (Horn Feature), Collective Consciousness, Five for All, Something Beautiful (Tuba Feature).
(March 26, 2020)
Andante Cantabile for Brass Quintet
The second movement of Tchaikovsky's String Quartet Op. 11 sounds even better when played by brass!
Dance Suite from The Fairy Queen for Brass Quintet
Five movements from Purcell's famous opera based on A Midsummer Night's Dream.
La Cinquantaine for Brass Quintet
Also known as The Golden Wedding, this lovely music was apparently written with the 50th anniversary in mind.
Five for One for Brass Quintet
Here's a piece full of hope and beauty (something the world needs right now), and it features the horn! (YouTube)
(Mar. 17, 2020)
Bossa at the Bush for Trumpet Quartet (YouTube)
Dreamin' for Trumpet Quartet
Fugue in C Major for Trumpet Quartet
Trumpet Fugue for Trumpet Quartet
1st Movement from Telemann Concerto for Trumpet Quintet
Some great new selections from one of our arranger/composers.
(Mar. 2, 2020)
Nostalgia for Two Trumpets
Short Term Memory for Two Trumpets
Round out your duet collection with these fun little pieces! Nostalgia is high school-level, while Short Term Memory is more advanced (YouTube).
(Feb. 24, 2020)
Two Hymns for Palm Sunday for Brass Quintet
This creative arrangement first presents Hosanna, Loud Hosanna, then All Glory, Laud and Honor, then combines them with a descant.
(Feb. 18, 2020)
Basic Brass for Brass Quartet with Alternate Parts
Are your first year students looking for a bit of a challenge? Here are five pieces arranged for beginners, with parts for other band members who want to join in. Includes Ode to Joy, Trumpet Tune, When the Saints Go Marching In, Pachelbel's Canon, and Red Hot Brass.
(Jan. 31, 2020)
Four More for Easter for Brass Quintet
A follow up to last year's Four for Easter, your congregation can sing along with three expert accompaniments, and enjoy the hymn prelude for brass quintet alone. Includes Easter Hymn (Jesus Christ is Risen Today), St. Alban (Welcome, Happy Morning!), Maccabaeus (Thine be the Glory), and Hymn Prelude: Christ Arose (Low in the Grave He Lay).
(Jan. 20, 2020)
World Music Book for Trombone Quartet
We are pleased to present this new publication of traditional folk music from around the world! Includes Sho'sholosa (South African Folk Song), Arirang (Korean Folk Song), Ca' the Yowes (Scottish Folk Song), Livan Polkka (Finnish Folk Song), El Condor Pasa (Andean Folk Song), Rorogwela (Baegu Folk Song, Solomon Islands, Oceania), and Shenandoah (North American Folk Song).
(Jan. 6, 2020)
Christmas Medley, Vol. 2 for Trumpet Quartet
This follow-up to our very popular first volume includes Joy to the World, Coventry Carol, and We Three Kings of Orient Are.
(Dec. 2, 2019)
Christmas March Medley for Brass Quintet
Your audience will greatly enjoy this lively rendition of Joy to the World, Angels We Have Heard On High, and O Come, All Ye Faithful!
Christmas March Medley for Salvation Army or Brass Band Sextet
A six-part version of the above, that also includes parts for standard brass sextet.
(Nov. 28, 2019)
Triptych for Brass Quintet
A cool piece for younger musicians, playable by good middle school students or above. Alternate parts are included in case you don't have a standard brass quintet on hand.
Achieved is the Glorious Work for Low Brass Ensemble
The national anthem of the trombone quartet! Now arranged for five players with some conical forces.
(Nov. 26, 2019)
Fanfare: Spirit on the Lake for Brass Quintet and Percussion
This rousing fanfare, appropriate for many festive occasions, can be performed with 3 or 4 percussionists (snare, cymbals, timps, bass drum). A commission in celebration of the City of Sheboygan's Sesquicentennial, it is dedicated to the people of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. (YouTube)
(Nov. 20, 2019)
Two Hanukkah Songs for Trombone Quintet
Celebrate the festival of lights with this new arrangement for trombones! Includes Light the Lights and Dance of the Lights (YouTube)
Overture to King Arthur, or The British Worthy for Brass Quintet
Range is moderate in this arrangement, with some valve work for the trumpets.
