The Summer 2016 issue of Yamaha SupportED is here!

The magazine's articles are written by and about real teachers, inspiring artists and enlightened experts who share Yamaha's commitment to keeping music education thriving in our country.

The magazine's articles are written by and about real teachers, inspiring artists and enlightened experts who share Yamaha's commitment to keeping music education thriving in our country.

In this issue, read about:

ESSA: Get Started on the Right Foot — Marcia Neel joins Yamaha Corporation of America as the senior director of education. In her first column, she breaks down the key resources that music educators must know about the ground-breaking legislation, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon Does it All — A true globetrotter, Wycliffe Gordon splits his time on a multitude of musical pursuits, including performing, composing, arranging and a dedication to educating the next generation of musicians.

Jazz Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon's Teaching Tips — Learn the four keys behind Wycliffe Gordon's teaching philosophy.

Case Study: How to Grow a High School Orchestra Program — The success of the orchestra at McQueen High School goes beyond the city limits of Reno, Nevada. In addition to school concerts, the 130-plus student orchestra has performed at the Pioneer Center, a renowned symphony stage, and embarked on European Tours – all made possible by the vision, commitment and collaborative spirit of orchestra director, Kenny Baker.

5 Tips to Grow an Orchestra Program — Employ the techniques used by McQueen High School's orchestra director, Kenny Baker, to grow your orchestra program.

Build Bridges: Work with Administration, Parents and Other Teachers — Chad Kohler, the associate director of bands at Fishers High School in Indiana, shares why it is imperative to forge partnerships with administrators, school personnel, parents and the community to ensure that your music program prospers.

6 Tips for Ear Training — Ear training is a lifelong skill, and every student's learning curve is different. Change the way you approach intonation with these six tips

View the entire Summer 2016 issue here

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