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
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
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?
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
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
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
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,
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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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