“Nerv-i-cited” is how my daughter describes the feeling of being simultaneously excited and nervous.
Ever since I can remember, I have been writing music. I premiered my first real composition, entitled “The Mysterious Island,” when I was 8 years old.
In the summer of 2018, I began my tenure as the Director of Bands at Shelby County High School (SCHS) in Columbiana, Alabama.
When I started at St. Michael’s Catholic Academyin Austin, Texas, about 10 years ago, I was faced with two challenges: low student program participation and school size.
Many students dream of becoming performers, but because it is so highly competitive, that world can be brutal and disheartening.
I clearly remember the first time I heard – or rather, felt – a snare drum. It was during the annual Memorial Day parade in my hometown of Montville, Connecticut, and I was no more than 5 years old.
As one of the closest partners in music education, a school service music store can provide invaluable help to teachers navigating Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding requests.
Welcome music educators! Our team is looking forward to meeting you at this year’s MTNA Virtual Conference and serving your professional needs in any way we can.
The Yamaha team is looking forward to meeting you at this year’s American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Virtual National Conference and serving your professional needs in any way we can.