In this exclusive Nottelmann Blog Podcast, Joe Simino, Director of Bands at Seckman Middle School in the Fox C-6 School District and Ray Benton discuss this important topic for music educators in great detail. How do you handle changes to your lesson plan, your school schedule, that out-of-town trip, or when you’re so tired you can’t do what you did plan to do? Joe and Ray consider these other more real-world challenges and offer solutions on how music teachers can deal with the unexpected.
Joe Simino is In his 8th year as Director of Bands at Seckman Middle School in the Fox C-6 School District, which is located in the Greater St. Louis Area. He also assists with the Seckman High School band. Joe has taught privately since 2001, working with Marching Bands/Drumlines/Beginner Percussion and has been playing percussion professionally for 20 years.
Ray Benton is the Technology, Media and Education specialist for Nottelmann Music. A veteran band director of 32 years, Ray has worked with music teachers seeking to implement technology since 2004.
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