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2015 BEST COMMUNITIES FOR MUSIC EDUCATION SURVEY NOW OPEN   Schools and districts across the country are invited to participate in the NAMM Foundation’s 2015 Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) survey. The BCME program applauds community efforts to provide high-quality music education for all students. Teachers, parents, school administr ...
NEW Legends Series Tenor Saxophone Mouthpieceby RS Berkeley Product Name: Chris Potter Legends Series Tenor Saxophone MouthpieceModel Number: LPOTTN105Material: Metal, NaturalTip Opening: .105" “I was very pleased the first time I played this mouthpiece and was amazed to find it's even a little better than the vintage piece it was based on for t ...
Thanksgiving Parade of Bandsat the Walt Disney World ® Resort Presented by Bob Rogers TravelThursday November 27, 2014Featuring the World Renowned Boston BrassBoston Brass appear courtesy of Jupiter Band Instruments          ipad - iphone Viewers Click Here  ...
Improving Your Saxophone Section Eugene Rousseau It has been nearly fifty years since Dr. Eugene Rousseau opened his saxophone studio at the Indiana University School of Music in 1964. The renowned wind faculty which included Rousseau, William Bell, Keith Brown, Philip Farkas, Leonard Sharrow, and led by Wilfred Bain, built a legacy of education that has f ...
On Tuning the Saxophone Section – by Eugene Rousseau Many student players take the time to tune to one note -- which is fine for a start. But, it is necessary to relate to different notes when working with a saxophone section   In tuning the saxophone AND a saxophone section it is best to start with two notes: When tuning the saxophone secti ...
November 8, 2014 NW State LouisianaClassic on the Cane Marching ChampionshipsInterview with "RED" Lapeeryouse. Icon band director from Lousiana Red Laperyouse  (Lapper-oose) is a legendary music educator from Louisiana. He is introduced by internationally known brass artist Patrick Sheriden and Jeff Matthews, director of Bands, Northwestern State Un ...
5 Ways to put the “FUN” back into FUNDraising! Fundraising is something most schools and groups face at least once a year, if not multiple times. When you hear the word, “Fundraising”, does it make you flinch? Do you have visions of lots of paperwork, phone calls, cardboard delivery boxes, etc.?? If you do, then you are not alone. Fo ...
Published on Aug 28, 2014 Boston Brass is accompanied by the Dance Movements of Sanna Halonen. Sanna is deaf and translates the vibrations she feels from the music into movement. Beautiful.   ...
Getting the Instruments You Need for Band & Orchestra Managing Your Instrument Department (Also Read: The Benefits of the Lease/Purchase Program for Band Instruments) Imagine walking into a new job as a director and finding all the instruments you need in inventory and in good working condition. Many directors would need to imagine that because, in mo ...
The Benefits of the Lease/Purchase Program for Band Instruments   The Benefits of the Lease/Purchase Program for Band Instruments (Also Read: Getting the Instruments You Need for Band and Orchestra)   Many directors and administrators have asked why they should consider a lease/purchase program for acquiring new band instruments. The tradition ...
©Christa Garvey, 2012   Oboe Articulation at a Glance   The action of articulation is a collaboration of the air, tongue, and the reed. To create the basic process of beginning a note from silence: 1. Breathe and form the embouchure around the tip of the reed 2. Place the tongue on the reed 3. Begin blowing 4. Remove the tongue from ...
BOB ROGERS TRAVEL Panama Band Test ipad users click HERE>   ...
Published on Jul 9, 2012 JoAnn Falletta conducts soloist Joseph Lulloff andthe Brevard Music Center Orchestra performing Glazunov's Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 109. Recorded on June 24, 2012, at the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium in Brevard, NC. Audio by Michael Schweppe with assistance from the Brevard Audio Engineeri ...
The Mapex Drum Company partners with Drum Corps international’s Jersey Surf, Pacific Crest, Blue Knights and Columbus Pro Percussion to Lend Support to the Watkins Memorial High School Drumline Mt. Juliet, TN – July 25, 2014 – The Mapex Drum Company and three of Drum Corps International’s elite World Class Drum and Bugle Corps, a ...
2014 Viewer's Choice Marching Series Prize Package One Band Director will WIN! a trip to San Antonio for the U.S. Army All-American Game. Follow the Marching Band to rehearsal, Backyard BBQ and much more. Prize includes all meals, hotel, transportation in San Antonio and $500 travel stipend. ENTER TO WIN:Enter Your Band Name Below to Win Prizes! Directors, ...
Published on Feb 18, 2014Music not only impacts academic achievement, it also shapes the way our students understand themselves and the world around them. Let's think beyond the bubbles and educate the whole student. Learn about the National Association for Music Education's latest advocacy venture, 'Broader Minded: Think Beyond the Bubbles,' and get back to ...
Schedule: 9:30-11:40- Conducting session- Stravinsky Octet1:00-3:20- Conducting session- Stravinsky3:40-5:20- Conducting session - Jacob- Old Wine in New Bottles    ipad users click HERE> ...
Jupiter Band Instruments, VH-1 Save the Music and The Lego Children’sFund Band Together to Enrich Music Education in New Haven, CT Mt. Juliet, TN – May, 2014 – Andrew Dost of the Grammy Award-Winning band fun, and Jupiter artist spoke about the impact of music in his life and the importance of music education in schools at an event held ...
  Illinois 2014 SuperState Concert Band Festival High School Class AAAA   Carl Sandburg High School Oswego High School York Community High School Evanston Township High School Lockport Township High School West Aurora High School Lyons Township High School ...