Fix It: Snare Drum Rolls Teaching Tips

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a time when you were conducting on the podium and cued a much anticipated, exposed and important snare drum roll. What did it sound like?

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Fix It: Bass Drum Teaching Tips

I recently reached out to a small group of my University of Kentucky alumni, who teach band and orchestra in public schools.
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Fix It: Trumpet Teaching Tips

For over 30 years, I have had the tremendous privilege of playing trumpet for audiences around the world.

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Fix It: Timpani Teaching Tips

As you prepare for the next musical journey with your students, here are some ideas to help your young timpanists.

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Fix It: Trombone Teaching Tips

What makes the trombone special? The sound of the trombone is one of the most profound and glorious of the brass family.

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Fix It: Clarinet Teaching Tips

The clarinet is the coolest and perhaps most versatile instrument in the band. It has an amazing 3.5-octave range, the greatest dynamic capabilities of any band instrument, and is used in many different genres of music from jazz to klezmer to classical.

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