Strawberry Blonde

Strawberry Blonde for percussion ensemble with optional steel drums
Publisher: Row-Loff Productions (2005)
Composed: 2003
Duration: 2’45”
Difficulty: Medium-Easy
Instrumentation (12 players): bells, chimes, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, bass guitar, drumset, claves, timbales, bongos, congas, brake drum, optional steel drums

Written for my daughter, this fun samba has a catchy tune that is certain to delight any audience; it’s also a blast to prepare and perform! Program this piece with standard percussion instruments or add steel drums for a larger ensemble. Graded medium-easy, this is a great selection for most intermediate high school percussion ensembles and is a fantastic way to finish of your band or percussion ensemble concert.