Yamaha Educator Suite: Building the Next Generation of Music Educators

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    Equipment Wish List

    Consider adding these wireless devices as well as other classroom supplies to change the way you teach.

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    Launch a Fine Arts Exploratory Course

    Requiring all students to try band for a few weeks increased enrollment and created a positive ripple effect for future retention.

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    8 Tips to Improve Your Recordings

    Recording performances for feedback has become standard practice for lessons and assessments. Try these cost-effective tips.

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    Enhance Snare Drum Performance

    You can improve and enhance your snare drum performances with instrument selection, preparation and tuning. 

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Master Educator Collective

These distinguished educators will inspire and motivate music teachers.

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Online Resources

Check out this list of free resources, lesson plans and more to help music educators.   

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Tips from the Boston Brass

Try these three indispensable tips.

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Transporting the Drumline

A volunteer percussion instructor moves drumline equipment for a summer camp.

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5 Reasons to Attend Your MEA Conference

Network, learn and grow as a music educator at your state's MEA conference.

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Clarinetist Julie DeRoche Molds Music into Art

Julie DeRoche finds success on stage and in the classroom with a never-give-up attitude and an inclusive, collaborative approach.

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Electric String Ensemble Checklist

Interested in adding an electric string ensemble to your music program? Here's what you'll need to get started. 

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Streamline Rehearsals by Establishing a Routine

Establish a routine and follow a set of rules to create more valuable rehearsal time. 

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Case Study: Mobilizing a Community to Win Yamaha Instruments

At Teasley Middle School in Canton, Georgia, a new band director rallied his community to win Yamaha instruments for an expanding band program.

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Use Lunchtime to Work Together

Maximize students' free time for rehearsals and planning -- even if that means meeting during lunch period.

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6 Keys to Creating a Game Plan for Your Ensemble

Try these tactical approaches to create a positive and healthy game plan for your ensemble.

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