(Free!) Brass and string parts for hymns and contemporary worship music

sheet-musicBecause I work at an awesome church with awesome musicians, and we regularly utilize melodic instruments as part of our worship team, I have written hundreds of instrumental parts over the past several years. I don’t want these parts sitting on my computer for only us to use, so I’ve made them available here for folks who might have a willing viola player but no training in composition or orchestration. I often hear of music directors that have instrumentalists who want to play, but they just don’t know how to incorporate them in an effective and constructive way.

Here are a few of the parts I have written over the years. As you can see, the selection is limited to the instruments I regularly use (trumpet and strings), but parts could easily be adapted to other similarly pitched instruments as well. Trumpet parts are in Bb unless otherwise noted.

I hope these are a blessing to you and your team! If you do use them, there’s no charge and make as many copies as you’d like, but shoot me an email or leave a comment to let me know you used them. If you’d like to send a donation my way, you can do so here!

The Charts and the Parts

Charts separated with | pipes | are separate parts not meant to be played together.

10,000 Reasons | Chart | Trumpet
All Creatures of our God and King | Chart | Violin
Alas and Did My Savior Bleed (Tune: RESIGNATION) | Chart | String Quartet (Score and Parts)
All Glory be to Christ | ChartTrumpet | String QuartetViolin 1 Violin 2 Viola Cello
All Glory Laud and Honor | Trumpet
Be Still My Soul | Trumpet
Be Thou My Vision | Trumpet
Before the Throne of God Above (Shane and Shane version) | Chart | Viola and Cello
Blessed Be Your Name | Chart| Viola
Brass Trio for Easter (original composition with “In Christ Alone” and “Wondrous Love”) | Trumpet, Trombone, and Tuba (Score and Parts)
Called Me Higher (All Sons and Daughters) | ChartViola and Cello
Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery (Boswell/Papa) | String Quartet – Score V1 V2 Vla Vcl
Come Christians Join to Sing | Viola and Cello
Come People of the Risen King | Chart | Viola | Trumpet
Come Thou Fount | String Trio – Score Violin Viola Cello
Glory To God (Steve Fee) | Chart | Viola and Cello
God of our Fathers (Hymnal for Worship and Celebration) | Trumpet
Great is Thy Faithfulness (Hymnal for Worship and Celebration – D Major) | Trumpet
Holy  (Brenton Brown) | ChartViola and Cello (Score and Parts)
Holy is the Lord | Chart | Viola
How Deep The Father’s Love for us | Chart | Viola and Cello (Score and Parts)
How Great is Our God | Chart| Viola
In Christ Alone | Trumpet
The Solid Rock | Trumpet

That’s all for now…more to come soon, including…

Indescribable | Viola and Bass
Man of Sorrows (Hillsong) | Piano and String Quartet
Oceans | Hillsong Music | Violin
Our Great God (Ortega) | Viola | Trumpet
Our God | Viola, Cello, and Bass
O God Beyond All Praising | Viola | Trumpet
Psalm 117 | Jered McKenna | Viola | Violin
Speak O Lord (Getty) | Trumpet
This is our God (Tomlin) | Viola
We Confess | Glenn Packiam | Viola and Cello | Viola Alone | Cello Alone
What Wondrous Love is This | Trumpet | Ortega Arrangement Full Score

Parts are also available as .sib files. Please contact me if you would like editable Sibelius files.

Want something you don’t see? Contact me for arrangement services.


Author: adamkurihara

Minister of Worship Arts at NSCBC in Beverly, MA

3 thoughts on “(Free!) Brass and string parts for hymns and contemporary worship music”

  1. Wow what a blessing! Thanks Adam. Just bookmarked your page and willbe checking it out. This is a real answer to prayer. — doug henderson

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