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    Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival 38 Bands playing throughout Friday & Saturday LIVE May 9-10, 2014     For more information please visit Illinois Bands   ...
  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 ...
Bass Muffling How to Apply by Daniel Huss For more information please visithttp://bassmuffling.com   ...
Oboist Hand Position©Dr. Christa Garvey OboeFor Everyone.com ...
The Role of the Lead Trombone Player Along with both the lead trumpet and alto saxophone, the lead trombone player shares in the responsibility of establishing style, articulation and phrasing. The lead player must have the ability to listen closely to the other lead players in order to guarantee that the entire ensemble, as well as the trombone section, is ...
Vandoren Grows the Sax Harness Business - Literally  December 2013, Chicago, IL – Since its release earlier in 2013, saxophonists around the world have been lauding the Vandoren Universal Saxophone Support System. Its even distribution of the instrument weight and multiple comfort and security adjustments have made it a hit among sax players at a ...
 VandoJam 2014 Recorded Live Wednesday January 22, 2014 Sponsored by Vandoren Don't miss the 2014 VandoJam in Anaheim, CA! The Jam will begin at 8pm at our new location, the Hilton Anaheim Hotel in the Avalon Room. Featuring: Jerry Vivino, Eric Marienthal, Ralph Bowen  Watch Vandojam 2013 Videos Here> Watch VandoJam 2012 Videos H ...
52nd Street Tenor Sax- Tony White Tony White joins us at Andreas Eastman to talk about his 52nd Street tenor sax. This video is part of our "60 videos in 60 days" project that focuses on music education for our fans and customers. For more information on Andreas Eastmam instruments, reeds and products please visit http://www.eastmanmusiccompany.com/index.p ...
University of Minnesota 51st Indoor Marching Concert Re-Broadcast December 4th. - 7:00pm CentralSee Prize Package Winners HERE ipad users Click Here > 3:00pm (Central) Kimberly Beaver “Band Tower Safety” 4:00pm (Central) Gary E. Smith “System +Spirit = Success” 6:30pm (Central) Marching Fundamentals & Rehears ...
Thank You to all SponsorsBand Towers Unlimited - Smith Walbridge Clinics - Chop SaverCedar Fair - Vandoren - Jarvis - Marching Apparel - Golden Harvest 10:00 am Final Performance and Closing Ceremonies                     PRIZE PACKAGES WINNERSU.S. Army All-American Marching Band VIP Tri ...
2014 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band LIVE! Rehearsal & Halftime ShowFriday (rehearsal) January 3rd 5:00 - 8:00 CENTRALSaturday (game halftime) January 4th.   2013 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band Videos      ...
TEDx Cranbrook Schools Women at the Cranbrook Art Museum Dec. 5th from 6:00PM - 9:00PMDeSalle Auditorium at the Cranbrook Art Academy   ...
Top Secret Drum Corp of Basel, Switzerland REALLY QUITE UNBELIEVABLE PRECISION ... HARD TO IMAGINE THE AMOUNT OF TIME & NUMBER OF PRACTICE SESSIONS TO GET THIS ROUTINE DOWN WITH SUCH PERFECTION! ...