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The Artistry of Teaching and Making Music The Artistry of Teaching and Making Music
Richard Floyd - GIA Publications

With over 50 years of experience as a teacher and conductor, the author presents strategies to help your ensemble improve technique as well as achieve artistic and musical results. Each chapter contains... view details

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A Band Director's Handbook of Problems and Solutions in Teaching Instrumental Music A Band Director's Handbook of Problems and Solutions in Teaching Instrumental Music
Frank Brown - Frank Brown

All traditional band instruments are acoustical amplifiers, amplifying the vibrations of the reeds, lips, airstreams, drum... view details

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Baton Basics Baton Basics (Communicating Music through Gestures)
Diane Wittry - Oxford University Press

Baton Basics offers a unique approach to teaching conducting based upon the concept of conveying weight, resistance, and energy in order to communicate a better concept of musical sound to the musicians.... view details

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Becoming a Music Teacher Becoming a Music Teacher (From Student to Practitioner)
Donald L. Hamann & Shelly Cooper - Oxford University Press

Becoming a Music Teacher: Student to Practitioner focuses on making the connections between the college music classroom and public school music classroom transparent, visible, and relevant. Award-winning... view details

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Brass Performance and Pedagogy Brass Performance and Pedagogy
Keith Johnson - Pearson Education

Brass Performance and Pedagogy approaches teaching brass students in a musical manner that is both comprehensive and practical. Great emphasis is placed on the importance of genuine musical development as... view details

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El Sistema El Sistema (Orchestrating Venezuela's Youth)
Geoffrey Baker - Oxford University Press

Drawing on a year of fieldwork in Venezuela and interviews with Venezuelan musicians and cultural figures, Baker examines El Sistema's program of "social action through music," reassessing widespread... view details

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Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities (International Perspectives)
Deborah VanderLinde Blair & Kimberly A. McCord - Oxford University Press

This book offers readers in the music education, music therapy, and music in special education communities a new, important, and globally informed resource for effective music pedagogies.

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Growing Musicians Growing Musicians (Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond)
Bridget Sweet - Oxford University Press

Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond focuses on teaching adolescents within the context of a music classroom, regardless of content area (orchestra, band, choir, or general music).... view details

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Hear, Listen, Play! Hear, Listen, Play! (How to Free Your Students' Aural, Improvisation, and Performance Skills)
Lucy Green - Oxford University Press

Hear, Listen, Play! is a book for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. For decades, or even... view details

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Indirect Procedures Indirect Procedures (A Musician's Guide to the Alexander Technique, 2nd edition)
Pedro de Alcantara - Oxford University Press

Based on the work of Frederick Matthias Alexander, this book is a thorough and practical approach to the issues of musicians' health and well being. Author Pedro de Alcantara introduces concepts and... view details

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Instrumental Music Education Instrumental Music Education (Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony)
Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius & Mitchell Lutch - Routledge & Kegan

Intended for college instrumental music education majors studying to be band and orchestra directors at the elementary, middle school or high school level.  This textbook presents an extensive look at the... view details
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Kodaly in the Fifth Grade Classroom Kodaly in the Fifth Grade Classroom (Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Kodaly in the Fifth Grade Classroom provides teachers with a step-by-step road map for developing children's performance, creative movement, and literacy skills in an organic and thoughtful manner. Through... view details

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Kodaly in the First Grade Classroom Kodaly in the First Grade Classroom (Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Kodaly in the First Grade Classroom provides teachers with a step-by-step road map for developing children's performance, creative movement, and literacy skills in an organic and thoughtful manner. Through... view details

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Kodaly in the Fourth Grade Classroom Kodaly in the Fourth Grade Classroom (Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Kodaly in the Fourth Grade Classroom provides teachers with a step-by-step road map for developing children's performance, creative movement, and literacy skills in an organic and thoughtful manner. Through... view details

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Kodaly in the Second Grade Classroom Kodaly in the Second Grade Classroom (Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Kodaly in the Second Grade Classroom provides teachers with a step-by-step road map for developing children's performance, creative movement, and literacy skills in an organic and thoughtful manner. Through... view details

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Kodaly in the Third Grade Classroom Kodaly in the Third Grade Classroom (Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Kodaly in the Third Grade Classroom provides teachers with a step-by-step road map for developing children's performance, creative movement, and literacy skills in an organic and thoughtful manner. Through... view details

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Majoring in Education Majoring in Education (All the Stuff You Need to Know)
Lemuel W. Watson & Rich Holly - Meredith Music Publications

From advising to clinical experiences to personal relationships to coursework, life as an education student is both exhilarating and consuming.  This book highlights the major components for survival and... view details
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Max/MSP/Jitter for Music Max/MSP/Jitter for Music (A Practical Guide to Developing Interactive Music Systems for Education and More)
V.J. Manzo - Oxford University Press

Through clear, step-by-step instructions illustrated with numerous examples of working systems, the book equips you with everything you need to know in order to design and complete meaningful music... view details

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Music Across the Senses Music Across the Senses (Listening, Learning, and Making Meaning)
Jody L. Kerchner - Oxford University Press

Music Across the Senses provides music educators with practical ideas for facilitating student music listening skill development. Written both for in-service and pre-service music educators, the book shows... view details

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The Musical Experience The Musical Experience (Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning)
Janet R. Barrett & Peter R. Webster - Oxford University Press

The Musical Experience discusses how music teachers can most effectively rely on means of musical communication to lead students toward the development and refinement of musical skills, understandings, and... view details

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The Musician's Journey The Musician's Journey (Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan)
Dr. Jill Timmons - Oxford University Press

The Musician's Journey escorts musicians, performing artists, music teachers, and advanced music students along the road toward a successful career, offering a vast array of resources to guide them from... view details

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Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment
Colleen Conway - GIA Publications

An in-depth guide to lesson and rehearsal planning that provides a concise method for aligning music instruction with the Core Arts Standards while continuing to focus on active music... view details

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On Staff On Staff (A Practical Guide to Starting Your Career in a University Music Department)
Dr. Donald L. Hamann - Oxford University Press

A practical guide to starting a successful career in a music department in higher education, this book thoroughly details the application, interview, and negotiation processes. It offers a wealth of... view details

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Online Learning in Music Online Learning in Music (Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices)
Judith Bowman - Oxford University Press

This book offers fresh insights into the growth of online learning in music, perspectives on theoretical models for design and development of online courses, principles for good practice in online... view details

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