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TITLE: Fix It: Snare Drum Rolls Teaching Tips

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DATE: October 21, 2021

Curated from The Yamaha Educator Suite – by Dr. Paul Buyer – Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a time when you were conducting on the podium and cued a much anticipated, exposed and important snare drum roll. What did it sound like? Perhaps it was smooth, expressive and confident — maybe the result of assigning your best snare drummer […]

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TITLE: Fix It: Trombone Teaching Tips

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DATE: October 21, 2021

Curated from The Yamaha Educator Suite – by Domingo Pagliuca – What makes the trombone special? The sound of the trombone is one of the most profound and glorious of the brass family. As composer Hector Berlioz said, “The trombone is the true head of the family of wind instruments … it has all the serious and powerful tones of […]

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TITLE: Fix It: Timpani Teaching Tips

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DATE: October 21, 2021

Curated from the Yamaha Educator Suite – by David Collier – As you prepare for the next musical journey with your students, here are some ideas to help your young timpanists. Timpani students need guidance as they are soloists who have a tremendous impact on both the pulse and intonation of your ensemble. Timpanists are both the “drum set player” […]

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TITLE: The Value of Warming Up In Both Music and Life

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DATE: October 21, 2021

Curated from The Alfred Blog – by Scott Watson – Every single moment with our students is precious! Whether it’s a lesson, sectional, ensemble rehearsal, there’s always so much to accomplish and no time to waste. Nonetheless, it’s worth taking the time to establish the habit of warming up at the start of all our meetings with students. Primarily, warming […]

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TITLE: Case Study: Giving Voice to Middle School Choir Students

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DATE: October 4, 2021

Curated from the Yamaha Educator Suite – by Christine Ngeo Katzman –  The junior high years can be an awkward period. That’s why promoting self-esteem and self-discovery have become major components of Lydia Cox’s goals as the chorus and digital music teacher at Crosby Middle School within the large district of Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Kentucky. “I’ve really enjoyed my experience in […]

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TITLE: Fix It: Trumpet Teaching Tips

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DATE: September 29, 2021

Curated from the Yamaha Educator Suite – by Jeff Conner –    For over 30 years, I have had the tremendous privilege of playing trumpet for audiences around the world. Without the support, guidance and influence from my middle school (Mr. Kazanjian) and high school (Mr. Ezer) band directors, I would not have had the opportunity to pursue this musical passion that […]

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