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TITLE: Top 10 Things All Young Percussionists Should Know

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DATE: December 1, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – by Dave Gerhart – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU PLAY IN AN ENSEMBLE THE FIRST TIME. Young percussion students who are studying with a private instructor usually study solo on marimba, snare drum, drum set or timpani. Ensemble playing techniques are usually something that are acquired later in high school – and unfortunately, the…

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TITLE: MBA Podium Masters – Produced for MBA by Nottelmann Music

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: November 6, 2022

Ann Goodwin Clark, Co-Historian for Missouri Bandmasters, had the vision to record interviews with Missouri master teachers in music education.  Ann reached out to me and asked for my assistance in producing and posting these timeless videos.  Below is the current library, with more additions planned for the future.  I believe EVERY music educator will benefit from the wisdom brought…

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TITLE: Case Study: Strategic Storage and Scheduling Solutions

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DATE: July 26, 2022

Curated from The YAMAHA Educator Suite – by Christine Ngeo Katzman –  Every music program has the challenge of logistics regarding storage and scheduling.  Here’s how one program met that challenge. When Vincent Vicchiariello began his transition to Director of Bands at Nutley High School in New Jersey in 2018, the program boomed. “We had our biggest [group] of 95 students in our marching…

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TITLE: Case Study: From a $67 Budget to Success — A Four-Year Journey

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DATE: August 19, 2021

Curated from the YAMAHA Educator Suite – by Jennifer Antonetti – After two years of teaching elementary general music, I was ready for a change, so I applied to a music education master’s program and for more band jobs. Luckily, I was hired to teach band at Meadows Elementary and Robinson Middle School in my current district, the Topeka Public Schools. Eager to start my new position,…

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TITLE: 18 LESSONS MARCHING BAND TEACHES OUR KIDS: A PARENT’S PERSPECTIVE

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DATE: August 3, 2021

Curated from AMP, the Association of Music Parents – by Kathleen Heuer –  My name is Penny Ray, and I’m a music parent. My husband and I have three teenagers: a sophomore who plays mellophone in her public high school marching band and French horn in the Wind Ensemble at school; an 8th grader who plays trumpet in the local homeschool…

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TITLE: For Parents, an Answer to the Question “Why Marching Band?”

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DATE: August 3, 2021

Directors – share this video with your parents. Parents – not sure about whether you should put your child in marching band? In this 6-minute video you’ll hear from parents just like you who explain the ways that marching band has had a positive impact on their kids. Marching band will not only help your child become a better musician,…

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