Category Announcements/News

New Venue in NorCal

As many of you know, I work in a fantastic music store in Davis, CA called Watermelon Music.  We recently relocated to a new site and things have been going really well for us.  One of the neat features of the store is a small recital hall/performance venue called The Melon Ball.  I just wanted to take a moment and let you all know about it.

The Melon Ball seats about 100 people.  We have hosted people from all over Northern California, the US, and the world in our new venue.  If you or someone you know is looking to book an event, please consider looking at The Melon Ball!!!

Here is a link for more details, calendar of events, and photos of past events:    Check it out!

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Who’s is playing

We would like to thank all of the schools from around the
country (and one overseas!) that purchased indoor
percussion shows from us this year! We wish them the best
of luck and hope that some of you can get out to see them
perform this winter season!

Here is a list of shows and who will be performing them
this coming season (Winter 2017):

The Work of Cunning Giants

  • El Dorado HS – NCBA (Northern California)
  • Jeffersonville HS – IPA (Indiana)
  • Central Arkansas Christian – exhibition


  • Osceola HS – FFCC (Florida)
  • Poca HS – OIPA (Ohio)

The Nature of Water

  • Western HS – SNIPA (Southern Nevada)
  • Galt/Liberty Ranch HS – NCBA (Northern California)

Wonders of the Solar System

  • Shadow Mountain HS – WGAZ (Arizona)
  • Los Banos HS – CVGPC (Central California)

El Torro Bravo

  • Norco HS – DAC (So...
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Indoor Percussion 2017

Choose from one of our 39 available winter shows!  There are 5 categories;

Need us to modify a show to make it fit for you?  No problem.  Instrumentation is detailed on each piece.  We will happily modify the instrumentation to fit your ensemble.

Need something you don’t see?  No problem.  Contact us for custom arrangements and compositions.  You must provide proof of permission to arrange for any piece NOT in the public domain BEFORE we begin work on your piece.


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The Music of Glenn Disney

MartianMusic is pleased to announce the addition of several compositions by Glenn Disney to our site, with more coming!!! Read More

New Domain… Same Site is now

New domain name, SAME site.


We feel this is a better representation for the site based on the music available and the direction we’ve been moving. will still bring you to the site, but all ads from now on will say

You can also follow us on Twitter @MartianMusicBA

Thank you for your support!!!



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Eastside High School Drumline

Eastside High School Winter Percussion Ensemble from Taylors, SCRead More

Basic Exercises for Battery – Free is offering this FREE basic exercise packet to help young and developing lines build an appropriate and thorough training program for their drumline with out going overboard. Read More

The Music of Gary Dilworth is pleased to announce the addition of several arrangements by Gary Dillworth. You will find his pieces in the "Chamber Music and Solos" section of MMPerc.comRead More

The Music of Kari Kreiter is pleased to announce the addition of several compositions by Northern California composer Kari Kreiter. You will find her music in the new "Concert Band", "Mixed Ensembles", and "Vocal" sections of More

Partnership with JMiller Drill Designs is proud to announce our official partnership with drill-writer Justin Miller. Justin has been designing shows for the last 23 years for marching ensembles; including marching bands, winter drumlines, and winterguards.

Justin has designed drill for several of the winter percussion shows available on Visit Justin at his new web-site and discover his affordable, professional, and effective drill design.

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New Winter Shows Added!

It’s not too late to get your winter percussion show!  We have recently added several shows by Noah Clark as well as Brian Aguilar. Check out our INDOOR PERCUSSION section and search by the appropriate grade level for your ensemble.

Custom Drill design is available with each show, as well as some stock drills available for shows as indicated.

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Drill Design now Available!

We are pleased to announce the addition of the option to purchase drill with our winter shows.  This option is only available on certain pieces at this point, but we will continue to add new drill designs. CLICK HERE to see the pieces that have drill ready to go!

As always, custom drill design is available from our associated drill writers; JUSTIN MILLER and ROBERT NIEVES. Click here to contact us for more info or to order customized drill for you band, drum line, or winter guard.

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New Band Music Categories

We’ve separated our BAND MUSIC page into these three categories:

There is NEW content on all pages.  Please take a look and see us as we continue to grow.

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Free Exercises for Beginning Drum Line

Have you found yourself with a new drumline and don’t know where to begin?

Try these free exercises as a starting point:

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Parade Marches by Walter Hunt

MartianMusic is proud to feature the parade marches of Walter Hunt.  Walter is a composer from Napa, CA whose parade marches are perfect for a junior high or developing high school band.  Check out all 8 of his pieces on our MARCHES page!

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