Premier performance starts you at day one with step by step pictures on how to assemble your instrument, posture and playing position and proper embouchure. Basic music concepts are introduced prior to the first notes. Highlights of this method include four beginning lessons in the range best suited for each instrument. Varied repertoire of interesting challenging music from many cultures and composers; plus 6 full band arrangements and a unique solo with piano accompaniment. The method meets the National Standards for Arts Education.