4 Band Activities for May 4th (May the Fourth Be With You)

4 Band Activities for May 4th (May the Fourth Be With You)

1. Teach your students about the interval of a fourth. Give them a simple pattern of fourths to play. Also have...

YouTube Finds – Brass

These clips (solos/ensembles) were found with the goal of inspiring students. Some are videos the most famous players around, some...

Concert Evaluations – Better Assessment of Concert Attendance & Performance

As trends in education change, so do expectations. The biggest, and for some the trickiest, expectation is for teachers to completely...

Band Director Tricks of the Trade

Several years ago, the middle school band directors in our state decided to get together and share teaching tips and...

YouTube Finds Woodwinds

YouTube Finds – Woodwinds

These clips (solos/ensembles) were found with the goal of inspiring students. Some are videos the most famous players around, some...

The Power of thank you notes

The Power of Thank You Notes

Do you remember when you learned “it’s the thought that counts?” Probably when Aunt Mertyl gave you a crocheted scarf...

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