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Marching Band Music
New Frontier Movement I - Nick Riley
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NEW FRONTIER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Frontier was premiered in the fall of 2014.  Capturing the spirit of westward expansion and American patriotism, New Frontier combines American folk melodies, patriotic songs, western movie themes, and original contemporary melodies into an entertaining and innovative production!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: Bands wishing to perform this show may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to perform certain pieces of music that are arranged into this program.

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PAPER FACES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premiered in the fall of 2013, Paper Faces is about the many different emotions that human beings are capable of.  We all wear "masks" to hide our true selves - everyone has secrets and everyone displays a variety of different feelings and emotions.  Using the music of Phantom of the Opera, the grunge rock band Nirvana, as well as a large amount of contemporary original melodies, Paper Faces takes the audience on a wild journey!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solos & Features

  • Movement I: percussion, low brass/reeds

  • Movement II: trumpet, front ensemble

  • Movement III: percussion, upper woodwinds

 

Price Options

  • Winds: $1,000

  • Winds and Front Ensemble: $1,200

  • Winds, Front Ensemble, and Battery: $1,400

 

NOTE: Bands wishing to perform this show may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to perform certain pieces of music that are arranged into this program.

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ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The history of rock 'n roll music is elaborate, extensive, and includes some of the most well-known musicians of our time.  This show, written in 2013, highlights famous rock tunes with a nod to classic "rock" pieces of band and orchestra repertoire.  The optional preshow serves to set the mood for this entertaining and fun show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solos & Features

  • Preshow: none

  • Movement I: battery percussion

  • Movement II: front ensemble, flute

  • Movement III: percussion

 

Price Options

  • Winds: $1,000

  • Winds and Front Ensemble: $1,200

  • Winds, Front Ensemble, and Battery: $1,400

  • Optional Preshow: add $250

 

NOTE: Bands wishing to perform this show may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to perform certain pieces of music that are arranged into this program.

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BLOCKED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have all come across hardship in our lives.  Overcoming that hardship is oftentimes among some of the greatest challenges we face.  Blocked, written and premiered in 2012, is about facing those hardships and breaking down the walls that hold you back.  This show features a virtuostic trumpet solo that can be rescored and simplified if needed.  With many possibilities for drill and color guard work, Blocked is a fun and accessible program!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solos & Features

  • Movement I: percussion, trumpet

  • Movement II: front ensemble, upper woodwinds, trumpet section, trumpet solo

  • Movement III: low brass/reeds, percussion, electric bass, trumpet, upper woodwinds

 

Price Options

  • Winds: $1,000

  • Winds and Front Ensemble: $1,200

 

NOTE: Bands wishing to perform this show may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to perform certain pieces of music that are arranged into this program.

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THE FORGOTTEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if governments collapsed, anarchy ensued, and civilization was changed forever?  The Forgotten, written and premiered in 2011, explores that very concept.  An intense and driving musical program sets the stage for dramatic plot twists and visual development.  The program begins with an optional, all electronic, preshow sample to set the stage.  This show will definitely keep the audience on the edge of their seats!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solos & Features

  • Preshow: none

  • Movement I: alto saxophone, battery percussion

  • Movement II: front ensemble

  • Movement III: percussion

  • Movement IV: percussion, brass

 

Price Options

  • Winds: $1,000

  • Winds and Front Ensemble: $1,200

  • Winds, Front Ensemble, and Battery: $1,400

  • Optional Preshow: add $250

 

NOTE: Bands wishing to perform this show may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to perform certain pieces of music that are arranged into this program.

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GET CONNECTED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premiered in the fall of 2015, GET CONNECTED references our modern society's need to connect with not only each other, but themselves.  This program features a saxophone quartet that can be scored for any other combination of instruments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solos & Features

  • Movement I: alto saxophone, saxophone quartet

  • Movement II: alto saxophone, saxophone quartet

  • Movement III: alto saxophone

 

Price Options

  • Winds: $1,000

  • Winds and Front Ensemble: $1,200

  • Winds, Front Ensemble, and Battery: $1,400

  • Optional Electronic Sound Effects: add $100

 

NOTE: Bands wishing to perform this show may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to perform certain pieces of music that are arranged into this program.

