Thanksgiving, more than other holidays, causes many of us to pause and ‘Count our blessings.’ It falls at the perfect time for band director
Finding the Right Bag for Oversized Music Scores
Recommendations for the best case to carry (and protect) oversized band scores. Here are a few options:
THE FUTURE OF THE WIND BAND, Pt. 1 (Summer Reading Project)
In Part 1, we discuss the Introduction to William Perrine's The Future of the Wind Band, as well as the section on REPRTOIRE.
Setting Goals in the Wind Band Classroom
The New Year is a time when most people look at where they are and make plans for the future. This is an important step in developing a stro
Fun Facts about Leroy Anderson
As you program Leroy Anderson's music this season, share some fun facts with your students and audiences.
I can’t tell you how much I appreciate a National Day of Thanksgiving. Yes, I love the turkey, the mashed potatoes, the green bean cassero
Riding out the storm…
Looking at the events of the past year and a half, I’m reminded of a story I came across years ago by minister and author of The Power of Po
Scott Rush: Rebuilding a Better Band - Maestro Moments
The 2020-21 School Year gave music programs (bands in particular!) one of the biggest challenges we have faced as a community. As we are...
Alfred Watkins: THE LEGEND & The Secret of 'poco a poco'
Last night, I had the pleasure of speaking with Alfred Watkins, retired band director of the famed Lassiter High School Band. Under his dire