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TITLE: Audition Advice

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: December 1, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – by Dave Gerhart – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO PASS YOUR NEXT AUDITION. Musicians are always auditioning. Here are a dozen tips that will improve your chances of being successful at your next audition …plus a few bonus ones if you happen to be a percussionist. GENERAL ADVICE 1. Play through your entire repertoire…

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TITLE: Delayed Gratification: When Students Get Tired, Teach Them to Rest, Not Quit

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: November 9, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – by Jarrett Lipman – Sometimes students don’t like band. Sometimes parents don’t like band. And, as odd as it can seem, I know there are times when I struggle to find joy in the day-to-day business of being a band director. As educators, we go through many highs and lows, and it can feel very lonely…

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TITLE: Video Review – Recording Your Students with the Affordable Samson CO2 Mic Pair and Zoom Q8 Video Handy Recorder

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: March 3, 2022

If you don’t have a lot of money to spend, here’s a quality option for recording your large ensembles, small ensembles, or soloists – band, jazz band, choir, or orchestra.  This demo was created by JW Pepper, but the mics are also available at Nottelmann Music.  Email RAY for our current low price and availability.  

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TITLE: Build a Culture of Excellence

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: March 3, 2022

Curated from the YAMAHA Educator Suite – by Jarrett Lipman – MUSIC EDUCATORS MUST CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE STUDENTS MOVE FROM THINKING THEY COULD BE GREAT TO KNOWING THEY COULD. Students who believe in their ability to perform at a high level are more likely to achieve remarkable things. When students see results as a performer, they develop trust in their instructors….

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TITLE: Ignite a Passion for Practice

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: February 15, 2022

Curated from the YAMAHA Educator Suite – by Frank DiMaria –  Rather than relying on external motivation, successful teachers inspire students to fuel their own flame to attain a higher level of mastery. To this end, Chris Gleason, instrumental music educator at Patrick Marsh Middle School in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, taps into “the deeply human need to direct [one’s life] and to…

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

SOURCE: Curated

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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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