Adding more fiber to your diet will not help the horn section play better, but it can lower your cholesterol, help stabilize blood sugars, and make you feel fuller longer, so when the trombone players are acting up, your hangry alter ego stays in check. Increasing the amount of fiber on a daily ... Read More about Flutes, French Horns, and Fiber
Part I of this series presented the Prepare-Present-Practice teaching sequence used by Kodály-inspired music teachers. The process prepares students’ readiness for new concepts and skills, quickly presents the new material, and practices it in multiple ways. The purpose of this article is to ... Read More about Kodály’s Prepare-Present-Practice Sequence Part II – Concert Repertoire
Kodály in secondary schools? Of course! The Kodály concept was brought to America in the 1960s and gained traction with elementary general music teachers. However, the teaching practices we call “Kodály” are simply called good teaching in Hungary and are used throughout the education system. ... Read More about Kodály’s Prepare-Present-Practice Sequence Part I: Beginning Band
Writing a successful grant proposal is an essential skill for band directors seeking to help fund their programs. Grant writing doesn’t have to be intimidating, and it is far from scary when you know what to do. Getting Started When thinking about writing grants, decide first what you need, ... Read More about The Band Director’s Guide to Grant Writing
We’ve taken a lot of bands to Disney over the years and here’s the truth: it really is the happiest place on Earth! But here’s the other thing about Disney: you want to be prepared. As the band director, you probably want your band to have the most magical trip to Disney possible, so here’s our 2024 ... Read More about 2024 Tips For The Most Magical Band Trip To Disney
Our new 'sister' website, Elementary Music Teachers Talk Shop is officially live! Check out our first few quick articles HERE. And the related TPT store HERE (be sure to click the FOLLOW star!) Join the newsletter list HERE for the latest on articles, resources & freebies! ... Read More about Big News for Elementary Music Teachers!