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TITLE: The Value of Warming Up In Both Music and Life

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: October 21, 2021

Curated from The Alfred Blog – by Scott Watson – Every single moment with our students is precious! Whether it’s a lesson, sectional, ensemble rehearsal, there’s always so much to accomplish and no time to waste. Nonetheless, it’s worth taking the time to establish the habit of warming up at the start of all our meetings with students. Primarily, warming […]

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TITLE: Our Twin Featured Posts – EDITOR’S CHOICE – Top Ten Concert Band Pieces You May Have Missed

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: October 6, 2021

Looking for quality Grade 2 or Grade 3 concert band pieces? Don’t overlook these “Top 10” quality pieces selected by Ray Benton, our Technology and Media Specialist, with 32 years of teaching experience.  We’ve combined these two posts into one.  All of the entrees feature demonstration recordings. . .

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TITLE: Case Study: Giving Voice to Middle School Choir Students

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: October 4, 2021

Curated from the Yamaha Educator Suite – by Christine Ngeo Katzman –  The junior high years can be an awkward period. That’s why promoting self-esteem and self-discovery have become major components of Lydia Cox’s goals as the chorus and digital music teacher at Crosby Middle School within the large district of Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Kentucky. “I’ve really enjoyed my experience in […]

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TITLE: Directory of Marching Band Contests in the Greater St Louis Area – Nottelmann Music

SOURCE: Nottelmann Music

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DATE: September 5, 2021

Nottelmann Music is always happy support music in our area schools, so here’s a calendar of Greater St. Louis Area high school marching band competitions listed at Midwest Marching.  Click on the link for more info on each event.  Also, find a link to a printable copy at the bottom of this posting. 9-11 Metro East Marching Classic – O’Fallon […]

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

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: July 16, 2021

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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TITLE: Blending Brass

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: July 16, 2021

Curated from the Yamaha Educator Suite – by Elizabeth Geli –  With so many superhero movies hitting the theaters, it’s ironic to hear ensemble directors tell their students, “Don’t be a hero,” when someone is sticking out in the overall sound. Because of the brass instruments’ powerful directional abilities, blending the sound and dynamics of an ensemble can sometimes seem […]

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