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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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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

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 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
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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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 sourcebook that... view details

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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
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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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 (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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Chorale and Shaker Dance
John Zdechlik - Neil A Kjos Music Co

A superb selection for any contest or concert program. Comprised of two main musical ideas, one of which is the familiar Shaker hymn 'Tis The Gift To Be Simple, this is an exceptionally interesting,... view details

Complete Encyclopedia of Fingering Charts
- Heritage Music Press

A valuable reference for teachers, directors and students, this comprehensive, full-sized book is exceptionally well illustrated.  All the standard instruments are covered, including double French horn, and a... view details

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The Complete Instrument Reference Guide for Band Directors
Richard Williams & Jeff King - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This useful spiral-bound reference book includes extended fingering charts for all wind instruments; alternate fingerings, trill charts and key diagrams for all woodwind instruments; harmonic series and pitch... view details

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The Complete Woodwind Instructor
Robert & Deborah Sheldon - C L Barnhouse Company

A complete guidebook for the music educator, regardless of his or her background.  Indispensable for all directors!                   ... view details

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A Composer's Insight, Vol. 5
Timothy Salzman - Meredith Music Publications

The fifth volume in this series on major contemporary wind band composers. Included are "behind-the-notes" perspectives acquired from personal interviews with the composers. An excellent resource for... view details

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A Conductor's Interpretive Analysis of Masterworks for Band
Frederick Fennell - Meredith Music Publications

In this informative work you'll find inspiration for superior presentations of these masterworks for band. The author's thoughts and insights are shared on the following: Divertimento for Band... view details

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The Creative Director (Beginning and Intermediate Levels)
Edward Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

If you teach young musicians, you should read this book! Lisk takes a practical and innovative approach to get ting musicians off to a good start by focusing on the student's innate learning process. Following... view details

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The Creative Director: Conductor, Teacher, Leader
Edward Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

Conducting-listening skills, harmonic and melodic content, ensemble sonority and expressive conducting are only a few of the insightful topics included in this publication from Ed Lisk.  The complexities of... view details

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Everyday Wisdom for Inspired Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

What are the secret ingredients of master teachers? If you were a student in your class, what would you be learning? Would it be both exciting and valuable? How do you create a disciplined classroom... view details

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The Evolution of a Successful Band Director (A Proven Plan to Improve Your Effectiveness)
Scott Rush - GIA Publications

Intended for both novice and experienced band directors, this companion to the best-selling book Habits of a Successful Band Director is designed to present effective teaching principles with more depth... view details

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Finale Tutorial DVD - Level 1
Paul Gilreath - Musicworks Interactive

The Finale 2008 - 2009 Tutorial DVD is a comprehensive video presentation developed for the beginner and the intermediate Finale user. The DVD will help you develop and refine your Finale skills.... view details

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Grading for Musical Excellence (Making Music an Essential Part of Your Grades)
Paul Kimpton & Ann Kimpton - GIA Publications

Remarkable and practical, this workbook challenges music educators to examine their grading procedures for fairness and clarity and help motivate students to improve and achieve musically. Exercises and... view details

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Great Music for Wind Band (A Guide to the Top 100 Works in Grades IV, V, VI)
Chad Nicholson - Meredith Music Publications

A must for every band library!  This one-of-a kind publication greatly simplifies the selection of literature and provides a wealth of additional information.  Excerpts of melodic themes are included as are... view details

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