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Habits of a Successful Middle School Band Director
Scott Rush, Jeff Scott, Emily Wilkinson - GIA Publications

A treasure-trove of valuable information for both new and experienced middle school teachers! Among the topics discussed are: recruiting beginners, mouthpiece testing and instrumentation, effective rehearsal... view details

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Handy Manual of Fingering Charts for Instrumentalists
Clarence Hendrickson - Carl Fischer LLC

This is well named!  It is indeed a handy reference for the busy band director, containing fingering and trill charts for the standard band instruments, as well as a reference for string instrument positions. ... view details

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I Know Sousa, Not Sopranos! (A Survival Guide for the Band Director Teaching Choirs)
Russell Robinson - Heritage Music Press

Here's a sobering thought for many a band or orchestra director: you've been given the "opportunity" to work with the choir!  But fear not - now Russell Robinson (himself a trained... view details

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Instrument Repair for the Music Teacher
Burton Stanley - Alfred Music Publishing

A special textbook designed to guide the music teacher through everyday maintenance and repair situations.  Be prepared for those on-the-spot repair problems that are sure to crop up when you least expect... 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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Instrumental Music Teachers Survival Kit
Randy Navarre - Northeastern Music Publications

Written specifically with teachers of young bands in mind, this practical book by Randy Navarre offers insightful information from which all directors can benefit.  Suggestions for preparing music lessons and... view details

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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 (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
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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Tools for Powerful Student Evaluation
Susan R. Farrell - Meredith Music Publications

This book presents a practical source of authentic assessment strategies for music educators.  Includes over 70 pages of tasks and charts for assessing the learning process as well as the product.  With... view details

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