It’s really indisputable – it’s very difficult to achieve success in directing the school music ensemble without good classroom management. In this webinar, veteran music educators begin with real-world tips on classroom management and expand the discussion to include to a complete look at successfully managing your music ensemble rehearsal.
Kurt served as the Director of Bands in the Farmington School District from 1982 to 2012. There, Kurt was responsible for the high school marching band, symphonic band, concert band, two jazz bands, and steel drum orchestra. Under his direction, annually received superior ratings at the MSHSAA Evaluative Music Festival. In addition, the band performed at the Missouri Music Educators Association Convention in 1993. His honors include being named a Nationally Registered and Certified Music Educator through the MENC certification program, the Farmington School District Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, the East Central District #7 “Outstanding Educator” award, The Charles Emmons Outstanding Band Director Award, and was recently elected into the Missouri Bandmasters Hall of Fame and the Missouri Music Educators Association Hall of Fame. He is past President of the East Central District Music Educators, the Missouri Bandmasters Association, and the Missouri Music Educators Association. Kurt Bauche currently resides in Farmington, Missouri.
Joe, a native of Missouri, has written over two hundred compositions for various types of ensembles from beginning bands to college wind ensembles. He is most known for his compositions for young bands and young musicians. His works have been performed in the United States, Canada, Central America, China and Europe.
Mr. Pappas actively serves as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the Midwest. After twenty seven years of successful teaching in public schools, Mr. Pappas currently is adjunct professor at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo., and Southeast Missouri University, Cape Girardeau, Mo. He devotes most of his time to composing and working as an educational consultant and publishing editor for his own company, JPM Music Publications, which he started in 1992. He is also the Midwest regional coordinator for Music In the Parks, Festivals of Music and a coordinator/consultant for Six Flags Music Festivals.
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An 80% score or better will result in a Certificate of Completion emailed to the address you provide. Those scoring less than 80% will be allowed to retake the quiz.
You are encouraged to review these links for further study related to this topic.
Webinar – Recruitment and Retention in Your Music Program – with Joe Pappas
Webinar – Go with the Flow – What to Do When Plans Change – with Joe Simino
The following are from The Nottelmann Blog:
20 Mistakes Teachers Make When They De-clutter Their Classroom
Creating Positive Classroom Behavior – with Dr. Tim Lautzenhauser
Your Relationship With Students – by Ray Benton