Case Study: Crafting a Jazz Studies Program

Janis Stockhouse's confidence was high on her first day as director of bands at Bloomington High School North in Indiana. Then her jazz students showed up. 

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Is Your Booster Program Healthy?

Ever notice the energy and excitement we all feel when we anticipate the arrival of a new calendar year? I enjoy those times! The opportunity to start fresh is exhilarating.

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Get Parents Involved!

Wouldn't you like to find new ways to get parents more involved with their students' home practice and progress? 

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Case Study: Reinventing a Music Program

At O'Fallon (Illinois) Township High School, when school ends, music can still be heard drifting through the halls as high school musicians guide middle schoolers in after-school private lessons. 

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Build Bridges: Work with Administration, Parents and Other Teachers

A school's music program can be a catalyst for uniting the community with ensembles serving as ambassadors not only around campus but also around town. 

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Case Study: How to Grow a High School Orchestra Program

The halls of Robert McQueen High School in Reno, Nevada, are buzzing with excitement and anticipation for the summer. It's not the typical end-of-the-school-year eagerness that has these teenagers bouncing in their seats. 

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Case Study: Mobilizing a Community to Win Yamaha Instruments

Mobilized by band director Sean Furilla, the community of Canton, Georgia, came together in a widespread show of support for the Marie Archer Teasley Middle School band. 

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