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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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TITLE: Bucket Drumming: An Inexpensive, Durable and Portable Option

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DATE: November 9, 2022

Curated from Yamaha – by Tyler Swick – ENLIVEN YOUR ELEMENTARY MUSIC CLASSROOM WITH CHEAP AND MOBILE BUCKET DRUMS — YOUR STUDENTS WILL HAVE FUN AND LEARN ABOUT PERCUSSION, MARCHING AND MORE! Bucket drumming is a popular trend among busking musicians performing for tips on crowded streets. In my hometown of Las Vegas, bucket drumming can be heard every few…

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TITLE: Step Up To Yamaha

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DATE: November 9, 2022

For that up-and-coming woodwind, brass, or strings player, Step Up at Nottelmann’s! Get a $50 to $100 rebate on a quality YAMAHA Step Up. Call 314-631-1486

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TITLE: Delayed Gratification: When Students Get Tired, Teach Them to Rest, Not Quit

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DATE: November 9, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – by Jarrett Lipman – Sometimes students don’t like band. Sometimes parents don’t like band. And, as odd as it can seem, I know there are times when I struggle to find joy in the day-to-day business of being a band director. As educators, we go through many highs and lows, and it can feel very lonely…

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TITLE: AVOID BURNOUT

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DATE: September 26, 2022

Curated from YAMAHA – By Lisa Fields – Educators, if you’re beginning to question why you devote so much time and energy to your work, you could be experiencing burnout.  You became an instrumental educator because you love music and have a passion for sharing your talent with students. When your job inspires you, teaching may not even feel like work. …

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