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Adventures in Band Building Adventures in Band Building
Thomas McCauley - GIA Publications

Learn the ins and outs of leading a band to musical excellence from a veteran with more than 25 years of practical, real-world experience. Written in an engaging, conversational style, you'll feel as if you... view details

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Advocate for Music! Advocate for Music! (A Guide to User-Friendly Strategies)
Lynn M. Brinckmeyer - Oxford University Press

Lynn Brinckmeyer draws on a lifetime of arts advocacy to provide answers to the questions so many teachers have but are afraid or simply too busy to ask. This is a simple, hands-on guidebook for... view details

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Alfred's IPA Made Easy Alfred's IPA Made Easy (A Guidebook for the International Phonetic Alphabet)
Anna Wentlent - Alfred Music Publishing

This handy guidebook is an easy reference for the symbols used in IPA: what they look like and how they are pronounced. Example words for every symbol are... view details

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Alternative Rehearsal Techniques Alternative Rehearsal Techniques
Edward S. Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

A new dimension in band performance! Improve rehearsal efficiency through a more effective learning environment with access to the student's fullest musical potential. Provides new concepts, graphic... view details
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Alternative Styles Alternative Styles (Music Book Series)
Doug Cameron - C.F. Peters Corporation

Doug Cameron's Alternative Styles music book series offers a unique look into solo jazz violin technique.  In the introductory book, he offers tips on writing, arranging, recording, practicing, improvising,... 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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American Wind Band: a Cultural History American Wind Band: a Cultural History
Richard K. Hansen - GIA Publications

Band historian Richard K. Hansen offers the most thorough work of its kind ever published. In Part 1, he explores the seminal traditions of the ancient Aztecs, the Colonial drum and fife troops, the Golden Age... view details
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The Art and Science of Planning a Choral Concert The Art and Science of Planning a Choral Concert
Barbara Harlow - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Planning a choral concert requires consideration of the conductor's vision, the singers' hopes, and the audience's expectations. The underpinnings of a great concert are many and varied, and this book explores... view details
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The Art of Band Directing The Art of Band Directing
Jim Childers - RBC Publications

A common-sense approach to building, developing and sustaining a highly successful school band program. Learn the techniques the author used in creating his excellent programs throughout his 34-year... view details

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The Art of Interpretation of Band Music The Art of Interpretation of Band Music
Mark Walker - GIA Publications

Each insightful and informative chapter provides a window into the creative process of ten remarkable conductors as they share a captivating range of approaches into the world of musical expression. When is it... view details
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The Art of Successful Teaching The Art of Successful Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

This book from one of the nation's most sought-after motivators and speakers on education and leadership is the book that you've been looking for!  Includes sections on the art of teaching, attitude... view details
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Artistic Nuance Artistic Nuance
Edward S. Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

Ed Lisk's latest publication presents the art of musical expression in a unique and understandable way that is easy to apply to student musicians. Through music study, students experience the beauty of... view details

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The Artist Within Me The Artist Within Me (A Teacher's Year of Creative Discovery)
John Jacobson - Hal Leonard Corporation

John Jacobson - one of America's best-loved musical personalities is known for sharing his passion, humor and insights with students and teachers, helping them to revitalize and re-energize. Now, he has... view details
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Arts Awareness Arts Awareness
Patricia Hoy - GIA Publications

Arts Awareness explores how to apply the tools of arts professionals - imagination, practice, focus, point of view, expression, and more - to all areas of the arts and daily life. This book is... 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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Band Directors Percussion Repair Manual Band Directors Percussion Repair Manual
Ed Brown - Alfred Music Publishing

This concise and well-organized manual is a must for the serious music educator and percussionist. Written in an easy-to-use format, Band Director's Percussion Repair Manual is a one-stop... view details

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Band Instrument "Quick Fix" Repair Solutions Band Instrument "Quick Fix" Repair Solutions
Gregory Biba - GIA Publications

Essential repair techniques as well as suggestions for instrument maintenance are provided in a format that is easy to follow and intuitively organized.  You will be guided step by step through each repair... view details
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Basics in Jazz Arranging Basics in Jazz Arranging
Paris Rutherford - Hal Leonard Corporation

Renowned educator and writer Paris Rutherford has adapted the text he used for over 30 years in teaching university-level instrumental arranging at one of the most illustrious jazz schools. For anyone wanting... 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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Before the Singing Before the Singing (Structuring Children's Choirs for Success)
Barbara Tagg - Oxford University Press

This is a comprehensive guide to forming, expanding, and empowering choirs in school, church, or community. Topics include: boards of directors; finances; rehearsals; touring; commissioning new works;... view details

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Beyond Our Dreaming Beyond Our Dreaming
Timothy Dudley-Smith - Hope Publishing Company

From one of the foremost hymn writers of the Anglican church, this collection of 36 hymn texts dates from the writer's output between 2008 and 2011. Textual notes are combined with suggestions for suitable... view details
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Beyond Singing Beyond Singing (Blueprint for the Exceptional Choral Program)
Stan McGill & Elizabeth Volk - Hal Leonard Corporation

This practical resource offers a wealth of information about how to run a successful choral program. The authors are two veteran teachers who give helpful advice on dozens of issues facing the choral... 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 Boy's Changing Voice The Boy's Changing Voice (New Solutions For Today's Choral Teacher)
Terry Barham & Darolyne Nelson - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Approaching a very serious subject with both wit and practicality, this is an excellent resource for anyone who works with adolescent male voices. With chapter headings such as Putting Round Pegs in... view details

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