Richard Miles/Dvorak - GIA Publications
If you teach young bands, you'll want this book! A host of contributing writers give insightful suggestions on topics such as band goals and objectives, recruitment, selecting music based on targeted skills, and using technology to enhance your band program. The teacher resource guide for 53 young band compositions includes background information on the composer and composition, technical and style considerations, a detailed musical analysis of the selection, and suggested listening and reading resources to enrich the musical experience. The companion CD, recorded by the North Texas Wind Symphony, includes recordings of the selections in the book.