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911 Instrument Repair: The Band Director's Safety Net (A Tool Box of Secrets and Practical Solutions)
Martha J. Gleich - Martha Gleich

Finally...a book that provides simple solutions for the everyday "emergency" situations that all band directors will be challenged with at one time or another. ... view details

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American Diction for Singers
Geoffrey Forward & Elizabeth Howard - Alfred Music Publishing

Geoffrey Forward, acting coach and leading  expert in American diction, clearly illustrates for the singer how to gain control by eliminating vocal tension and poor diction, replacing it with clear... view details

Be a Host with the Most (A Guide for Coordinating Music Festivals)
Eph Ehly - Lorenz Corporation

Congratulations! You've just accepted the worthy challenge of planning a music festival...so what happens now? If you're like many festival organizers, you may worry about lacking the time, energy, or... view details

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Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Susan Hammond - Children's Group

The arrival of an eccentric boarder turns a young boy's life upside down. Ludwig van Beethoven has moved upstairs! Follow a lively series of letters between Christoph and his uncle as the young boy learns to... view details

Boosters to the Rescue
David W. Vandewalker - Vision Publications

Time-proven insights about booster organizations and volunteer management are covered in this valuable "how-to" survival kit that also serves as a blueprint for creating a 21st-century booster organization... view details

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Brass Instrument Manual (How to Buy, Maintain and Set Up Your Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Horn and Cornet)
Andy Taylor & Simon Croft - Hal Leonard Corporation

Catering for trumpet, trombone, tuba, horn and cornet players, the Brass Instrument Manual presents a unique step-by-step guide with detailed illustrations showing how to maintain and repair your instrument... view details

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The Brass Player's Cookbook (Creative Recipes for a Successful Performance)
Kenneth Amis - Meredith Music Publications

Here's a  stimulating collection of unique concepts on becoming a successful performer by 57 of today's most outstanding brass professionals.  Problem-solving tips, practical, philosophical concepts and... view details

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Bringing Music to Life
Barry Green - GIA Publications

World-class bassist and best-selling author Barry Green has spent his life learning and showing others how to bring music to life.  In this innovative, imaginative text, he shares what he has discovered since... view details

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Brothers Sing On
Jonathan Palant - Hal Leonard Corporation

Brothers, Sing On! Conducting the Tenor-Bass Choir by Jonathan Palant is a welcome addition to the choral pedagogy literature addressing the training of male singers. An ideal resource for choral directors,... view details

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Clarinet Manual (How to Buy, Maintain and Set Up Your Clarinet, Alto Clarinet and Bass Clarinet)
Stephen Howard - Hal Leonard Corporation

Featuring step-by-step instructions and extensive color photography, Clarinet Manual explains how the instrument works, how its mechanism functions, and what can be done to maintain it and improve its... view details

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Classic Leadership - Teacher's Edition with DVD (A Curriculum for the Development of Student Leaders)
Tim Lautzenhauser - GIA Publications

The first published leadership curriculum specifically designed for high school students and written by one of the most well respected and sought-after experts on leadership development. Any organization will... view details

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Classroom Management in the Music Room ("Pin-Drop Quiet" Classes and Rehearsal)
David Newell - Neil A Kjos Music Co

With 30 years of teaching in the public schools as well as 15 years at the university level, master teacher David Newell shares his "secrets" to classroom management. Create a positive learning environment... view details

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Essential Dictionary of Music
HARNSBERGER, L - Alfred Music Publishing

A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers... view details

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The FJH Classic Music Dictionary
Edwin McLean - FJH Music Company Inc

A concise yet comprehensive reference guide for musicians, The FJH Classic Music Dictionary is both an accessible and a carefully researched volume. Many individual entries are cross-referenced to larger essay... view details

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Gibson SG Manual (How to Buy, Maintain and Set Up Gibson's All-Time Best-Selling Guitar)
Paul Balmer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Introduced in 1961, the Gibson SG is Gibson's biggest-selling guitar of all time, and is synonymous with Angus Young (AC/DC lead guitarist), Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) and Robby Krieger (The Doors).  The SG... view details

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Handbook for the Music Mentor
Colleen Conway, Michael Smith & Thomas Hodgman - GIA Publications

This exceptional handbook is for anyone who is passionate about mentoring our newest generation of music educators - from their time as undergraduate music majors, to their forays as student teachers, and... view details

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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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Joel Whitburn Presents Hot Country Songs, 1944-2008
Joel Whitburn - Hal Leonard Corporation

An all-encompassing, artist-by-artist listing of every artist and song that made Billboard's "Hot Country Songs" charts.  That's over 2,400 country artists and over 19,000 songs covering 64 years of Country... view details

Joel Whitburn Presents Rock Tracks, 1981-2008
Joel Whitburn - Hal Leonard Corporation

For the first time ever, Rock Tracks lists every artist and song to appear on Billboard's "Modern Rock Tracks" and "Mainstream Rock Tracks" charts, all in one combined, comprehensive A-to-Z... view details

Leadership 2 Workbook (Leadership Is Not Something You Do, It Is Something You Are)
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

Tim Lautzenheiser's workbook catapults the art and craft of leadership to a new level, challenging students to look within themselves and witness their unlimited potential. This practical sequel to... view details

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Leadership: Vision, Commitment, Action
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

Effective leadership skills play an integral part in our role as music educators, and this serves as a guide to help develop those skills.  Students as well as teachers will benefit from the concepts that were... view details

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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

Majoring in Music (All the Stuff You Need to Know)
Rich Holly - Meredith Music Publications

This guide will prepare music students (and their parents) for the exhilarating and consuming life of a music student.  From practicing to personal relationships and coursework, you'll find no-nonsense advice... view details

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Marimba Master Class on Reflections on the Nature of Water
Jacob Druckman & Daniel Druckman - Meredith Music Publications

Jacob Druckman's Reflection on the Nature of Water has become one of the standard four-mallet marimba solos in the contemporary literature. This master class provides a unique insight into the... view details

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