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Andrew Balent

Andrew Balent


Andrew Balent is a leading composer and arranger of educational music with over 500 published compositions and arrangements for band, orchestra, chorus, and instrumental ensembles. Having received over 20 ASCAP Special Awards for composition, his published works are written for all levels, but he has specialized in music for young musicians. Mr. Balent taught in the elementary through high school levels for 30 years in Michigan and received both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan. Mr. Balent has been a clinician and guest conductor in 45 states, as well as in Canada, Europe, and South America. He is currently on the Sudler Cup selection committee for the John Philip Sousa Foundation and has served two terms on the Board of Directors of the National Band Association. Mr. Balent holds memberships in MENC, MSBOA, WASBE, and Phi Mu Alpha.

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TitleEnembleSeriesGradeItemNew!
Jingle Bell Brass Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1072
Amazing Grace Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1125
Tidings of Comfort and Joy Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1126
American Pride Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1130
Lullaby for Clarinets Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1131
Nutcracker Suite, The Selections fromConcert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1165
Bill Bailey’s Brass Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1168
Stand Tall America Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1174
Joshua Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1176
Tenth Regiment March Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1209
Angels of Christmas, The Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1210
Torch of Valor Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1226
Golliwogg's Cakewalk Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1241
Finale from Symphony No. 4 Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1242
Hunting Song The Keeper Would A-Hunting GoConcert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1247
Can Santa Can Can? Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1268
Concert Time Developing Band Book 1 Developing BandConcert Time Band Book1-1.5BB202
FJH Recorder Method for Everyone 1, The RecorderThe FJH Recorder MethodI-1052
FJH Recorder Song Book for Everyone 1, The RecorderThe FJH Recorder MethodI-1053
FJH Recorder Christmas Book for Everyone Book 1, The RecorderThe FJH Recorder MethodI-1054
Solo Time Patriotic Favorites Solo/ensemblesFJH Solo TimeI-1010
Classics for Two DuetsFJH Solo and Ensemble2-4I-1023