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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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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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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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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 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 gained... view details
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Practicing Successfully Practicing Successfully (A Masterclass in the Musical Art)
Elizabeth Green - GIA Publications

This book tackles one of the necessary challenges to all musicians -- the art of practicing.   In this text, the author gives suggestions on how to keep  practice sessions focused, interesting and productive.... view details
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So You're the New Band Director: Now What? So You're the New Band Director: Now What?
Philip C. Wise - C L Barnhouse Company

This excellent book addresses all those non-musical aspects of being a Band Director that get in the way of making music: Discipline, Organization, Scheduling, Booster Organizations; Dealing with... view details
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The Superior Educator The Superior Educator (A Calm and Assertive Approach to Classroom Management)
Stephen T. McClard - Stephen T McClard

From the youngest professional to the seasoned veteran, every music educator wants success for their students and their music program.  Stephen McClard shows an uncommon gift of perception, rich experience, a... view details
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The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, And Copyright Law The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, And Copyright Law
James Frankel - Hal Leonard Corporation

In this era of unprecedented access to information, teachers have a wealth of resources readily available for lesson planning, but determining what legally can and cannot be used in the classroom is a... view details
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Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Vol. 1 Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Vol. 1 (Revised Second Edition)
Richard Miles - GIA Publications

Freshly revised and completely rewritten, the landmark book that broke new ground now contains more theoretical, practical, and analytical insights than ever.  This greatly expanded Second Edition takes full... view details
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Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Vol. 2 Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Vol. 2
Richard Miles - GIA Publications

Taking a multi-cultural approach to band literature and conducting, Volume 2 picks up where  the first top-selling book left off, featuring compelling discussions of the most important issues facing bands... view details
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Teaching Music Through Performance in Band Teaching Music Through Performance in Band (Solos with Wind Band Accompaniment)
Eugene Migliaro Corporon & Richard Miles - GIA Publications

This ambitious volume assembles in one place, for the first time, a comprehensive listing of 2400 published solos with wind band accompaniment by more then 1000 composers, organized by instrument. Each listed... view details
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Teaching Music with Passion Teaching Music with Passion (Conducting, Rehearsing and Inspiring)
Peter Boonshaft - Meredith Music Publications

Whether your band consists of young students or experienced musicians, you will connect with the concepts delivered in this magnificent book.  Peter Boonshaft relays thoughts on the true essence of being a... view details
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Teaching Rhythm Teaching Rhythm (New Strategies and Techniques for Success)
David Newell - Neil A Kjos Music Co

Here is a unique, innovative, and comprehensive textbook devoted exclusively to the teaching of rhythm. This book presents traditional as well as nontraditional 21st century outside-the-box concepts and... view details
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Teaching with Passion, Purpose and Promise Teaching with Passion, Purpose and Promise
Peter Loel Boonshaft - Meredith Music Publications

This book is a collection of practical solutions, inspirational stories, thought-provoking quotations and motivational ideas for teachers of all levels and disciplines. It affirms the wonder of education, the... view details
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What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (The Practical Application of Body Mapping to Making Music)
Barbara Conable - GIA Publications

The invaluable information contained in this book is based on the work of cellist and educator William Conable. He developed the concept of Body Mapping to free the body and mind to move and make music... view details
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The Winds of Change The Winds of Change (The Evolution Of The American Wind Band)
Frank Battisti - Meredith Music Publications

This book offers discussion on the important wind band personalities and organizations of our time, and provides useful information on hundreds of compositions for the modern band.                             ... view details
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