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TITLE: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

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DATE: November 8, 2023

Curated from YAMAHA – by Don Stinson – Early in my career as a music educator, I knew I wanted a group that sounded good! However, I was unsure how to achieve it. I listened to bands with impressive tone quality, balance, intonation and style. Then there was my band. Every time we rehearsed, I couldn’t figure out all the…

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

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DATE: November 2, 2023

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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TITLE: Timpani Maintenance

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DATE: October 3, 2023

Curated from YAMAHA – by Dr. Dave Gerhart SOLUTIONS TO COMMON TIMPANI PROBLEMS. The percussion family consists of vast number of instruments. In a standard music room, there will be timpani, marimbas, xylophones, bells, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, tambourine, triangles and much more. All require regular care and maintenance. In this article, we’ll talk about one of the most…

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TITLE: Fundraising Without Selling

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DATE: September 7, 2023

Curated from YAMAHA – by Tyler Swick – TIRED OF SELLING COOKIE DOUGH, WRAPPING PAPER OR COUPON BOOKS? HERE ARE SOME UNCONVENTIONAL WAYS TO FUNDRAISE WITHOUT SELLING ANYTHING. Chances are high that either as a student or teacher, you’ve attempted to sell cookie dough, chocolate, wrapping paper, popcorn or coupon books in order to raise funds for your music program….

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TITLE: The World’s Best Jazz Play-along Tracks-Here’s How the Aebersold Series Just Got Better

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DATE: August 26, 2023

Although Nottelmann Music receives no compensation for this post, we thought it was important for our music educator friends to know about this.  Those legendary tracks that have helped thousands of musicians to learn jazz is now available as JAZZBOOKS STREAMING.   Affordable access to arguably the worlds best jazz play-alongs.  “Anything Abersold Anywhere.”  Check it out!    

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TITLE: Joel Vanderheyden Loves Jefferson College’s New Nottelmann Sound Systems!

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DATE: August 16, 2023

With budgetary assistance from Joe Pappas and the Jeffco Viking Band Camp,  Jefferson College’s music department was looking for a great sounding and versatile sound systems for the band and choir rehearsal rooms.  They wanted portability, great sound, and high quality recording capability.  Joel Vanderheyden contacted me with specific criteria in mind and I set out to design a system…

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