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How to Interview for a Band Director Position - What They Want to Hear (TBA Archives) - Band Directors Talk Shop Teacher Interview Questions, Teacher Interviews, Job Interview Tips, Interview Attire, Teacher Tips, Teacher Stuff, Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Piano Lessons

How to Interview for a Band Director Position - What They Want to Hear (TBA Archives) - Band Directo

This article is great for music education students that are interviewing to be band directors, choir directors, orchestra directors or elementary music teachers. Tips for a successful school music teacher interview are discussed such as interview attire, cover letters

In our survey, we asked Band Directors Talk Shop readers “What is the best phrase, analogy or activity you’ve ever heard/used regarding the teaching of focused listing?” With many great responses, here is the list of very helpful quotes Drum Lessons, Music Lessons, Middle School Music, Music Classroom, Music Teachers, Classroom Ideas, Band Director, Music Lesson Plans, Better Music

How to Teach FOCUSED Listening - Band Directors Talk Shop

In our survey, we asked Band Directors Talk Shop readers “What is the best phrase, analogy or activity you’ve ever heard/used regarding the teaching of focused listing?” With many great responses, here is the list of very helpful quotes

When audition music comes around, we're diligent about making sure that no part of that music goes unscrutinized - we, and our band students, want their performance to be as perfect as possible. We also know that even the best of our musicians can have a bad audition due to nerves and performance anxiety. Performance Bingo is a genius way to help remedy the fear of performing! Band and orchestra directors, click here for a downloadable PDF and try it with your students… Music Theory Games, Music Education Games, Music Activities, Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Piano Lessons, Bingo, Music Classroom, Music Teachers
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Performance Bingo - Band Directors Talk Shop

When audition music comes around, we're diligent about making sure that no part of that music goes unscrutinized - we, and our band students, want their performance to be as perfect as possible. We also know that even the best of our musicians can have a bad audition due to nerves and performance anxiety. Performance Bingo is a genius way to help remedy the fear of performing! Band and orchestra directors, click here for a downloadable PDF and try it with your students…

Have you been thinking about how to get your non-varsity ready for spring contest and more? Click here to read some help tips for you to use with your non-varsity band. From ideas about pass-off charts to tips for programming, this article will help any band director improve the quality and experience of their non-varsity groups and give great ideas for teaching. #nonvarsityband #banddirectors Education Middle School, Middle School Music, Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Music Teachers, Music Education, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary, Music Theory Games

Preparing Your Non-Varsity Band for Spring Contest and Beyond - Band Directors Talk Shop

Have you been thinking about how to get your non-varsity ready for spring contest and more? Click here to read some help tips for you to use with your non-varsity band. From ideas about pass-off charts to tips for programming, this article will help any band director improve the quality and experience of their non-varsity groups and give great ideas for teaching. #nonvarsityband #banddirectors

Does teaching stopped french horn seem a bit intimidating? If so, check out this helpful article! It covers hand and mute stopping, and many more tips! Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Teach Yourself French, Brass Music, Music Classroom, Music Teachers, High School Band, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary

Solving the Mystery of Stopped Horn - Band Directors Talk Shop

If you've ever been stumped about how to teach your french horn players how to play with a stopped horn, then check out this article! It discusses stopping the horn both with a hand and a mute, how to achieve a proper hand seal, and also how to compensate for the change in pitch that happens when a horn is stopped. #banddirectorstalkshop #beginningband

How are your band numbers looking for next year? Retention in your band program is not always fun to battle, but having some strategies in place to help keep your band kids in and enjoying band is imp Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Music Education, Music Teachers, Music Class, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary, Music Theory Games, Band Rooms

Strategies for Retention in Your Band Program - Band Directors Talk Shop

How are your band numbers looking for next year? Retention in your band program is not always fun to battle, but having some strategies in place to help keep your band kids in and enjoying band is important! This post is full of practical ideas to improve retention in your band program now and in the future. Click here to take a look and find some great ideas for your program. #banddirectorstalkshop #bandretention

What are band pass-offs? If you've ever heard of things like band karate, sticker charts, points games, etc, then you're familiar with the concept. It's a predetermined set of assignments you choose (you could use scales, lines from the method book, anything!), and your students work to perform them for you at their own pace to demonstrate mastery. Click here for ideas and tips on how to implement a band pass-off program and see how it really motivates your band students… Middle School Music, High School Band, Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Music Theory Games, Music Games, Cristian Daniel, Band Rooms, Sticker Chart

Successful Band Pass-Offs - Band Directors Talk Shop

What are band pass-offs? If you've ever heard of things like band karate, sticker charts, points games, etc, then you're familiar with the concept. It's a predetermined set of assignments you choose (you could use scales, lines from the method book, anything!), and your students work to perform them for you at their own pace to demonstrate mastery. Click here for ideas and tips on how to implement a band pass-off program and see how it really motivates your band students…

Teaching Brass Players to Love the Process of Tuning - Band Directors Talk Shop Student Teaching, Teaching Music, Kindergarten Music, Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary, Band Director, Music Worksheets
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Teaching Brass Players to Love the Process of Tuning - Band Directors Talk Shop

Tuning brass instruments can sometimes seem like a monotonous task for band students, but it's so important for developing proper intonation on their instruments. In this article, you'll find some suggestions for helping your brass students learn to love the tuning process through challenging and engaging individual group tuning practice. Learn how to teach students to tune as second nature instead of treating it as a one-time task. #banddirectorstalkshop #brass #tuning

