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TITLE: The Entrepreneurial Mindset for Musicians: Personal and Professional Development

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DATE: December 7, 2022

By Nottelmann Music and Clinician and Professional XO Brass Artist Mike Parkinson – As someone who was drawn to pursue a career in music while in high school and managed to have a long and successful career, I know firsthand the challenges facing individuals today who are seriously considering music for their vocation.  Many students are not aware of the…

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TITLE: Why Buy a Step-Up Flute? With KHS Clinician Deanna Little

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DATE: December 1, 2022

Watch our exclusive video below for the answers to these question: Why step-up flutes? Who are step-up instruments for? What are the benefits of a step-up flute? Why are Azumi or Altus flutes are a good choice? Why should you buy your step-up flute from a local dealer? For more information, call 314-631-1486.

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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: Audition Advice

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DATE: December 1, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – by Dave Gerhart – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO PASS YOUR NEXT AUDITION. Musicians are always auditioning. Here are a dozen tips that will improve your chances of being successful at your next audition …plus a few bonus ones if you happen to be a percussionist. GENERAL ADVICE 1. Play through your entire repertoire…

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TITLE: Balance – #203, Boonshaft Blog

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DATE: November 16, 2022

Curated from KHS America’s Boonshaft Blog – by Peter Boonshaft In my previous blog, I wrote about my concern that when ensemble students are told to correct their blend, they almost always just get softer so as to guard against the possibility that it is their sound that is causing the problem. Instead of first checking to make certain the…

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TITLE: Your Budget’s Not Enough? Here’s a 3-Step Plan to Grant Writing

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DATE: November 11, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – by Patricia Toben – APPLYING FOR GRANTS IS SOMETHING THAT ALL MUSIC EDUCATORS SHOULD DO. BUT HOW DO YOU GET STARTED? TRY THESE TACTICS THAT WORKED FOR AN IOWA SCHOOL DISTRICT. “Music for all, and all for music” is a goal that all music educators strive for, but unfortunately, access to music in schools isn’t a guarantee. Zip…

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