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Ensemble Performance

TITLE: Trusting the Ensemble

CONTRIBUTOR: Curated

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DATE: December 14, 2018

Curated from TED.com – Technology, Entertainment, and Design – Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust in musical leadership — then shows how it works, as he conducts the Scottish Ensemble onstage. He also shares clips from two musical projects: the opera “U-Carmen eKhayelitsha” and the ParaOrchestra. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the […]

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TITLE: Organizing the Chaos: Managing the Middle School Choir

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DATE: December 11, 2018

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: From the Everything Band Podcast: Episode 87 – Gail Buckman

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DATE: December 4, 2018

Curated from Mark J. Connor’s The Everything Band Blog –  Here’s a great national podcast posting of an interview with St. Louis’s own Sister Gail Buckman, who as this was recorded, is in her 50th year of teaching. Sister Gail Buckman has been teaching in the St. Louis are since 1968, and I recently had a chance to visit Sister […]

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TITLE: Preparing for the First Concert of the Year

CONTRIBUTOR: Nottelmann Music

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DATE: December 1, 2018

This important article is from Nottelmann Music clinician Joe Pappas.  Music Educators, do you include these key considerations when you prepare that first concert of the year?  Share and comment below! Student preparation for the first concert of the year can be stressful to all. As a director, new or seasoned, we always feel the pressure preparing the music and […]

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TITLE: Video: What Adjudicators Wish They Could Tell You

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DATE: November 24, 2018

Curated from the Smartmusic Music Educators Blog – St. Louis’ own Laura Vaughan, Presenter –  Ever wonder what adjudicators think but aren’t able to tell you? Wonder no more. In this archived webinar, experienced contest and festival judge Laura Vaughn expands on topics covered in her popular blog post. She talks with Giovanna Cruz about some of the unspoken thoughts that […]

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TITLE: Literature Selection for Concert Band by Joe Pappas

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DATE: November 23, 2018

This important article is from Nottelmann Music clinician Joe Pappas.  Music Educators, do you include these key considerations when you select music for your concert band? The success of your program, performance, or rating at a festival or contest can be a result of selecting the right music. There are several factors to consider when making the selection. These factors […]

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