(Nov. 4, 2019)
Three Ayres for Brass Quintet
A very playable arrangement from Courtly Masquing Ayres Composed to 5 Parts by English composer and cornett player John Adson. Good for diverse occasions!
(Oct. 31, 2019)
Ave Verum Corpus for Trombone Choir
This four-part arrangement could in theory be played by a quartet, but it's intended for choir and sounds beautiful with doubled parts.
(Oct. 24, 2019)
Carol of the Bells for Trombone Choir
An arrangement of the traditional Ukrainian Carol known as "Schedryk" for trombone quintet or choir.
(Oct. 23, 2019)
Trombone Christmas Fantasy for Trombone Choir
This advanced-level mash up of seven favorite carols is great for university trombone choir, local trombone/low brass ensemble, or just your typical Jingle Bones celebration! You'll need a strong lead player for Trombone 1, with parts in alto and tenor clef. Contrabass trombone is ideal for Trombone 6, but not necessary.
(Oct. 22, 2019)
Once in Royal David's City for Brass Quintet
A beautiful arrangement with some nice lines.
Te Deum for Brass Quintet
Piccolo trumpet is recommended, but a strong player might manage on Bb or C trumpet.
English Gigue for Brass Quintet
Music apparently composed by Tchaikovsky for the Nutcracker, but discarded! It's a catchy dance number nevertheless.
(Oct. 21, 2019)
Trumpet Carols for Trumpet Trio
Great for your next trumpet player get-together! Includes The First Noel, Angels We Have Heard on High, Old Time Rockin' Carols, Jingle Bells, Ukrainian Bell Carol, We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
(Oct. 17, 2019)
Christmas Sing-a-long Medley for Brass Quintet, Organ, Percussion, Drum Set, and Your Congregation!
Includes Angels We Have Heard on High, The First Noel, Away in a Manger, O Little Town of Bethlehem, and Go Tell It on the Mountain. The arranger wrote the percussion parts so that if there is only one player available he/she can start on timpani, then move to chimes, then move to the drum set for the big finish on "Go Tell It."
(Oct. 16, 2019)
Deck the Hall for Brass Ensemble and Drum Set
Here's a swinging version of a traditional favorite.
(Oct. 15, 2019)
O Death Rock Me Asleep for Brass Quintet
Would your students like to play a gruesome piece of Renaissance music for Halloween, while learning about female composers in history? This song was written by Anne Boleyn, 2nd wife of Henry VIII, while waiting for her execution.
(Oct. 11, 2019)
Get To Funk! for Five Brass and Drum Set
A great addition for our new jazz brass music page.
Heads Up Dance for Trombone Quartet
Good teaching piece for more advanced students to learn 7/8 time.
Prelude 22 ala Swing for Brass Quintet
Some jazzy Bach...
Trumpets Take Flight for Trumpet Duet with Orchestra
Uplifting and triumphant, with soaring lines that go way up there, this piece needs a trumpet soloist with excellent high chops!
(Sept. 24, 2019)
Meine Lippen, Sie Kussen So Heiß for Brass Ensemble
The popular soprano aria from Lehar's opera Giuditta.
Dance of the Hours for Trombone Quartet
Bass trombonist's will love this arrangement from the opera La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli. Also known as "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh. Here I am at Camp Granada," and before that appearing in the movie Fantasia (YouTube).
(Sept. 19, 2019)
My Baby Just Cares for Me for Brass Ensemble
The jazz standard originally written for the 1930 movie Whoopee!, later becoming a top 10 hit in the UK. This arrangement is available for buyers in most countries, but not the United States or some countries with very long-term copyright rules.
(Sept. 13, 2019)
The Handmaiden's Tale for Trombone Quintet
A pretty little jazz waltz, not to be confused with a similarly named book and TV show.
(Sept. 12, 2019)
The Dam Busters March for Brass Quintet
That great march from the epic war movie The Dam Busters. This arrangement is available for buyers in "Life + 50-years" countries only (such as Canada) due to copyright rules.
(Sept. 11, 2019)
Berceuse for Solo Trombone and 9-piece Brass
This lullaby for tenor from the opera Jocelyn by Benjamin Godard sounds lovely on trombone.
(Sept. 10, 2019)
The Liberty Bell for 10-piece Brass and Drums
A fine arrangement of a great march.
(Sept. 9, 2019)