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Solo and Ensemble Season

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Two days ago my Band Director has annoced that Solo and Ensemble Season has begun and we need to find groups. I’ve found my group, and it consist of 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones and 1 Tuba. I’ve been searching everywhere for a piece that has the instruments we play, is there anyone who has composed/transcomposed a Solo and Ensemble Quintet like ours? Or recommend a piece that we can play/perform? btw: we are in the Wind Symphony Band in our high school.

Old-Fashioned Girl

Okay so, I know this isn't technically a choir thing, but I really need opinions on a song I just finished writing, because I feel like there is something weird about it, but I can't really think of what it is. Does anyone know what I should do? Please leave suggestions, I honestly don't know what to do. 
-Rosetta

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WVR5yqod44hQXkGeRW3mHFH7wUye9crn4kHAprgs-yg/edit?usp=sharing 

Proud Songsters

This is a composition for piano and strings in the English pastoral style on the theme of birdsong. I expect most composers would use a wind instrument for birdsong, and Vaughan-Williams used the violin in The Lark Ascending, but I have tried the piano instead. I don't think the musescore audio source is working properly but I have added an audio source that uses the Salamander Yamaha C5.

https://musescore.com/user/29915057/scores/5935591

By the way this is not related to the wonderful song for Baritone 'Proud Songsters' by Gerald Finzi, which is a setting of the poem of that name by Thomas Hardy. I just took my title from the poem.