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Fingering Charts – Woodwinds

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Introducing Students to Instruments – When to Start Students on Band Instruments

Notes from my wind techniques class on when it is appropriate to introduce a student to a specific instrument. Introducing Students to Instruments

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Instrument Families Images

Some pictures of the various instrument families.

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4th Grade Lesson – Timbre

This lesson should come before the lessons on Ensemble Timbres and Texture/Ostinato. This lesson is most effective when the students can see the instruments demonstrated and see how they work. I am a clarinetist, can play oboe relatively well, and … Continue reading

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Winds – Links

General Winds The Practice Room: http://archive.bandlink.org/students/Clinic/Clinic.htm Helpful articles written for students. At a glance I see info on changing a timpano head, trills, teaching the saxophone, and more. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band: http://www.teachingmusic.org/tmtp_band.cfm Woodwind/Brasswind: http://www.wwbw.com/ Brass and Woodwind … Continue reading

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Busy Bee…

Hello again! I am currently nearing the end of my internship, finishing up working in an elementary school (I started with middle school) and have been terribly busy. Between internship, working a part-time job, teaching lessons, and planning my wedding, … Continue reading

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Introducing Students to Instruments: The First Day

I have included below some common questions and things to keep in mind when starting your first day as a beginning band director, most likely in middle school. These are taken from my own personal experiences, observations, and notes I … Continue reading

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