September 4, 2019
I have to admit, I LOVE Monet.
I am drawn to the beauty of his paintings.
One of the things I love most is the lack of definition. I will stare at the Woman with the Parasol and my imagination is on fire…what is she thinking? W...
July 24, 2017
This past Saturday was a test for the corps competing for a final spot in the Drum Corps International Championship Finals in Indianapolis on August 12, 2017.
23 Corps met in San Antonio to compete in the biggest event of the season yet--the 2017 DCI Southwestern Champi...
July 5, 2017
The Fourth of July festivities are now behind us and we are now focussing on the new marching season. BY this point most directors have selected the show music, begun writing the drill and have tentative competitions on the schedule.
Are you ready for Ban...
May 12, 2017
This time of year, can be very difficult in the band room. The Spring Concert was a success but there are still a few weeks before the next performance.
…and it’s graduation.
… and there are only so many times you can rehearse Pomp and Circumstance.
August 19, 2016
Get to know the kids
Cover Expectations & Guidelines
Plan for the Best
Play music as soon as possible!
GET TO KNOW THE KIDS
A great goal to have is to learn all of the kids names in the first week of school. Here are some tips to help...
Good News on the Horizon - 3rd Release of Prelimin...
November 14, 2020
Choosing a path...
November 4, 2020
Opening a Dialog in Band about Racism, Racial Tens...
June 22, 2020
Overcoming Post-COVID Attrition in Middle School...
June 8, 2020
Mickey Smith, Jr. & Relationship-Based Teaching
May 29, 2020
Alex Shapiro: Embracing the New
May 21, 2020
Christian Amonson: Is a Virtual Concert Band Right...
May 15, 2020
Todd Dixon - Making the Most of the Situation, Par...
May 12, 2020
Ed Protzman - Online Teaching & Preparing for Next...
May 6, 2020
Matt Ingelson - Creating a Virtual Concert Band
May 4, 2020