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911 Instrument Repair: The Band Director's Safety Net 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 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
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Arranging : A Beginner's Guide Arranging : A Beginner's Guide
Gerald Custer & Blake R. Henson - GIA Publications

Need to adapt an SATB work for your small SAB choir? Have sopranos who can’t sing divisi…but know a great trumpet player who is happy to help out? Need to simplify a viola part for a beginner?... 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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Boosters to the Rescue 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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The Brass Player's Cookbook 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 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! Brothers, Sing On! (Conducting the Tenor-Bass Choir)
Jonathan Palant - Hal Leonard Corporation

An ideal resource for choral directors, teachers-in-training, singers, and choral enthusiasts, this practical volume explores the challenges and rewards of working with evolving adolescent through adult... view details

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

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" of classroom management. Create a positive learning environment... view details

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The Eloquent Conductor The Eloquent Conductor
Glenn D. Price - GIA Publications

A comprehensive resource designed to develop detailed and nuanced conducting technique. The conductor is prepared to communicate specific meaning with clarity of intent that may be immediately understood by... view details

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The FJH Classic Music Dictionary 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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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 Music 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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Music Advocacy Music Advocacy (Moving from Survival to Vision)
John L. Benham - Rowman & Littlefield Pub Group

Finally, a "how-to" book for advocating for music education in your own school district! It helps you to understand educational processes and how budget decisions are made. It also provides suggestions on how... view details
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Music Advocacy and Student Leadership Music Advocacy and Student Leadership
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

Tim Lautzenheiser, one of the most popular and respected speakers on music education in the United States, released this compilation of some of his best published writings and lectures on key issues facing... view details
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Music Curriculum Writing 101 Music Curriculum Writing 101 (Assistance with Standards-Based Music Curriculum and Assessment Writing)
Denese Odegaard - GIA Publications

Help music students learn more in less time, reach higher goals, and become active participants in their education. An extremely beneficial text for band, choir, orchestra and general music that provides... view details

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The Music Parents' Guide The Music Parents' Guide (A Survival Kit for the New Music Parent)
Anthony Mazzocchi - Kinmusic, LLC

Learn simple steps to becoming a great music parent - it's a lot easier than you think! The Music Parents' Guide provides a practical game plan that makes it simple for any parent to be a great... view details

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The Music Teacher's First Year The Music Teacher's First Year (Tales of Challenge, Joy, and Triumph)
Beth Peterson - Meredith Music Publications

From a first-year teacher whose instruments were stolen before entering his building and a teacher who received "hate mail" before her first day, to a teacher whose sensitivity, flexibility and insight... view details

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