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Best Practices of Highly Effective Band Directors

Pt. 1 – There are No Easy Ways to Becoming Great   As I travel and visit band rooms all over our state, I find certain things to be common with all of the very successful band directors.  I have interviewed dozens of them and find that there are no “tricks” to get their students […]

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18 Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

The Chinese philosopher Confucius said long ago that “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” Playing a musical instrument has many benefits and can bring joy to you and to everyone around you. This article will provide you with 18 benefits of playing an instrument and will hopefully give you a better sense of appreciation and pride for music.

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