A Band Director’s Guide to Teaching Choir

Derrick Fox (1)

In an ever-shifting job market, the ability to teach both band and choir has become a necessity for many music educators. Combined with the considerable research touting the benefits of singing for instrumentalists, it is clear that many band directors can benefit from learning more about basic choral pedagogy.

Kay Hawley and International Women’s Day

Kay Hawley and International Women’s Day

Today, Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women. In observation of the day I’d like to recognize one inspirational music educator.

Recommending Summer Music Camps

Summer Music Camps - photo courtesy of www.interlochen.org

Now is the ideal time of the year to present opportunities for summer music study to your students and their families. There are many different kinds of summer music camps available for your students; I’d like to share some thoughts with you about the summer music camps outside those offered by your school or program.