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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

Miscellaneous Mom Antics

How to Help Your Instrumental Students Play In Tune

By Chris M. Bernotas

Playing in tune is one of the most important concepts of ensemble performance. It is also one of the most challenging to teach and accomplish. 742 more words

General Topics

Musicians & Music

Meet the extraordinary men and women of Northshore Concert Band who have dedicated their lives to making music!

MANUEL RAMOS

Manuel Ramos plays the Clarinet and has been with the Northshore Concert Band since 2015. 410 more words

Spring Instrumental Concerts are to parents what cleaning toilets after mystery meat taco lunch is to janitors... 

But gotta do it…

When my son told me he wanted to play the drums I dreaded the idea, thinking he would be banging on a drum every day and it would get to the point that it seemed like he was banging on my skull. 355 more words

Parenting

Parental Form

When I was a kid, no one used backpacks. We just carried our books in our arms. So it wasn’t unusual to lose stuff on the way to or from school, or for parental forms to come home with wet dog-eared corners. 916 more words

Family

Class Dismissed Rocks the Halls

By Cassandra Gallegos

Entertainment Editor

The up and coming band Class Dismissed is made up of Gabrielino High School’s very own teachers and staff members. Attendance clerk Kevin Weir kills the skins, while math teacher Eric Hoenigmann and registrar Ruben Arteaga both shred on the guitar. 386 more words

The Importance of the Recorder

There are very few instruments that are as annoying as the recorder. Its squeaky, airy, whistling sound can be distracting and irritating, and it has even become the center of various memes — people laugh at its quavering tone, especially when it is being used to play Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On.” However, despite its modern infamy and tendency to be ridiculed, it can play a large and beneficial role in the development of a child’s music education. 306 more words

Music Classroom