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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: 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: MBA Podium Masters – Produced for MBA by Nottelmann Music

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: November 6, 2022

Ann Goodwin Clark, Co-Historian for Missouri Bandmasters, had the vision to record interviews with Missouri master teachers in music education.  Ann reached out to me and asked for my assistance in producing and posting these timeless videos.  Below is the current library, with more additions planned for the future.  I believe EVERY music educator will benefit from the wisdom brought…

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