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!
Birthday Treat for Brass Band
Here's a delightful, light-hearted look at the fun and games surrounding a birthday party! Opportunity is given within the music to introduce some fun elements, such as individuals calling out congratulations. At the same time sound effects such as party poppers, whizz-whistles, and popping champagne corks can be used to enhance the party effect of the performance. This is entirely at the discretion of the musical director/organizers and could suit a wide range of situations. It may also be possible, under certain circumstances, to include audience participation in the celebrations (YouTube).
(Mar. 26, 2021)
Morning Has Broken for Brass Quintet
Your audience or congregation will love this beautiful arrangement of the traditional Gaelic hymn popularized by folk singer Cat Stevens. A great tune to play on your upcoming Easter service!
(Mar. 18, 2021)
Music for the Easter Season for Brass Quartet, Keyboard and Congregation
This collection checks off all the boxes! Arrangements included are Ah, Holy Jesus (Lent), Ride On, Ride On in Majesty! (Palm Sunday), Go To Dark Gethsemane (Maundy Thursday), O Sacred Head, Now Wounded (Good Friday), This Joyous Eastertide (Easter), and Christ Lag in Todesbanden (Easter). Each piece includes a brass introduction, a standard hymn arrangement for the first verse, a more creative quintet arrangement for the last verse, optional brass interludes for between verses, optional melody lines for each instrument to play on other verses, and a keyboard reduction for piano or organ. An awesome way for your quintet to join in with the congregation! (YouTube)
(Mar. 3, 2021)
Gabrieli Four Pack for Various Brass Ensembles
This useful collection contains four different Canzons from Giovanni Gabrieli's Canzoni et sonate of 1615, arranged for Brass Quintet, Sextet, Septet, and Octet (YouTube).
(Feb. 19, 2021)
Gabrieli Ricercar for Brass Quartet
An arrangement of the popular piece by Andrea Gabrieli, uncle of Giovanni Gabrieli.
(Feb. 19, 2021)
Carmen Suite for Trombone Quartet
This great new arrangement for professional-level players includes Aragonaise, Intermezzo, Les Dragons, Habanera, and Les Toréadors.
(Feb. 17, 2021)
Four Alto Quartets for Trombone Quartet
Advanced players can work on their alto playing with Theme from Symphony No. 7 (Beethoven), Largo from Xerxes (Handel), The Death of Åse (Grieg), and Lazy Daze (Howland).
(Feb. 17, 2021)
Twelve Virtuoso Tuba Duets (Mozart) for Two Tubas
Twelve Virtuoso Tuba Duets (Mozart) for Two Eb or F Tubas
Eight Virtuoso Tuba Duets (Punto) for Two Tubas
Five Virtuoso Tuba Duets (Rossini) for Two Tubas
We have a new page for tuba duets and will be adding more soon!
(Feb. 11, 2021)
Heavy Metal for Brass Quintet
Some fantastic new music by one of our favorite contemporary composers. Highlights include the quirky and recurring opening theme, a wild muted tuba solo 6-7 minutes in, and the epic trumpet high note at the end! The subtitle indicates "Nemmeno per i più temerari" (not even for the most daring), and it's best for professional or advanced groups (YouTube).
(Feb. 3, 2021)
M & M Polka for Trombone Quartet
Here's a fun piece of toe-tapping music.
(Feb. 3, 2021)
It Is Well With My Soul for Trombone Quartet
O Sacred Head, Now Wounded for Trombone Quartet
Two excellent hymn choices for the season! We suggest It Is Well With My Soul for an appropriate Good Friday service tune.
(Feb. 2, 2021)
O Sacred Head, Now Wounded for Brass Quintet
Abide With Me for Brass Quintet
O God, Our Help In Ages Past for Brass Quintet
Fairest Lord Jesus for Brass Quintet
Thine Be The Glory for Brass Quintet
An Easter Fanfare for Brass Quintet
Enjoy these six new hymn arrangements for five brass!
(Jan. 29, 2021)
Nostalgia for Trombone Duet
Make your audience wistful and somewhat sad with this duet for high-school level players!
