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Sound Leadership
Sound Leadership Sound Leadership (Leadership Curriculum for Music Students)
Scott Lang - Alfred Music Publishing

Students can take ownership of their own learning and leading through this leadership method book for band, choir, and orchestra students. It's designed to help facilitate an engaging and collaborative

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The Conductor's Companion
The Conductor's Companion The Conductor's Companion
Gary Stith - Meredith Music Publications

One hunderd outstanding middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional band and orchestra conductors passionately and candidly share their most powerful rehearsal techniques and cutting-edge

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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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Habits of a Successful Orchestra Director
Habits of a Successful Orchestra Director Habits of a Successful Orchestra Director
Chris Selby - GIA Publications
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Rich with practical strategies for developing a successful orchestra program, this book will inspire young and veteran orchestra directors looking for fresh ideas about teaching orchestra students of all

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Marketing Your Music Program
Marketing Your Music Program Marketing Your Music Program (From Traditional Branding to Digital Promotion)
Sean Dennison Smith - Meredith Music Publications

This book will guide you through today's world of marketing with both traditional and modern forms of social media and websites. You can greatly increase the presence of your choir, orchestra or band and

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Rehearsing the Middle School Band
Rehearsing the Middle School Band Rehearsing the Middle School Band
Stephen Meyer - Meredith Music Publications

Twelve prominent elementary, middle school, and junior high band directors share innovative ideas on program structure, recruitment, and rehearsal strategies for beginning musicians. Through perseverance

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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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Habits of a Significant Band Director
Habits of a Significant Band Director Habits of a Significant Band Director
Scott Rush - GIA Publications
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This book will inspire young and veteran band directors to teach with more insight and embrace the power of positive leadership. A model of Five Key Practices is presented: knowledge, communication,

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Careers Through Music
Careers Through Music Careers Through Music (Building Employable Skills in Your Music Class)
Chris Sampson - Alfred Music Publishing

An innovative tool for music educators, this book will prepare music students for a lifelong path to success in whatever field they choose. It highlights valuable skills developed in ensemble and music

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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 New Winds of Change
The New Winds of Change The New Winds of Change (The Evolution of the Contemporary American Wind Band/Ensemble and Its Music)
Frank L. Battisti - Meredith Music Publications

An updated and expanded version of the first two Winds of Change volumes containing much new information about wind band literature and important conferences, concerts, and events from the 19th

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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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Sousa's Marches: As He Performed Them
Sousa's Marches: As He Performed Them Sousa's Marches: As He Performed Them
Keith Brion - Meredith Music Publications

The performance style that contributed to the highly appealing "Sousa sound" made his music the ultimate in popularity during the golden age of concert bands. Thought provoking and highly revealing, the

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Knowing the Score
Knowing the Score Knowing the Score (A Comprehensive Approach to Analysis)
Robert Quebbeman - GIA Publications

A comprehensive approach to all aspects of music score reading and analysis providing a sequential system for efficient and complete score study. Central to this book are more than 300 pages of music scores

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Preparing Your School Band for Adjudication
Preparing Your School Band for Adjudication Preparing Your School Band for Adjudication (Training Young Musicians to See with Their Ears)
James Meredith & Gary Fagan - James River Music

This practical book for band directors covers the essential steps for preparing your ensemble for adjudication and offers proven strategies and techniques for developing tone, intonation, balance,

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Baton Basics
Baton Basics Baton Basics (Communicating Music through Gestures)
Diane Wittry - Oxford University Press

Baton Basics offers a unique approach to teaching conducting based upon the concept of conveying weight, resistance, and energy in order to communicate a better concept of musical sound to the musicians.

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Rehearsing the Middle School Orchestra
Rehearsing the Middle School Orchestra Rehearsing the Middle School Orchestra
Sandy Goldie - Meredith Music Publications

In this highly informative compendium, nationally renowned orchestra directors share their unique expertise concerning rehearsal philosophy, intonation, tone and bow control, setup and fundamentals,

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