When given the opportunity to “Ask Peter Boonshaft” questions, these are the TOP 10 selected questions from band directors. You’ll find that the answers are full of important ideas and tips for your everyday teaching, regardless of your length of experience or how successful your current program is.
Part One – Topics and points in this segment include questions 1-6:
Part Two – Topics and points in this segment include questions 7-10:
Called one of the most exciting and exhilarating voices in music education today, Peter Loel Boonshaft has been invited to speak and conduct in every state in the nation and around the world. Honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For All as the first recipient of the “George M. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education,” Dr. Boonshaft is Director of Education for Jupiter Band Instruments. Dr. Boonshaft is the author of the critically acclaimed best-selling books Teaching Music with Passion, Teaching Music with Purpose, and Teaching Music with Promise, as well as his first book for teachers of other disciplines, Teaching with Passion, Purpose and Promise. He is also co-author of Alfred Music Publishing’s method book series Sound Innovations. As well, his weekly “Boonshaft’s Blog” for music educators continues to inspire teachers everywhere. He is currently on the faculty of Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, where he is Professor of Music. MORE…
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You are encouraged to review these links for further study related to this topic.
Webinar – Ten Steps to Building a Quality Solo and Ensemble Program in Your School – with Kim Pirtle and Kyle Donnelly
Webinar – Successfully Managing Your Music Ensemble Rehearsal Parts 1&2- With Kurt Bauche and Joe Pappas
Webinar – Recruitment and Retention in Your Music Program – with Joe Pappas
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