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TITLE: How To Use the Yamaha Harmony Director In Your Program – “The Most Important Piece of Equipment You Can Own!”

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DATE: April 12, 2019

THIS IS THE DEFINITIVE POSTING ON THE HARMONY DIRECTOR!  Find out why Dr. John Zastoupil, Director of Concert Bands at Missouri State, describes the Yamaha Harmony Director as “the most important piece of equipment you can own!”  View this EXCLUSIVE Podcast-Plus that takes your right into the Missouri State rehearsal room as John demonstrates how the HD works and how […]

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TITLE: Specific Information for the Parent of a Beginning Music Student

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DATE: April 10, 2019

Curated from AMP, the Association for Music Parents –  Music Educators – here’s important infomation to pass on to your music parents. Marc Whitlock, band director for Discovery Middle School and formerly a band director with the award winning Plymouth Canton Educational Park, MI and Marian Catholic H.S., gives parents detailed guidelines for home practice to help their child succeed. Featured Article “I Made It” Lesson […]

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TITLE: Video Tips from Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band: Mastering Difficult Passages

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DATE: March 27, 2019

Curated from Smartmusic’s Music Educator Blog – by Gordon Goodwin – Given the chance, who wouldn’t eavesdrop on a recording session by Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band? Certainly no one in our office! Through our friends at Alfred Music, we recently got a glimpse of the Big Phat Band in the studio. What’s more, we had the unmitigated audacity to […]

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TITLE: Summer Band Camp is Important – The Bill Nottelmann Memorial Scholarship Program Can Help

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: March 26, 2019

Summer band camp is a great way for students to improve their playing and create lifetime memories.  In honor of our founder Mr. Bill Nottelmann, we will again present scholarships to two deserving young musicians.  Those winning recipients will receive 100% of the tuition costs for one approved, St. Louis area band camp.  Only students currently enrolled in their school band […]

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TITLE: Professional Development from The International Music Education Summit

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: March 25, 2019

Have you heard about IMES 2019, The International Music Education Summit?  Get professional development credit from webinars on topics vital to you, hosted by international experts, all presented: LIVE online – June 13-14 Also recorded, available on demand Nottelmann Music is honored to be selected to present two of this year’s sessions: Tips from the Repair Shop: How to Keep […]

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TITLE: Don’t Start Saxophones in Your Beginning Band – A Successful Alternative

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: February 24, 2019

By Ray Benton, Nottelmann Music Co.  – Well, this one will certainly cause some controversy!  But band directors, I ask that you be open minded and hear me out.  In my eleven years at Rockwood South Middle School, we found tremendous success with a different approach to teaching saxophone.  Here are THE BENEFITS, THE PROCESS, and THE RESULTS. THE BENEFITS […]

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