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Complete List of Summer Band Camps (United States)

This list is still under construction – we are still researching and compiling this summer band camps list and we...

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Creating Positive, Peer-Led Section Rehearsal Attendance Accountability in a low-SES school

If you have read my previous article on strategies to increase student attendance for before and after school events, then...

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Business Partnerships with BandDirectorsTalkShop.com

Due to explosive growth at BandDirectorsTalkShop.com, we are currently looking for new business partners. The readership of this site has...

4 Ways Tape Can Help Your Beginning Percussionists

When working with my beginning percussionists during the first days of school, I like to introduce my students to a...

Do you teach band in a title one school and have trouble with student eligibility? Discover some great tips for keeping your students on track in this article. Learn how to check grades weekly, distribute progress reports, conduct weekly student conferences and improve student accountability. A must-read for band directors! For more great band teaching ideas, rehearsal tips and beginning band games and resources, visit our blog: Band Directors Talk Shop.

How We Helped 98% of Our Title One Students Stay Eligible

If you’re reading this post, you probably teach in a Title One system and understand the challenges. Most of our...

Everything you need for your emergency instrument repair kit can be found in this article! Great suggestions for every band program. Be prepared for spring trips, football games, contest and performances! Suggestions include mouthpiece puller, repair pliers, water key and valve spring assortment, pads, corks, screwdrivers, timpani keys, slide-o-mix and more! Great tips from N Tune Music and Sound, a reputable instrument repair shop located in Texas.

Emergency Instrument Repair Kit (Top Items to Include)

What items should you include in an emergency instrument repair kit when you take your band off-campus? First and foremost,...

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