Famous Instrumental Artists

Famous Instrumental Artists (for Band Students)

Here’s a great list of famous instrumental artists to share with your students. It’s called the Interactive Artist List and...

teaching students to perform their best at auditions

Teaching Students to Perform Their Best at Auditions

A major aspect of begin a musician is learning to perform for others. Being able to play an étude by...

beginning tuba

4 Tips to Help Beginner Tuba Players

Beginner tuba class can be one of the most challenging endeavors for both the teacher and students.  For a student...

10 Signs You Might Be A Band Director

1. You say “one more time” knowing that it is absolutely untrue. 2. You search in your purse to find...

chorales for band

Chorales Chorales Chorales!

Chorales have long been a staple of band educators as a means to build a core ensemble sound. They improve...

things to say to your band

5 Things You Should Say to Your Band More Often

While these 5 statements should not be read word for word, the sentiments should be shared with your band. Often....

Effective Use of Clinicians and Mentors in Your Band Program

The TBA Archives refer to the Texas Bandmasters Association archives of clinic handouts from past conventions.  Conventions are one of...

band directors' workshop

What is Band Directors’ Workshop?

In a nutshell, Band Directors’ Workshop is two weeks of band director heaven. Ok, ok, here’s the real information… Band...

Tonguing and Embouchure Flexibility for Beginning Flute

In the previous article, “Flute Embouchure- Simple Steps to Great Success,” we discussed how to make the first flute sound...

music education resources to follow

15 Music Education Resources to Follow

BandDirectorsTalkShop.com often links to interesting articles from other music education communities on our Facebook page. We find these by following...

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