(Jan. 25, 2021)
Takaya's Epic Journey for Chamber Orchestra and Narrator
Takaya's Epic Journey tells the tale of a wolf that survived and thrived for seven years living on small islands just a few kilometres from Victoria, BC Canada (a major urban centre). It is intended to be performed on "kid's" concerts or educational performances, and could be paired with other pieces such as Peter and the Wolf. Horn, trumpet, trombone and tuba are all featured soloists at some point during the piece (YouTube demo video).
(Jan. 22, 2021)
American Patriotic Medley for Brass Band and Organ
Wishing the best for our American friends!
(Jan. 20, 2021)
Baryton Trio No. 10 for Brass Trio
One of 125 trios that Haydn wrote for baryton, viola, and cello. Haydn was in the service of Prince Esterhazy who played baryton (a member of the viol family), and these trios were written for his enjoyment.
(Jan. 15, 2021)
Madrigale for Eight-part Brass Ensemble
More antiphonal brass by the master himself: Giovanni Gabrieli! Includes Choir 1 parts for two trumpets and two trombones; Choir 2 parts for two trumpets, trombone 1 or euphonium/baritone treble clef, and trombone 2 with optional tuba. The range is moderate, making it playable by strong high school or college-level musicians.
(Jan. 13, 2021)
Antiphon for Brass Quintet
An exciting arrangement of some great music by Ralph Vaughan Williams! We have made it available for buyers in the U.S. or "Life+50-year" countries (such as Canada, China, Japan, Korea, etc.), but not for buyers in the EU or certain longer term countries due to copyright rules (YouTube).
(Jan. 11, 2021)
Trombone Christmas Fantasy for Trombone Choir
Arranger/Trombonist Julien Simard sent us a great video recording (now on YouTube) of his advanced-level mash up of seven favorite carols, appropriate for university trombone choir, local trombone/low brass ensemble, or just your typical Jingle Bones celebration! A strong lead player is required for Trombone 1, and Contrabass trombone is ideal for Trombone 6 (but not necessary).
(Dec. 23, 2020)
Amazing Grace with Taps for Trumpet and Organ
All Creatures of Our God and King for Trumpet and Organ
Eternal Father, Strong To Save for Trumpet and Organ
Forty Days and Forty Nights for Two Trumpets and Organ
Hail The Day That Sees Him Rise for Trumpet and Organ
Now Thank We All Our God for Trumpet and Organ
Ode To Joy for Trumpet and Organ
O God, Our Help In Ages Past for Trumpet and Organ
Thine Be The Glory for Two Trumpets and Organ
Wachet auf (Sleepers wake) for Trumpet and Organ
What A Friend We Have In Jesus with Taps for Trumpet and Organ
What A Friend We Have In Jesus with The Last Post for Trumpet and Organ
Today we added a new page for trumpet and organ music, thanks to New Zealand composer Nigel Williams!
(Dec. 15, 2020)
O Hanukkah for Brass Quintet
Enjoy the season with this arrangement, playable by strong middle-school musicians and above. Happy Hanukkah!
(Dec. 11, 2020)
Strauss Nocturno for Brass Quintet
Horn players will be happy we now have a full arrangement of this beautiful solo, plus a two minute version for demonstrating the horn at school concerts.
(Dec. 8, 2020)
Seven Easy Brass Trios for Brass Trio
Here are seven short pieces, limited in range and written for Level 2. You can mix and match trumpet, horn, trombone or baritone. The arranger taught middle school music for 33 years and dealt often with group lessons! Includes Hymn Tune, A Little Syncopation (Doo-Dit-Dah), Feeling Patriotic, A Short Commercial Break, 6/8 Irish Tunes, Slow Waltz, and Some Minor Jazz.
(Dec. 7, 2020)
Covid Chorale for Brass Ensemble
Brad wrote this music hoping it might bring some peace to the medical professionals and their patients fighting this terrible disease. We'd love to perform it someday, but we are only doing the odd "virtual" concert at the moment, so don't know when it will happen! (YouTube).
(Dec. 3, 2020)
Holst Second Suite for Brass Quintet
Here's a nice and tasty arrangement of the Second Suite for Military Band in F Major (filling a long-standing hole in our catalog). All four movements are included: I. March (Morris Dance), II. Song without Words (I'll Love my Love), III. Song of the Blacksmith, and IV. Fantasia on the "Dargason" (YouTube).
