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Beginning Band Tips
Beginning Band Tips
Beginning band directors face the impossible expectation of being an expert on every instrument. We created an e-book of instrument-specific beginning band tips to help you do the impossible.
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Tips for Teaching Beginning Orchestra
Tips for Teaching Beginning Orchestra
Tips for teaching beginning orchestra for non-string players.
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Rethinking Your Warmup
Rethinking Your Warmup
Different and sometimes opposing approaches to warming up your ensemble. Whatever your philosophy, you are bound to benefit from reading these articles.
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All Things Sight-Reading
All Things Sight-Reading
The ability to sight read almost anything that is put in front of you is sometimes compared to having a superpower. This eBook compiles tips on teaching and practicing sight reading.
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The Director's Guide to Recruitment and Instrument Selection
The Director's Guide to Recruitment and Instrument Selection
As an ensemble director, few tasks are more important than recruiting new students. We’ve compiled recruitment and instrument selection advice from top educators across the country.
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The Band Director's Guide to Student Retention
The Band Director's Guide to Student Retention
The future of our music programs depends upon our ability to retain enrolled students. Our retention efforts must be ongoing, and should begin when we first meet each beginning music student.
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Tips for a Successful Holiday Concert
Tips for a Successful Holiday Concert
The winter or holiday concert is for many, the first performance of the school year. Preparing for it requires the right planning at the right time. Get tips from many music educators on how to best prepare for yours.
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Big Band: Director's Toolkit
Big Band: Director's Toolkit
Tips from experienced jazz educators from across the country to help big band directors everywhere.
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The Music Educator's Guide to Classroom Data
The Music Educator's Guide to Classroom Data
Data is a big part of what educators do. Data can drive administrative decisions, communicate effectively with parents, and help students develop.
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Music Department Budgeting Tips
Music Department Budgeting Tips
We’ve compiled advice from fellow educators about the music department budgeting process (even from an administrator’s point-of-view) as well as ways to raise and save money for your music program.
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Copyright for Music Educators
Copyright for Music Educators
Advice on how fellow educators have learned to uphold copyright laws, support students, and stay on budget
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