You can't spell "musician" without music. For any member of a band or orchestra, a solid collection of sheet music is an important tool of the trade - and there's no better place to start building or expanding your library than here. Hal Leonard has a stunning selection of band and orchestra sheet music and songbooks to choose from, giving you plenty of options for stocking up with arrangements of familiar music. Whether you're interested in classical music, childhood film favorites, blockbuster movie scores or Broadway show tunes, you'll find it from Hal Leonard. A good starting point is to look into songbooks written especially for your instrument. For example, if you play the trumpet, consider something like the Hal Leonard Classical Themes for Trumpet Easy Instrumental Play-along Book. This collection of ten well-known melodies includes online audio tracks to play along with. For a clarinettist, a solid suggestion is the Folk Songs for Clarinet Instrumental Play-along Book and CD. The huge variety of songbooks published by Hal Leonard offers something for any orchestral or band musician.
There are also plenty of instrument-specific books aimed at particular movies, musical genres, bands, musicals and more. A young violinist, for instance, will surely cherish the Hal Leonard Violin Play-along Volume 48, filled with the unforgettable songs of Disney's Frozen. You'll also find compilations of chart-topping songs from movie and TV soundtracks as well as band collections like the Hal Leonard Coldplay Instrumental Play-along for alto sax.
With so many songbooks and sheet music collections to choose from, Hal Leonard can satisfy the musical tastes of band and orchestra musicians of every age. There's no understating the value of that, since learning and practicing an instrument becomes even more enjoyable and rewarding when the tunes that you're playing are your all-time favorites.