Harvey Minchin is dedicated to providing quality sheet music to musicians at every level. Selections available will be increasing rapidly so check back often for the newest pieces.

I feature a variety of Percussion Ensemble music - from duos and trios to full ensembles. Whether your school has a Percussion Ensemble, you are looking for a Percussion Feature for your next concert or you are looking for music for lessons, you'll find everything you need here.

Yes, we have buckets - solos, duets and quartets for buckets.
Each part can be played by multiple players to allow for large groups.

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Percussion Ensemble with Mallets
Song Title Level - Difficulty Number of Players/Instrumentation Purchase Information Duration

Riding the Waves on a Drum
By Harvey Minchin

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Middle/Jr. High School - Medium
High School - Easy

8-13 Players - Bells, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Marimba, Bass Marimba (Both Marimba parts can be played on the same 4 octave Marimba), Bongos (or high toms), Tambourine*, Cowbell/Triangle, Wood Block*, Maracas*, Vibra Slap/Finger Cymbals* and Drum Set, Bass Guitar*.   (* Indicates optional part.) 

2:56

Stars and Stripes Forever
for Percussion Ensemble

By John Phillip Sousa
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

High School - Advanced
College - Medium

11-16 Players - Bells, Xylophone, 2 Vibraphones, 4 Marimba Parts (Can be played on 2 marimbas, one 4 1/3 octave and one 4 octave or greater), Chimes*, Timpani 4*, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Concert Toms 4* Cowbell*, Triangle*.
(* Indicates optional part.) 

3:40
Mallet Solos, Duos, Trios, Quartets
Song Title Level - Difficulty Number of Players/Instrumentation Purchase Information Duration

Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Words by Julia Ward Howe
Music by William Steffe
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

Elementary School - Medium
Middle/Jr. High School - Easy
2 Players - Marimba - Can be played on the same 4 1/3 octave, or higher, marimba. 

3:05

Marimba Christmas For Two
Traditional
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

Elementary School - Medium
Middle/Jr. High School - Easy

2 Players - Marimba - Can be played on the same 4 octave, or higher, marimba.
Medley - Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, Silent Night and Jingle Bells

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3:05

What Child Is This?
For Marimba Trio

Traditional
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

Middle/Jr. High School - Medium
High School - Easy

3 Players - Marimba - Can be played on the same 4 octave, or higher, marimba. 

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2:20

Jolly Old St. Nicholas
For Solo Vibraphone

(2 Mallets)
James Pierpont
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

Middle - Medium
Jr. High School/High School - Easy
1 Player - Vibraphone solo 

1:55

What Child Is This?
For Solo Vibraphone

(2 Mallets)
Traditional
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

Middle/Jr. High School - Medium
High School - Easy
1 Player - Vibraphone solo 

2:30

Over The Rainbow
For Solo Vibraphone

(2 Mallets)
By Harold Arlen & E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
Arranged by Harvey Minchin

Middle/Jr. High School - Medium
High School - Easy
1 Player - Vibraphone solo 

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4:45

Percussion Solos, Duos, Trios, Quartets (No Mallets)

Song Title Level - Difficulty Number of Players/Instrumentation Purchase Information Duration

Snare Drum Solos Collection 1
By Harvey Minchin

Elementary or Middle
School - Easy
1 - Snare Drum Solos - Collection of 7 Pieces

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Double It - Hop Over - Three Taps - Triple Hit - Switch It Up - Flam Mania - Peanut Rolls

Varies

Double Time For Two Snares
By Harvey Minchin

Elementary, Middle School or High School - Intermediate 2 Players - 2 different pitched snare drums.

3:20

No Stopping Us Now
By Harvey Minchin

High School - Intermediate, College, recital piece for young percussionists 2 Players - Timpani (2) and Snare Drum. 

2:45

Big Bend Bounce
By Harvey Minchin

Middle School or High School - Intermediate 1 Player - Timpani (2) 

2:45

Three Times The Fun
By Harvey Minchin
Click here to listen to part of Mvt. 1.
Click here to listen to part of Mvt. 2.
Click here to listen to part of Mvt. 3.

Elementary or Middle School - Easy 3 Players - 2 High Concert Toms (Or Bongos), 2 Low Concert Toms and Bass Drum

Mvt. 1 - 2:00
Mvt. 2 - 2:10
Mvt. 3 - 2:05

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If your ensemble has performed one of Harvey's pieces and you would like to have your review posted on this website, please e-mail the name of the piece, the name and location of the group, your name and e-mail address - and e-mail it to hminch@enter.net If you have an audio recording of a piece, let me know if it is posted on line or e-mail me the MP3. If you video record a piece and post it on the internet, please let me know the webpage, I would love to post a link to it on this website.

Bio - Harvey earned his BA in Music Performance, with a minor in computer science, from Trenton State College in 1987. As a percussion major, he studied with Tony DeNicola, a fabulous jazz drummer from the Trenton, NJ, area. Harvey also studied music arranging and arranged several pieces for the TSC Percussion Ensemble. He has been writing and arranging music including rock, pop, blues and for percussion ever since.

Harvey Minchin
PO Box 526
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(908) 454-3797
E-Mail: harvey@minchin.net