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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: Ten Strategies to Improve Intonation in the Instrumental Ensemble

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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

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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: Tips for a Successful Marching Band – with Yamaha Master Educator Barry Houser

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DATE: June 6, 2021

  Time to “pick the brain” of Yamaha Master Educator and Director of the Marching Illini Barry Houser originally presented to the Carthage Missouri Band Staff. This free, view anytime webinar is on: Drum Majors Student Leaders Student Motivation and Attitude Show Music Selection Show Drill Design Teaching Drill Going Digital Online Tools Tips and Tricks Optional one-hour PD credit…

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TITLE: Being A Music Advocate, by Dr. Tim Lautzenhauser

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DATE: May 8, 2021

Many like to TALK about music advocacy, but here’s what the master, Dr. Tim, has to say – How to Communicate with Our Target Market As we have previously discussed, all too often we find ourselves “preaching to the choir” (literally!), trying to convince the “already converted” of the value of music in our schools. The audience enthusiastically agrees, everyone…

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TITLE: Reducing Performance Anxiety

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DATE: May 4, 2021

Curated from The YAMAHA Educator Suite – by Steve Graves – We’ve all seen it happen and have even felt it ourselves — that feeling in the pit of your stomach, the shakiness, the nerves. As directors, we have learned to live with performance anxiety, but what can we do to help our students deal with it? What is Musical…

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