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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 – 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. Music educators’ ability to take their students to a level that they may not even see as possible hinges…

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TITLE: Ten Strategies to Improve Intonation in the Instrumental Ensemble

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: March 3, 2022

Curated from The Alfred Blog – by David Pope – “Bad intonation is unforgiveable.” This quote was shared with me by a mentor when I was an undergraduate student over 20 years ago, and it has remained an integral part of my teaching philosophy. In every situation, no matter if I was teaching a traditional school ensemble or an all-state…

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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: Our Featured Twin Webinars – Preparing for Large Ensemble – Prepare for Your Best Season Yet!

SOURCE: Nottelmann Music

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DATE: February 4, 2022

IT’S WORTH IT! Take the time now to prepare for festival – view these two FANTASTIC NPD WEBINARS! Webinar #1 – National clinician Dr. Nola Jones discussed everything regarding preparing your students for adjudication – tips, philosophy, and a deep dive into the adjudication sheets. Watch this PREVIEW VIDEO- Webinar #2 – How to TraIn Your Students in SIGHT-READING –…

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TITLE: Top 10 Qualities of an Effective Band or Orchestra Conductor

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: November 2, 2021

Curated from SBO Magazine – by Harvey Rachlin –  We all have had teachers we remember because they had an impact on us in some wonderful way in school. Perhaps it was a music teacher or conductor who nourished our love of music and was partly responsible for our pursuing a career in music. What teacher today (or at any time)…

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