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The North American Wind Symphony The North American Wind Symphony (Inspiring a Renaissance in North American Music, Wind Band, and Instrumental Music Education)
Mark Camphouse - GIA Publications

From visionary conductor, composer, and music educator Mark Camphouse comes this unique volume with a bold vision for the future of wind band in North America and a thoughtful analysis of the role music

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Women in Wind Band Women in Wind Band
Erin Keeton-Howard & Meghan Wagner - GIA Publications

Written as a guide for discussion and reflection among music educators, this book thoughtfully looks at why female-identifying band directors are still a minority in the field and what can be done about it.

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The Value of Music Connections The Value of Music Connections
Mary Land - GIA Publications

On both a professional and personal level, the cornerstone of great teaching and leadership is connection. Nowhere is that truer than in the world of music, where connections create the most meaningful

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Body Mapping for Clarinetists Body Mapping for Clarinetists
Shawn Copeland & Jackie McIlwain - GIA Publications

While there are many ways to approach playing the clarinet, almost all emphasize the mechanics of the clarinet as a musical instrument but do not consider how the body supports movement for making music.

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Go On, Tell Your Story! Go On, Tell Your Story! (Voices of Women Band Directors)
LaToya Webb & Julia Baumanis - GIA Publications

A powerful collection of real-life stories told by trailblazing women band directors of varied experiences and identities about the world of professional music and conducting. Poignant, funny, sad, and

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Beyond the Notes Beyond the Notes (Thoughts on Meaningful Music Making)
Paula Crider - GIA Publications

After more than fifty years as a music educator and conductor, the legendary Paula Crider has experienced it all - the lows and the highs, the messes and the magnificence of teaching music at all levels.

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Teaching Music in a New Age Teaching Music in a New Age (Our Time Is Now)
Milt Allen - Meredith Music Publications

Despite a post-pandemic teaching environment, a new generation of students, stress, depression, anxiety, fear, and a world of pressures, we're still supposed to teach and make beautiful music. What happened

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Listening Excerpts to Develop Jazz Musicianship book cover Listening Excerpts to Develop Jazz Musicianship book cover
Listening Excerpts to Develop Jazz Musicianship Listening Excerpts to Develop Jazz Musicianship
Jim Childers - GIA Publications

Imagine an art teacher saying, "Today, we are going to paint in the impressionistic style" and then using only words to describe that style - a frustrating activity for all! Displaying classic art by Monet

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Developing Error Detection Skills in the Wind Band Educator book cover Developing Error Detection Skills in the Wind Band Educator book cover
Developing Error Detection Skills in the Wind Band Educator Developing Error Detection Skills in the Wind Band Educator
Catheryn Foster & Ward Miller - GIA Publications

Become a better conductor by becoming a better listener. Often, one of the greatest challenges for band directors is detecting errors in rehearsal quickly and easily. This comprehensive resource provides a

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The Music Teacher's Guide to Recruitment and Retention The Music Teacher's Guide to Recruitment and Retention
Angela Ammerman - Meredith Music Publications

Successful music educators from rural, one-light towns as well as those from bustling cities provide innovative methods for recruiting and retaining students. From elementary ukulele ensembles to high

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Unleashing the Potential of the Musician's Body Unleashing the Potential of the Musician's Body (Timani: Anatomy and Exercises for Healthy Playing and Singing)
Tina Margareta Nilssen - GIA Publications

This detailed resource book offers clear and practical tools for music professionals, students, educators, movement specialists, and therapists working with musicians. You'll learn about relevant anatomy -

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What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (Revised Edition) book cover What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (Revised Edition) book cover
What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (Revised Edition) What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (Revised Edition) (The Practical Application of Body Mapping to Making Music)
Bridget Jankowski - GIA Publications

This primer for all musicians provides a reliable base for a lifetime of playing and singing. The principles in these pages are the elemental foundation of music education and will protect a musician from

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What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body
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Rehearsing the Concert and Marching Percussion Ensemble book cover Rehearsing the Concert and Marching Percussion Ensemble book cover
Rehearsing the Concert and Marching Percussion Ensemble Rehearsing the Concert and Marching Percussion Ensemble
James Campbell - Meredith Music Publications

Internationally recognized percussion artists and pedagogues share their thoughts and strategies to help the reader deliver more engaging rehearsals and performances that focus on the percussion ensemble.

