Manhattan Daily News
This book is about that first year (or semester, or whatever). There are some really great books of material, instructional 'first year' texts, and the like. But since 90% of the material is really designed for church groups, there seemed to be a lack of material for secular organizations, especially those in educational settings. This is a program of music to be used pedagogically; learn new skills in the context of real music that we could polish up and play for the masses if we chose.