Band directors, this is a fantastic story that will inspire and motivate your band students to strive toward meeting their goals despite difficult circumstances. "The Race" by Dr. "Dee" Groberg is a must-read! Singing Lessons, Singing Tips, Music Lessons, Learn Singing, Music Theory Games, Music Classroom, Future Classroom, Music Teachers, Classroom Ideas
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The Race - A Story to Share with your Band - Band Directors Talk Shop

Band directors, this is a fantastic story that will inspire and motivate your band students to strive toward meeting their goals despite difficult circumstances."The Race" by D.H. Dee Groberg is a fabulous story of perseverance and determination that every beginning band student should hear. Looking for end-of-year music awards? This story comes with an award; make your end of year band award certificates memorable by giving a special award they won't forget! #banddirectorstalkshop

Band Seating Chart in 3 Minutes (Free Template) - Band Directors Talk Shop Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Band Problems, Flute Problems, Band Rooms, Seating Chart Template, Seating Charts, Middle School Music, Instruments

Band Seating Chart in 3 Minutes (Free Template) - Band Directors Talk Shop

Band directors, here's a convenient resource to save you lots of time! Click here for a link to a free seating chart template web page, and create your custom seating chart in just a few minutes. This is perfect for handing to a stage crew or contest host for setting up before concert performances. #banddirectorstalkshop

Band directors and french horn instructors, check out this article on stopped horn technique and troubleshooting! Complete with helpful picturesand informative tips. Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary, Music Education, Music Teachers, Band Director, Band Pictures, French Horn

Three Tips for Improving Stopped Horn - Band Directors Talk Shop

Band directors and french horn instructors, check out this article on stopped horn technique and troubleshooting. With stopped passages occurring in every genre of music for the instrument, it's imperative that we teach our horn students the proper technique for playing stopped (and open) horn. Complete with helpful pictures, these tips should help you teach your students how to produce a dependable, characteristic stopped horn sound. #banddirectorstalkshop #frenchhorn #stoppedhorn

The Building Blocks to a Successful Music Performance: The Objective Rehearsal and Beyond - Band Directors Talk Shop Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary, Music Classroom, Music Teachers, Classroom Ideas, Music Theory Games, Middle School Music
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The Building Blocks to a Successful Music Performance: The Objective Rehearsal and Beyond - Band Dir

This great article for band directors has suggestions of what objective aspects (rhythms, notes, blend, tone quality, timbre, intonation, articulation, dynamics, balance, blend, and shaping of line) of music-making should be prioritized first in a band rehearsal to fastest reach a perception of quality by a higher number of listeners. #bandrehearsal #concertband

If you're a flutist or work with flute students, you know that producing a good tone on the flute can be very frustrating at times! Before you or your students reach the end of your ropes, it's important to troubleshoot through possible factors that could be impacting flute tone quality. This article details MANY possible solutions to helping your flutists attain their best possible sound, from checking angles, to embouchure and air speed   more. Click here to read! #banddirectorstalkshop… Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Band Rooms, Band Director, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary, Music Worksheets, Band Pictures

You searched for Troubleshooting Flute Tone - Band Directors Talk Shop

If you're a flutist or work with flute students, you know that producing a good tone on the flute can be very frustrating at times! Before you or your students reach the end of your ropes, it's important to troubleshoot through possible factors that could be impacting flute tone quality. This article details MANY possible solutions to helping your flutists attain their best possible sound, from checking angles, to embouchure and air speed more. Click here to read! #banddirectorstalkshop…

Conduct Backwards - Quick Tip - Band Directors Talk Shop Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Band Rooms, Band Problems, Music Activities, Music Games, Band Director, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary
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Conduct Backwards - Quick Tip - Band Directors Talk Shop

Band directors, do you ever get the feeling during rehearsals that maybe you're hearing what you want the music to sound like rather than what it actually sounds like? Reset your conductor's ear by trying out this quick tip: conduct your band backwards! Click here to find out how to implement this quick band director trick. #banddirectorstalkshop #banddirector

Playing flute with braces can be a pretty traumatic experience for many students. Here are some great tips to help your flute students adjust to braces and regain their tone in no time! Education Middle School, Middle School Music, Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Band Problems, Flute Problems, Music Theory Games, Elementary Music, Upper Elementary

Helping Flute Students Adjust to Braces - Band Directors Talk Shop

If you're a band director or flute instructor, you know that getting braces can be a pretty traumatic experience for a student who plays the flute. Like everything else that has to do with flute embouchure, it is about learning to direct the air properly. When there are braces in your mouth, everything you thought you knew about how to direct the air has changed. Here are some great tips for what flute students with braces need to do to regain their tone! #banddirectorstalkshop #flute

Flute Basics: Fixing Fingering Problems - Band Directors Talk Shop Music Lesson Plans, Music Lessons, Flute Problems, Band Problems, Band Director, Music Worksheets, Music Activities, Teaching Tips, Teaching Music
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Flute Basics: Fixing Fingering Problems - Band Directors Talk Shop

Do your flute students struggle with balancing their instruments, tone quality, intonation, or technique? Whether you are a beginning band director working with new flute students or a director working with more seasoned flutists, these tips and tricks will help you get your flute section back on track. Click here for recommended flute fingerings, music exercises, and resource recommendations to help you fix your flute fingering problems! #banddirectorstalkshop #beginningband #woodwinds…