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TITLE: Schedule of 2021 events leading into Indianapolis by Drum Corps International

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DATE: July 16, 2021

Starting July 24, Drum Corps International’s “Celebration Tour” will lead participating corps from their respective home cities to summer’s culminating events in Indianapolis. The tour’s 32 events span 14 different states, with regionalized locations strategically placed to provide a safe path to Indianapolis. Event location and venue information is still very tentative, due to the time it takes to receive […]

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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: How a 3-Week Fine Arts Exploratory Course More than Doubled Band Enrollment

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DATE: July 6, 2021

Curated from the Yamaha Educator Suite – In less than three weeks, the Ralls County R-II School District in Center, Missouri, more than doubled its beginning band program. Before Director of Bands Douglas Schaffer, a 2021 Yamaha 40 Under 40 music educator,  joined the district in 2019, only 24% of 6th graders signed up for band at Ralls County Elementary. Though they were required to participate […]

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TITLE: Advice for Parents on the Benefits of a Life in Music, by Juliana Gondek

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DATE: May 8, 2021

If you ask 100 people in music education or in the music profession for advice to parents of music students about choosing a life in music, you’ll probably get 100 different answers.  This short video contains excellent advice.

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TITLE: A Tribute to Maynard Ferguson, with Videos

SOURCE: Ray Benton

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DATE: May 6, 2021

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: NEW: Adding Parts 7&8 to 1-6 – Post-Pandemic Planning Guide: Minimizing Risk, Community Involvement, and Recruiting

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DATE: May 3, 2021

This ESSENTIAL post includes all 8 parts of this series. Welcome to your Post-Pandemic Planning Guide to bring back music to your school. Your program may have taken a toll this past year and rebuilding it will be challenging, but you are not alone. We are here to walk beside you and help you every step of the way to […]

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