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TITLE: Music Ed Mentor Podcast #047: Benefiting from Critique

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DATE: May 23, 2019

Curated from SmartMusic’s Music Educators Blog – by Elisa Janson Jones – Do you know the feeling of having royally messed up and been called out on it? Join us for insights on how to recover from situations like this – and for ways to avoid feeling that way from the start. This week my guest is David Beil, expert […]

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TITLE: T.R.I.A.D. – Using a Simple Acronym to Help Structure your Rehearsals

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DATE: May 14, 2019

Curated from SmartMusic’s Music Educator Blog – by Troy Bennefield – For inexperienced teachers (and often more experienced ones, too), choosing which elements to fix in a rehearsal can be difficult. Although multiple elements are required for a fine performance, I’ve found the T.R.I.A.D. acronym to be helpful in prioritizing them. Today I’ll share these pedagogical strategies,  that I believe […]

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TITLE: Video Tips from Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band: When It Goes Off the Rails

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DATE: May 14, 2019

Curated from SmartMusic’s Music Educator Blog – Video by members of Gordon Goodman’s Big Phat Band – jazz band directors, mini disasters DO occur!  Share with your students what the pros do when it goes off the rails! What should the rhythm section do when the entire horn section comes in two and a half beats early after the solo […]

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TITLE: What Students Are Saying About Band – Excerpts From Our Scholarship Applications

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DATE: May 10, 2019

Have you gotten tired of always hearing bad news from our media?  Looking for something to give you hope that things are all not that bad?  Well, here it is!  Read these selected statements from St. Louis area band students!  In the application process of our The Bill Nottelmann Memorial Music Camp Scholarships, students are to submit a short essay […]

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TITLE: Bridging the Gap Between Music Teachers and Administrators

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DATE: May 9, 2019

Curated from NAfME and QuaverMusic – by Sarah Morong – IS there a gap between you and your administrator?  This helpful article is full of valuable perspectives and ideas on how to bridge that gap. The key to a successful music program is not just the teacher, or even the curriculum, but the professional relationship between the music teacher and school […]

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TITLE: Guitar (and Ukulele) Class in The Last Frontier State

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DATE: May 2, 2019

Curated from NAfME Council for Guitar Education – By Thomas Amoriello Jr. –  For our music educators looking to enhance or incorporate a guitar or ukulele class in their schools.  Kiel Schweizer is currently teaching the East High School Guitar Program for the Anchorage School District and recently created and implemented a new high school ukulele curriculum. His high school […]

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