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Recital Programs!

As a creative person, I do enjoy making an attractive product like a recital program, but sometimes they are a pain.¬†Below you will find a link to purchase some I have created, if you do not want to go through … Continue reading

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“Note” Box

    Everyone wants to know that their voice is heard, that their opinions and feelings matter. This is seen in the workplace, at home, and at school. But how can a busy music teacher find time to listen to … Continue reading

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Orchestral Strings Tips or “Bag of Tricks”

Some brief tips that I have learned in teaching orchestral strings classes. This is not a comprehensive list by any means, but it is a start. Please add your own comments and I will add them to the list. I … Continue reading

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Practice Advice from Bud Herseth

An article that was shared with me that includes some excellent practice advice from renowned trumpeter Bud Herseth. Enjoy! http://brassmusiconline.com/Articles/practise-advice-from-bud-herseth/  

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What to give your teacher?

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy Hannukah, I sure did! At the beginning of December my studio had recitals, and I was able to have a recital that consisted of mostly my students. It has been very … Continue reading

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Stickfigure Statues

This is a great idea for body motion and spatial awareness that can be done with music. Simply hold up one of the stick figures and the students must imitate the pose of the stick figure. It’s even more fun … Continue reading

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