Discover New Music for Concert Band
Inspiring New Music for Choir
Excellent New Music for String Orchestra
Composer Steven L. Rosenhaus will host this session on commissions at the New York State School Music Association’s Winter Conference.
Larry Clark will present at the Midwest Clinic in December. As a music educator, choosing the right piece for your students’ needs often means sifting through thousands of choices, making this already subjective process even more difficult. What one person thinks is the greatest piece ever written could be annoying drudgery for someone else. Just…
Tuning is the responsibility of each individual in the ensemble. Directors can’t really “tune” the band. The best results occur when the director guides the student’s skill development to match pitch with the players around them. Playing in tune, like any skill, and learning to…Read More
I received an e-mail from a composition student yesterday, one who received an A-minus. The student, who did not question the grade, asked what could be done to improve. I should say the student is intelligent, musical, and as creative as the student’s current level…Read More