Alan Simmons Music
Throughout the choral music on our website we have included difficulty levels. These are just a guide to help you to understand whether the piece would be suitable for your choir.

Explanation of our difficulty ratings

• Very Easy

Works in up to 4 parts containing simple rhythms and harmonies, often with supportive keyboard accompaniments. Ideal for choirs with limited reading ability.

•• Easy

Works in up to 4 parts, mostly with easy rhythms and harmonies and helpful keyboard accompaniments.

••• Capable

Still in up to 4 parts, but containing some challenging passages, with or without accompaniment. Require some basic reading skills.

•••• Skilled

Works in any scoring, with or without accompaniment, containing some challenging passages. Require solid reading skills.

••••• Advanced

Aimed at selective and professional choirs, these works are both technically and musically challenging.