(Nov. 30, 2020)
We Three Kings of Orient Are for Trombone Quartet (YouTube)
Excursion for Brass for Brass Quintet
Twelve TSaxabone Duets for Trombone and Tenor Sax
Important News Flash: various fun pieces released today at www.MusicForBrass.com!
(Nov. 23, 2020)
Sonata in Bb for Trumpet and Piano
Sonata in Bb for Horn and Piano
Sonata in Bb for Trombone and Piano
Sonata in Bb for Euphonium and Piano
A lovely contemporary piece written in Classical style with three movements: 1. Allegro Moderato, 2. Andante e Cantabile, 3. Allegretto. The composer wanted to emulate Hadyn/Mozart so closely that it could pass for being written by one of the Classical composers! A section in the 3rd movement is meant to sound like a mid-18th century beer garden tune. The range is moderate, although it is a bit too long for younger players. Suitable for chamber music recitals, auditions, or exams.
(Nov. 17, 2020)
Excursion for Orchestra for Full Orchestra
Excursion for Orchestra begins in a dark place, but eventually climbs out of it to a rousing finale your audience is sure to enjoy! Trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba all have solos at some point (YouTube).
(Nov. 13, 2020)
Joy to the World for Trumpet and Organ
Ding Dong Merrily On High for Two Trumpets and Organ
An American Christmas Carol Medley for Brass Trio
Some very nice intermediate-level arrangements for your Christmas concert or service. American Carol Medley includes Go Tell It on the Mountain, Away in a Manger, and Jingle Bells, and is arranged for two trumpets/trombone, or trumpet/horn/trombone.
(Nov. 9, 2020)
Jingle Bells (Homage to the Horse) for Brass Quintet and Percussion
Your audience will love this exciting new arrangement, which uses Western motifs to create a fun and fitting tribute to the amazing animal that makes all sleigh rides possible! (YouTube)
(Oct. 30, 2020)
Music for the Royal Fireworks for Brass Quintet with Optional Timpani and/or Drums
Includes Bourée, La Paix, La Rejouissance, Menuet I, and Menuet II.
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Four by Handel for Brass Quintet
Includes Air and Alla Hornpipe from the Water Music, and Bourée and The Rejoicing from Music for the Royal Fireworks.
(Oct. 20, 2020)
Sounds of an English Medieval Christmas Season for Brass Quintet
(A)S it fell on a holie Eue (Eve), (T)He New-yeeres gift, and Eigh ho holiday from Anthony Holborne's Pavans, Galliards, Almains and other Short Aeirs both grave and light, in five parts, for Viols, Violins, or other Musicall Wind Instruments. Made by Antony Holborne Gentleman and Servant to her most excellent Majestie. Great for virtual and/or small audience Christmas services!
(Oct. 16, 2020)
Our publication of Dave Taylor's piece Avebury's Stones for Trombone and Piano received a special mention from the British Trombone Society Composers' Competition 2020, calling it "an atmospheric addition to the solo trombone-and-piano repertoire." Congratulations Dave!
(Oct. 13, 2020)
Black Coffee for Brass Quintet (Blues)
Tea for Two for Brass Quintet (Cha-cha)
Wake up your audience with these jazz standards for brass! Black Coffee is available from our partner site, while Tea for Two is available on our site for buyers in almost all countries.
(Sept. 30, 2020)
A Trumpeter's Wedding for Brass Quintet
Three Trumpet Tunes by Jeremiah Clarke and Henry Purcell, including Trumpet Voluntary (The Prince of Denmark's March).
(Sept. 29, 2020)
Penny Lane for Brass Ensemble
We've made a great arrangement of this popular Beatles tune available on our partner site! Written for eight intermediate-level brass players, plus the piccolo trumpet soloist (who should be advanced or professional-level).
(Sept. 27, 2020)
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.
(Sept. 15, 2020)
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)
Lascia Ch'io Pianga (Air from Rinaldo) for Brass Quintet
A popular item for student quartets is now available in a quintet arrangement.
(Sept. 8, 2020)
The Liberty Bell March for Brass Quintet
A tasteful arrangement of this great march.
(Sept. 8, 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)
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)