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Fundraising 101: Make Ordering Easy   School fundraising has changed over the years. Let’s be honest – how people communicate, how they comparison shop, and how they spend money has changed, too. Somehow lugging around a box full of samples isn’t cutting it anymore. Just like any other products for sale, the fundraising program you ...
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Wenger VAE Rehearsal System Interview with Matt Hildebrand Acoustic Design EngineerWenger Corporation     ...
4 Steps to a Successful Fundraiser In between curriculum development, running after-school groups, department management, and individual student considerations, music teachers and department leads are increasingly needed to fill in the blanks where funds are missing from annual music department budgets. Enter…the annual fundraiser. It’s a ne ...
Dear Band Directors, Later today AMP: The Association of Music Parents will launch a major crowdfunding campaign in support of completing the feature documentary film, Marching Beyond Halftime. High school music programs, music booster organizations and band supporters across the United States are being invited to assist the Association of Music Parents (A ...
  The Business Side of Teaching School Music: Working with Administrators   Instrumental teachers have a keen interest in professional development - studying conducting, instructional techniques, ensemble development and literature. Despite this commitment to professional growth, the thrill of having an outstanding ensemble eludes many direct ...
Karl King’s Top Twelve One of the most prolific composers for concert band, Karl King composed at least 291 works, including 185 marches, 22 overtures, 12 galops, 29 waltzes, and works in many other styles. Not only did he compose some of the most brilliant and famous marches for experienced bands at the professional and university levels; he also ...
  Band Director Giveaway! The first six Band Directors to email will receive a FREE Box of Lescana Reeds   Lescana reeds are hand finished in the USA using only the finest quality materials. Lescana Reeds produce an exceptional sound. email: Banddirector.com@gmail.com         Available at:     &nbs ...
  U.S. Army All-American Marching BandFrom LIVE Performance January 7th. 2017                                               ...
Rehearsal Techniques That Foster Ensemble Independence Dr. Lauren Reynolds, CCSU   ...
Tamagawa Academy & Mc Cracken Middle School Concert Recorded December 13, 2016Niles West HS     ...
The comprehensive, voluntary National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) were released publicly in June, 2014. Created by the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards, these standards are framed by a definition of artistic literacy that includes, "philosophical foundations and lifelong goals, artistic processes and creative practices, anchor and performance stan ...
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  What Do You Know about the Music Programs in Your Local Area?Music Achievement Council Survey the directors in surrounding and/or similar school districts to obtain information that will help as you work to build your program’s resources. A copyable form is provided so that you will have a record of each district’s response. The follo ...
  WAKE UP! Join Joe Burgstaller and the Peabody Conservatory Trumpet Studio each morning for the Trumpet Warmup Class live here on Banddirector.com. MORNINGS Monday - Friday 7:00am EST CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE >>   ...
The Questions You Should Ask when planning a student trip So, you’ve picked a couple of destinations you want to go with your students? Great! To make the most of your experience, here are some important questions to ask of your tour provider or student travel company when getting a quote. When it comes to making positive memories that will last a lif ...
2016 Viewer's Choice Marching Festival Series3rd. Stop  October 4th. Downriver Fanfare  (Sign Up for Prizes and See schedule below)   Enter Band Name Here To WIN!     Directors, Students and Parents can Enter. "VOTE" - Enter your school name above to WIN!!! 3:00pm (Central) Kimberly Beave ...
2016 Viewer's Choice Marching Festival Series4th. Stop  October 15th. ASU BAND DAY  (Sing up for Prizes & See schedule below)   Enter Band Name Here To WIN!     Directors, Students and Parents can Enter. "VOTE" - Enter your school name above to WIN!!! 3:00pm (Central) Kimberly Beaver ...