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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: 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: The Effect of Music On Your Brain – Three Short Videos

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DATE: April 30, 2019

Curated from YouTube – We hear often about the wonderful effects on the human brain from listening to music and performing music.  Here are three short but very interesting videos documenting these effects.  Share these with your students and colleagues.

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TITLE: How Exaggerating Technical Errors Could Improve Your Technique

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DATE: April 25, 2019

Curated from The Bulletproof Musician by Noa Kageyama, PH.D –  Here’s an interesting idea, a bit of a twist on how your students can clean up errors in their performance. I recently had an interesting conversation with a trumpet player, who described an unusual strategy that he used to help students overcome technical roadblocks in their playing. Specifically, in situations where […]

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