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When the Band Begins to Play

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a grand tradition that has thankfully faded since its heyday prior to World War I. For one day only, I conducted a school band. 661 more words


Awakening Racial Pride, Racial Understanding

For each of us there is an awakening. Something that has been tolerated is simply no longer acceptable. Sometimes it is a moment when a reality is suddenly crystal clear. 659 more words

Daughters Of The Dream

The Arc of Musical Development at Langley

By Chuck Schmidt, Instrumental Music Teacher and Band Director

In November, I had a moment when it really hit me how fortunate I am to be part of the music program at The Langley School. 1,059 more words

The Langley School

Meanwhile: Mr. D

The music world lost a great person recently. I’m not talking about Dolores O’Riorden, though her passing is very sad. I’m talking about someone you probably haven’t heard of, but who I feel had a much bigger impact on the world of music than he’ll ever get full credit for. 2,611 more words


Blaring Bands and Big Blowouts

This weekend marked the first athletic band performances of the second semester.

It seems like we’ll be the good luck charm for the teams this year if the scores were any indication.  225 more words

Band St Marcellina's GHS Nattassery Kottayam

Band performance by girls of St Marcellina’s Girls High School, Nattassery, Kottayam on the occasion of Christ The King celebration in Kristu Raja Cathedral, Kottayam, Kerala, India.


My Long Lost Musical Career

You all came from a family of artists and musicians, so I find it interesting that only one of you chose a career which is artsy. 292 more words

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