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TITLE: Organizing the Chaos: Managing the Middle School Choir

SOURCE: Curated

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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: A Tribute to Maynard Ferguson, with Videos

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: May 6, 2020

By Ray Benton, Technology and Media Specialist, Nottelmann Music –  Why Maynard Ferguson? With all of the great jazz artists in history, what’s so special about the late Maynard Ferguson?  Critics say his showmanship was over that top.  “He’s a one-trick-pony.  He plays screaming high notes and nothing else.”  Well, this observer is proposing that Maynard Ferguson made a unique contribution…

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

SOURCE: Nottelmann Music

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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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TITLE: Conducting Matters! Simple Steps to More Meaningful Expression

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: February 14, 2020

Curated from BandWorld – by Paula Crider – Ensemble conductors, read these inspirational thoughts from a legendary conductor on how to improve your ensemble’s expression through conducting. Doubtless this will find dedicated teachers totally immersed in the challenges of another school year. I hope all will agree that we owe it to our art to constantly strive to improve our…

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TITLE: Belting 101: How to Help Your Students Use Their Full Voice

SOURCE: Curated

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DATE: February 13, 2020

Curated from JW Pepper’s CUED IN – by Erin Guinup – When I was an undergrad, I was told that belting would ruin my voice. I shunned the music I loved and focused solely on building my voice for opera. At that time, most of the voice educator community scorned contemporary commercial music, and few people were teaching it or…

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TITLE: Editor’s Choice – 10 Concert Band Pieces You May Have Missed – Grade 2/Easy

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: January 8, 2020

By Ray Benton, Technology and Media Specialist, Nottelmann Music Co.  Ray, who serves as editor for The Nottelmann Blog at Music Educators Corner, has 32 years of experience teaching band in the St. Louis area.  Most of these picks were performed while directing his successful band program at Rockwood South Middle School. What a challenge we have in finding quality,…

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