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Drum Circles

Use drum circles to improve musical skills, develop student leaders, and showcase fun and camaraderie. 

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Grow Your Orchestra

McQueen High School director Kenny Baker offers tips on building and growing a successful orchestra program.

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Booster Programs

Check on the health of your parent booster club to foster a healthy partnership.

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Tips from Allen Vizzutti

Making connections is key for musical success.

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Case Study: Cle Elum-Roslyn is a Small District with a Big Sound

School size doesn’t restrict the musical accomplishments at the Cle Elum-Roslyn School District.

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The Drive of Top Tubist Aaron Tindall

After working his way to the top of the tuba profession through relentless effort and focused planning, Aaron Tindall expects the same from his students. 

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Tips to Get the Most Out of a Conference

Learn, network and thrive at music education conventions.

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Teach Musicality to Percussionists

Try this four-step process to help percussion students communicate expressively through music. 

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Q&A with Yamaha Master Educator Gary Lewis

Gary Lewis explains how great art and music can make you a better person. He uses his voice to emphasize the importance of music education.

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My String Instrument is Making a Weird Sound -- What is It?

Quick ways to diagnose and fix vibration and buzzing on violins, violas and cellos.

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Creative Assessment: Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning will provide inspiration to creative music students and open up a whole new world of assessment options. 

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