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Note to Self Note to Self (A Music Director's Guide for Transitioning to a New School and Building a Thriving Music Program)
Adrian Gordon - Leap Year Music

Whether you’re a fresh teacher finding your rhythm or a veteran educator getting ready for the next gig, Note to Self is your guide to navigating the transition to your new music

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Strategies, Tips, and Activities for the Effective Band Director book cover Strategies, Tips, and Activities for the Effective Band Director book cover
Strategies, Tips, and Activities for the Effective Band Director Strategies, Tips, and Activities for the Effective Band Director
Robin Linaberry - Routledge & Kegan

A resourceful collection of highly effective teaching strategies, solutions, and activities for band directors. Chapters are aligned to cover common topics, presenting several practical lesson ideas for

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A Practical Guide to Studio Teaching in Higher Education book cover A Practical Guide to Studio Teaching in Higher Education book cover
A Practical Guide to Studio Teaching in Higher Education A Practical Guide to Studio Teaching in Higher Education (Training for, Obtaining, and Succeeding in Applied Music Positions)
Scott Watson & Jerry Young - GIA Publications

Drawn from the authors' combined 80 years of experience in higher education and their mentorship of young colleagues, this book is a comprehensive guide to thriving as an applied studio faculty member at

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Developing Rehearsal Techniques Through Active Listening book cover Developing Rehearsal Techniques Through Active Listening book cover
Developing Rehearsal Techniques Through Active Listening Developing Rehearsal Techniques Through Active Listening
Andrew Boysen, Jr. - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

When you rehearse a piece for the first time, how do you identify problems? How do you know which problems to address first? How do you know the most efficient way to fix those problems? These questions lie

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Paperback Book & Conductor Pack
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Maximizing Student Performance: Student Music Journal book cover Maximizing Student Performance: Student Music Journal book cover
Maximizing Student Performance: Student Music Journal Maximizing Student Performance: Student Music Journal
Wendy Barden - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Looking for a resource to engage ensemble students in stronger and more meaningful performances? This 32-page book is perfectly sized for easy storage in music folders. Based on best practices in the

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Foundations: The Fundamental Elements for Building a Successful Middle School Band Program book cover Foundations: The Fundamental Elements for Building a Successful Middle School Band Program book cover
Foundations: The Fundamental Elements for Building a Successful Middle School Band Program Foundations: The Fundamental Elements for Building a Successful Middle School Band Program
Chip De Stefano & Chris Crifa - GIA Publications

Written by an all-star team of music educators with over two hundred years of combined experience and success, Foundations presents the fundamental elements necessary for building, maintaining, and

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The Future of the Wind Band The Future of the Wind Band (Philosopher and Practitioner in Dialogue)
ed. William Perrine - GIA Publications

In the wind band profession—as in every great discipline—it is critical to take stock in the big questions about where we are heading, and why, as we move through the twenty-first

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Building a Band Program That Lasts Building a Band Program That Lasts
Trey Reely - Meredith Music Publications

Developing and sustaining a successful band program is no easy task. But there is good news: understanding and implementing critical guiding principles will provide the motivation for consistent growth and

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Brass Methods Brass Methods (An Essential Resource for Educators, Conductors, and Students)
David Kish - GIA Publications

This book was designed for use in a heterogenous brass methods class and as a reference source for school band and orchestra directors. It provides concise descriptions and recommendations for all brass

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A Place in the Staff A Place in the Staff (Finding Your Way as a Music Teacher)
Jen Rafferty - Jen Rafferty Music

Teaching is a long journey of constant growth, but you've got what it takes to be the teacher you want to be. This book will give you tools to help navigate the challenges that come your way and will guide

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