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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 ...
  Illinois 2014 SuperState Concert Band Festival High School Class AAA   Yorkville High School   Plainfield North High School   Collinsville High School   Prospect High School   Elk Grove High School   O'Fallon Township High School   Mundelein High School   John Hersey High School ...
  Illinois 2014 SuperState Concert Band Festival High School Class AA   Champaign Centennial High School   Normal West High School   Marian Catholic High School Symphonic Band   Morton High School    Champaign Central High School   Vernon Hills High School     ...
See Schedule Here > Middle School/Junior High School High School Class A High School Class AA High School Class AAA High School Class AAAA ...
Schedule Here>> May 9, 2014 Middle School/Junior High School   8:00 am    Central Middle School  8:30 am    Wilmette Junior High School   9:00 am    Troy Middle School  9:30 am    MacArthur Middle School10:00 am    BREAK10:15 am    ...
 See Schedule here >>   Illinois 2014 SuperState Concert Band Festival High School Class A Friday May 9, 2014 Sullivan High School  Illiana Christian High School   Westmont High School  Marian Catholic High School Concert Band ...
ENTER TO WIN: Enter Your Band Name Below to Win Prizes!Directors, students and parents can enter to win for your school 1. One Band Director will win a FREE trip to travel with the US Army All-American       Marching Band and attend the All-American Football Game2. One band director will win a Smith Walbridge Scholarship.3. One Student will ...
Four Ideas to Connect More Effectively with Your Percussion Section   Engaging those trouble makers in the back of your band room… Ah yes, the percussion section, ever so important to the whole sound of the ensemble and ever so responsible for sounds you rarely want to hear. Talking too much, horsing around, not watching the conductor, not pl ...
   Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival 38 Bands playing throughout Friday & Saturday LIVE May 9-10, 2014   Watch on iPHONE iPAD Here>   Congratulations!Central Middle School - Jr. HS Honor Band for 2015Jason Freeland, Director    If you are enjoying today's webcast please email comments to banddirecto ...
  Jones Launches New Web Site   April, 2014 Spokane, WA – Jones Double Reeds, the leader in manufactured oboe and bassoon reeds has launched their updated website. “This is our first major update in a number of years,” commented general manager Jake Swartz. The new site features updated information about all Jones products in ...
Juno Launches New App   Chicago, IL April 2014 – JUNO, the first reed specifically designed for beginning clarinetists and saxophonists launched the new JUNO app today in the Apple© store and in Google Play™. The new app provides valuable information for parents, band directors and dealers. The major points of interest include the s ...
  Improving Your Retention Rates from Beginning Band into High SchoolRich Breske For More Information Please visit www.marchingmusic.usORDER the BOOK It’s a common problem, maybe more common thanwe all realize. Students who began their band experience with excitement and expectation drop out before moving into high school.  Some studies in ...
WELCOME TO MIRAPHONE, MANUFACTURER OF FIRST-CLASS BRASS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS “MADE IN GERMANY““The Sound Has a Name“ —Miraphone—a clear and compelling choice. For more information please visit MIRAPHONE       Welcome to the Miraphone Academy!The Miraphone Academy is held annually and offers opport ...
Cannonball Run by Gordon Goodwin - Cannonball Musical Instruments Cannonball Musical Instruments commissioned Gordon Goodwin to write a fast, groovin' samba for five saxophones & rhythm section. To show their company is truly run by musicians, Cannonball management and staff performed the debut recording of the new song, Cannonball Run:Tevis Laukat, Pre ...
Minimizing Lost Sound on the Concert Stage  When directors consider the overall sound of the ensemble on the concert stage, they consistently look up – and use a variety of acoustical controls to direct the sound to the audience. However, the redirected sound still has a mind of its own when performed on an open riser system. An open ri ...