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imagiNATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon!


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New Frontier Movement II - Nick Riley
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New Frontier Movement III - Nick Riley
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Solos & Features

  • Movement I: pan flute (synth), percussion, harmonica (synth)

  • Movement II: piano, alto saxophone solo, trumpet solo, front ensemble

  • Movement III: battery percussion

Price Options

  • Winds: $1,000

  • Winds and Front Ensemble: $1,200

  • Winds, Front Ensemble, and Battery: $1,400

Paper Faces Movement I - Nick Riley
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Paper Faces Movement II - Nick Riley
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Paper Faces Movement III - Nick Riley
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New Frontier Movement I - Nick Riley
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Are You Ready To Rock? Preshow - Nick Riley
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Are You Ready To Rock? Movement I - Nick Riley
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Are You Ready To Rock? Movement II - Nick Riley
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Are You Ready To Rock? Movement III - Nick Riley
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Blocked Movement I - Nick Riley
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Blocked Movement II - Nick Riley
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Blocked Movement III - Nick Riley
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The Forgotten Preshow - Nick Riley
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The Forgotten Movement I - Nick Riley
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The Forgotten Movement II - Nick Riley
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The Forgotten Movement III - Nick Riley
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The Forgotten Movement IV - Nick Riley
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Get Connected Movement I - Nick Riley
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Get Connected Movement II - Nick Riley
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Get Connected Movement III - Nick Riley
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Indoor Percussion Music

CENTRIPETAL

Meaning "moving toward a center," Centripetal is a show that always has something going on.  Turning, twisting, spinning, rotating - this show provides many different visual opportunities for the beginning ensemble.  This original music does not include battery parts but battery parts can be written by request.

Centripetal Movement I - Nick Riley
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Centripetal Movement II - Nick Riley
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Centripetal Movement III - Nick Riley
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Price Options

  • Front Ensemble: $500

  • Optional Custom Written Battery Parts: add $250

 

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WHAT LIES BENEATH

2015 WGI World Championships Finalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A dramatic re-telling of the famed Edgar Allan Poe short story, "The Tell-Tale Heart," What Lies Beneath details the terrifying events involving a deranged servant and his elderly employer.  Complete with voiceover suggestions from the original Poe text, What Lies Beneath is sure to entertain!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price Options

  • Front Ensemble: $500

  • Front Ensemble and Battery: $750

 

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ACOUSTATRONIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An exciting production that is perfect for featuring your electronics section, Acoustatronic is a modern look at how electronics have impacted our lives.  The title combines the words "acoustic" and "electronic" showing a blend between the acoustic battery percussion sounds and the electronics found in the front ensemble.  If you have a great guitarist, this is the show for you!

 

 

 

 

Price Options

  • Front Ensemble: $500

  • Front Ensemble and Battery: $750

 

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DARK TO LIGHT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon!

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SANITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon!

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THIS IS WHO WE ARE

2016 WGI World Championships Finalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An evocative and meaningful production, This Is Who We Are allows you to showcase the individuals who make your ensemble special. This versatile program can be taken in any context and interperated in multiple ways.  This production comes with optional voiceover suggestions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price Options

  • Front Ensemble: $500

  • Front Ensemble and Battery: $750

 

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ONE SMALL STEP

2016 WGI World Championships Finalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming soon!

 

 

 

What Lies Beneath Movement I - Nick Riley
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What Lies Beneath Movement II - Nick Riley
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What Lies Beneath Movement III - Nick Riley
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Acoustatronic Full Show - Nick Riley
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This Is Who We Are Movement I - Nick Riley
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This Is Who We Are Movement II - Nick Riley
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This Is Who We Are Movement III - Nick Riley
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