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TITLE: Organizing a School District’s Music Program and the Care and Feeding of the Young Percussionist

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DATE: April 5, 2021

The Bandmaster’s Podcast, Episode 37: Bill Jastrow, Retired, Indian Prairie School District 204, IL.  Bill Jastrow discusses comprehensive musicianship, organizing a school district’s music program, and the caring and “feeding” of the young percussionist. FULL BIO Spanning 41 years, William Jastrow’s teaching experience ranges from a community high school with an enrollment of 450 students, to Neuqua Valley H.S. with an […]

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TITLE: Teaching Bucket Drumming: 5 Survival Tips

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DATE: March 16, 2021

Curated from the Alfred Blog – By David Birrow  As a trained percussionist, this gig teaching bucket drumming should have been going way better… Sure, it was my first teaching job and it was at a summer camp but currently several dozen 1st and 2nd graders were running around the room wielding drum sticks. Apparently all those hours in the […]

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TITLE: Performance Preparation Plan

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DATE: November 25, 2020

Curated from Band Directors Talk Shop – by Jeremy Lewis –  Have you ever struggled to prepare repertoire by the performance deadline? Over the course of years preparing various performances, be it orchestral, chamber, or solo work, I have put together a structured plan which has yet to fail me. This plan has four distinct phases with specific objectives: Introduction […]

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TITLE: 16 New & Powerful Choral Pieces to Help Students During Hard Times

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DATE: September 11, 2020

Curated from Cued In – Programming is so essential.  Here are great suggestions for RIGHT NOW! – Music has always had the ability to inspire and heal wounds, and now many songs are taking on a new meaning as teachers and students alike face uncertainty. Pieces with universal themes of strength and hope are particularly helpful during such times of […]

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TITLE: Organizing the Chaos: Managing the Middle School Choir

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DATE: July 11, 2020

Curated from ChoralNet.org by Developing Voices Author Jennifer Berroth, Choral Director at Leawood Middle School, Leawood, Kansas. I’ve heard it said that teaching middle school puts one at the front of the line for sainthood. We’ve all had days on which we have earned that status. I have been teaching middle school choir for seven years, and in that time I have […]

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TITLE: Making Jazz Easier for Your Students (and Yourself) – With Rob Babel

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DATE: April 23, 2020

An exclusive webinar from Nottelmann Music, with Rob Babel – Whether your jazz ensemble meets daily or once or twice a week – whether you have years of experience or you are new to teaching jazz – you’ll find lots of tips and ideas in this webinar on jazz ensemble best practices.  This is a blog version of our complete […]

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