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TITLE: Installment 1 – Four Ways to Keep Music Students Engaged at Home

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DATE: March 17, 2020

We find ourselves in a new time, a new place.  With students disconnected from their school music programs, it’s time to find creative ways to get them reconnected.  For your consideration, Nottelmann Music offers four excellent ways here in Installment 1. #1 – Free Online French Horn Lessons Nicholas Kenney from Southeast Missouri State University says – “I’d like to […]

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TITLE: The Ultimate Beginning Band Instrument Demo

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DATE: March 6, 2020

How important is it that prospective beginning band students have a clear concept of the available band instruments and what they sound like?  How do you get that across to students?  Here’s a source that you can use now and save for use in the future. Beautiful, outstanding performances from members of the US Army Field Band. The band instruments […]

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TITLE: Fact or Myth: Does Thinking “Don’t Miss” Really Make Us More Likely to Mess Up?

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DATE: March 3, 2020

Curated from BULLETPROOFMUSICIAN – By Noa Kageyama, Ph.D. – It was March 15, 2017, and the San Antonio Spurs were trying to pull out a close win over the Portland Trailblazers. With 2.5 seconds left in the game, a Portland foul put Manu Ginobli at the free throw line. Trailing 105-108, the plan was to make the first free throw, […]

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TITLE: Everything Band: Episode 150 – Robert W. Smith

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DATE: March 2, 2020

Curated from Everything Band, here’s an important podcast – interviewed by Mark J. Conner – Robert W. Smith is a prolific composer, educator, and publisher. He joins the show to tell his stories, share some advice, and talk about copyright. If you want to know the importance of making connections, then this is the episode for you! ​ Topics: Robert’s background […]

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TITLE: Keyboard Basics in Band Class (or ANY Ensemble Class)

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: March 2, 2020

Here’s a quick, easy tip to implement – curated from Band Directors Talk Shop – Unlike piano, wind instruments (or strings) do not provide a visual representation of music. By teaching students the basics of the keyboard, they can picture theory concepts in their heads. Showing them how a keyboard works specifically helps them with understanding: Interval Sharps Flats Enharmonic […]

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TITLE: Google Forms Tips for Teachers

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DATE: March 2, 2020

Curated from Educatorstechnology – Here is a handy visual we published awhile ago featuring some important tips to help you make the best of the new Google Forms in your instructions. You will get to learn how to create a survey, poll or a qui; how to create a form from a spreadsheet in Google Sheets; how to add a […]

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