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Alfred's Music Tech 101
Alfred's Music Tech 101 Alfred's Music Tech 101 (A Group Study Course in Modern Music Production Using Audio Technology)
Brian Laasko - Alfred Music Publishing

A perfect approach for students with a passion for music outside of traditional programs, Alfred's Music Tech 101 covers the basics of music technology without heavy technical reading, using

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Practicing with Purpose
Practicing with Purpose Practicing with Purpose (An Indispensable Resource to Increase Musical Proficiency)
David Kish - Meredith Music Publications
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Now is the time to practice smarter, not harder. It's time to practice with purpose! Practice is everything if you want to improve as a musician. But how do you practice effectively and with efficiency?

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Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors
Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors
Pam Phillips & Andrew Surmani - Alfred Music Publishing

The Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors provides a concise overview of the key aspects of copyright law that affect music educators and directors in the United States. Designed to

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Habits of a Successful Choir Director
Habits of a Successful Choir Director Habits of a Successful Choir Director
Eric Wilkinson & Scott Rush - GIA Publications

Habits of a Successful Choir Director presents effective teaching principles and provides a practical approach to everyday issues that choir directors face. Building on the successful Habits of

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Music Education and Social Emotional Learning
Music Education and Social Emotional Learning Music Education and Social Emotional Learning (The Heart of Teaching Music)
Scott N. Edgar - GIA Publications
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Music educators are in a prime position to help students become socially and emotionally competent while at the same time develop excellent musicianship. For every child to be successful in the music

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Growing Musicians
Growing Musicians Growing Musicians (Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond)
Bridget Sweet - Oxford University Press

Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond focuses on teaching adolescents within the context of a music classroom, regardless of content area (orchestra, band, choir, or general

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The Artist Within Me
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 reenergize. Now, he has

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Yes, You Can!
Yes, You Can! Yes, You Can! (The Band Director's Guide to Teaching Choirs)
Derrick Fox - Carl Fischer LLC

This book bridges the path between abstract knowledge and practical application with relevant, practical pedagogical tools that are supplemented with listening and visual examples. Stepping into a choral

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Teaching Music Through Composition
Teaching Music Through Composition Teaching Music Through Composition (A Curriculum Using Technology)
Barbara Freedman - Oxford University Press

This books offers a practical, fully multimedia curriculum designed to teach basic musical concepts through the creative process of music composition.  Music educator Barbara Freedman presents

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Kodaly in the Classroom
Kodaly in the Classroom Kodaly in the Classroom (Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Kodaly in the 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 six

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Book Kindergarten
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Paperback Book 1st Grade
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Book 1st Grade
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Book 2nd Grade
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Book 2nd Grade
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Book 3rd Grade
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Book 3rd Grade
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Book 4th Grade
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Book 5th Grade
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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Quality Music Program
The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Quality Music Program The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Quality Music Program (Scale Your Way to Music Assessment (Second Edition))
Paul Kimpton - GIA Publications

This hands-on, step-by-step action plan uses assessment to improve your teaching and your students’ performances. The expanded Second Edition provides examples of how to teach and assess instrumental,

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A Guide to Student Teaching in Band
A Guide to Student Teaching in Band A Guide to Student Teaching in Band (A Teaching Music Through Performance Resource)
Dennis W. Fisher, Lissa Fleming May & Erik Johnson - GIA Publications

Music education majors are poised to enter one of the most enjoyable and meaningful professions. This guide is designed to help get everything they can out of their experience. Each chapter includes an

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Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom
Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom (A Guide for Group Instruction)
Rebecca B. MacLeod - Routledge & Kegan

Teaching Strings in Today’s Classroom: A Guide for Group Instruction assists music education students, in-service teachers, and performers to realize their goals of becoming effective string

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The Art of String Teaching
The Art of String Teaching The Art of String Teaching
Michael Hopkins - GIA Publications
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A comprehensive string pedagogy resource covering everything from the origins and history of the string instrument family to advanced-level string techniques. Part I offers an orientation to string

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Teaching Instrumental Music
Teaching Instrumental Music Teaching Instrumental Music (Developing the Complete Band Program)
Shelley Jagow - Meredith Music Publications

Both novice and experienced band directors will benefit from the wide range of information offered through this unique and effective resource. The valuable information contained in the more than forty

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Rehearsing the Band, Vol. 3
Rehearsing the Band, Vol. 3 Rehearsing the Band, Vol. 3
John Zarco - Meredith Music Publications

Directors included in this publication represent the very "best of the best" with years of experience conducting and teaching. They freely share their ideas, techniques, and philosophies that are sure to

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Enjoyment of Music
Enjoyment of Music Enjoyment of Music
Kristine Forney, Joseph Machlis - W. W. Norton & Company

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Hardcover Book 12th Edition + Digital Access Key
$140.00
Paperback Book 12th Edition + Digital Access Key
$98.00
Feierabend Fundamentals
Feierabend Fundamentals Feierabend Fundamentals (History, Philosophy, and Practice)
ed. John Feierabend & Missy Strong - GIA Publications

The first comprehensive look at all aspects of John M. Feierabend's innovative and popular approach to teaching music, written by a team of practitioners from early childhood to college and beyond. Topics

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Teaching Healthy Musicianship
Teaching Healthy Musicianship Teaching Healthy Musicianship (The Music Educator's Guide to Injury Prevention and Wellness)
Nancy Taylor - Oxford University Press

Written by a professional musician who is also a certified occupational therapist, Teaching Healthy Musicianship first and foremost helps music educators avoid common injuries that they themselves

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The Women of Western Music
The Women of Western Music The Women of Western Music (Hildegard to Ella)
Anna Wentlent - Alfred Music Publishing

Balance your music history curriculum with this indispensable classroom resource! This long-awaited manual focuses exclusively on the female artists who haven't made it into most textbooks. Biographies,

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Maximizing Student Performance: National Core Arts Standards in Secondary Music Ensembles
Maximizing Student Performance: National Core Arts Standards in Secondary Music Ensembles Maximizing Student Performance: National Core Arts Standards in Secondary Music Ensembles
Wendy Barden - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This practical, 96-page resource provides detailed information to ease understanding and implementation of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards in secondary music ensembles. Each artistic process in the

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Assessing Music Performance
Assessing Music Performance Assessing Music Performance (A Valid System for Measuring Student Performance and Growth)
Kevin McNulty - KMC Publishing Company

This resource is a breakthrough on the topic of assessment for music performance classes in American schools. Written for music directors, administrators, and contest judges alike, the book provides a basis

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The Practice Process
The Practice Process The Practice Process (Revolutionize Practice to Maximize Enjoyment, Motivation and Progress)
Paul Harris - Faber Music

The Practice Process is an inspiring and empowering look at the crucial topic of practice. Paul Harris explores the key role the teacher plays in developing a psychological and holistic approach for pupils.

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The Artistry of Teaching and Making Music
The Artistry of Teaching and Making Music The Artistry of Teaching and Making Music
Richard Floyd - GIA Publications

With over 50 years of experience as a teacher and conductor, the author presents strategies to help your ensemble improve technique as well as achieve artistic and musical results. Each chapter contains

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