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I will be opening the music room every morning (except Tuesday) at 7:30 am for our instrumentalists 4-8 to come in a play. They can use the time/space for individual practice or for extra instruction with me OR each other! 124 more words

3/4 Grade

Practice Tool for Middle School Band- "Mr. Go"

Hey Middle School Band members!

I made a video of the main melody of “Mr. Go” for you to practice with. We’ll be adding the introduction to the song THIS WEEK so you’ll want to make sure you’re solid on this part. 32 more words

Middle School Band

The Electric: Does Tone Matter?

On forums, on blogs, on Facebook, on Instagram. Worship guitarist posts pic after pic of their pedalboards, or their amps, or their guitars. I’ve done it. 664 more words



So, I have a new position.  I am assistant band director at a high school that’s about 15 minutes from my house.  I attend rehearsals three times a week, and I have the pleasure of interacting with all of the band kids.   473 more words


How To Use Your "Standard of Excellence" Band Method Book

Dear Band Families!

This Blog post is just for YOU! Whether your student has been playing for three years or is just beginning this month, the following information, tips, advice, and pleas are for you. 504 more words

3/4 Grade

Band Practice [aka bring the noise]

I’m over in Ireland at the moment visiting my mum and dad and was able to pop along to my Brother’s new band (Good The Bad and The Ugly) practice. 209 more words


Shut the Fuck Up

VOLUME is the worst authority
loud BOMBASTIC order
never clear, but dear to follow
shout, OBEY
JUMP, how high
to do one better than the SCREAM… 86 more words