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TITLE: Trusting the Ensemble

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DATE: December 14, 2018

Curated from TED.com – Technology, Entertainment, and Design – Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust in musical leadership — then shows how it works, as he conducts the Scottish Ensemble onstage. He also shares clips from two musical projects: the opera “U-Carmen eKhayelitsha” and the ParaOrchestra. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the […]

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TITLE: SUPERCHARGE YOUR PRACTICE SESSIONS WITH MODACITY

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DATE: December 12, 2018

Curated from Midnight Music – midnightmusic.com.au – by Katie Wardrobe –  Band and orchestra directors, looking for innovative ways to improve student home practice?  Our good friend Katie Wardrobe has a great suggestion here! MTT71: Supercharge Your Practice Sessions with Modacity Marc Gelfo is the Co-Founder & CEO of Modacity – an app that aims to help musicians use their […]

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TITLE: Improving Brass Tone Production

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DATE: December 10, 2018

Curated from the Smartmusic Music Educator Blog, by Chip Crotts As the school year is now in full swing, let’s turn our thoughts to brass tone production. No doubt, your students are all playing a lot right now and are probably working the muscles more than ever before. Likewise, we may also be teaching a new crop of young brass […]

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TITLE: HOW TO KEEP YOUR STUDENTS FOCUSED WITH ALL OF THE HOLIDAY EXCITEMENT

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DATE: December 6, 2018

Curated from Vandoren Resources – by Michael Skinner – Students from Hampshire Middle School from a Regional Artist clinic given by Shawn Maxwell – Michael Skinner is President of DANSR Inc., and was an elementary, middle, and high school band director (’77-’79 and ’86-’87) Holidays, Tradition, and Building Your Program. In my early days as a middle school band director […]

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TITLE: Choosing the Right Mouthpiece

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DATE: December 5, 2018

Curated from “The Hub,” a Yamaha Music Education Blog – by Matt Kerns I worked in a music store for many years, and one of the most common requests we’d get from customers was help with picking a new mouthpiece. The conversation would often start something like this: “I need a new mouthpiece” “Ok, do you already have some idea […]

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TITLE: From the Everything Band Podcast: Episode 87 – Gail Buckman

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DATE: December 4, 2018

Curated from Mark J. Connor’s The Everything Band Blog –  Here’s a great national podcast posting of an interview with St. Louis’s own Sister Gail Buckman, who as this was recorded, is in her 50th year of teaching. Sister Gail Buckman has been teaching in the St. Louis are since 1968, and I recently had a chance to visit Sister […]

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