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How Music Study Relates to Nearly Every School Discipline

Getting Work as a Freelance Musician

An Open Letter to Parents

How Do the Quality and Cost of a Musical Instrument Affect It's Sound and Tone?

How Success in Music Equates With Success in Life

What is a Music Fakebook?

On the Case - What to Look For, What to Avoid

Music Stands for Musicians

Step Into Jazz Jam Sessions with Confidence

Adding a keyboard to your Jazz Band

So you’re going to a blues jam

Practicing Music With a Metronome

How to Blend Within a Section of Other Players

What to do on the First Day of Rehearsal

Help! I Want to Record My Original Composition!

Is it Necessary for Musicians to Warm Up and Use Finger Exercises?

Benefits of Practicing Your Music with Others

How to Set Up Your Music Practice Space

Listening to Music Outside Your Comfort Zone

How to Start a Band

Flight Cases — Flying Your Musical Instrument

So Many Valve Oils... Which One Should I Use?

Taking the Steps to Step-Up a Musical Instrument

An Overview of Musical Instrument Tuners

Five Things I Should Have Spent More Time on in College

Practicing vs. Playing

Parent Engagement, Education, and Empowerment

Band Camp Strategies

Summer Music Camps

What Makes Kids Kick It In And Take The Lead?

Shaping a Drum Major

So You Want to Be a Judge?

Musicians as Athletes

Ten Exercises for Improvisational Marching

Finding the Right Metronome

Do I Really Need to Own a Tuner?

It's Important for an Instrumentalist to be Able to Sing in Tune

The Importance of Sight Reading

Administrative Software for the Music Educator

iPad Apps for the Music Educator

How to Break Into the Music Industry

I Want to Improvise Musically

Learning a Secondary Musical Instrument

How to Select the Right Private Music Teacher for my Child

How Having a Musical Idol Benefits You

Silent Practicing: Practical Solutions for Apartments & Hotels

I Want to Write a Song, but I don't Know How!

Instrument Shopping on Ebay? Read this first.

The Ten Best Acoustic Guitars

Custom Marching Program 101: How to Build Your Own Marching Show

Summer Chops: How To Keep Your Students Practicing While On Break

Summer Reading: Educator Resources for Summer Break

Back to School, Again: Fighting Teacher Burnout

Set Up for Success: Making Sure Your Beginners Have the Right Tools

Starting a Successful Jazz Program at Your School

More Than Music: Building A Successful Marching Program

The Benefits of Owning Your Beginning Instrument

The Art of the School Purchase Order

Music Makes You Smarter

Keeping it Fresh: New Ideas for Marching Band Rehearsal

Transitioning from Marching Season to Concert Season

Finding a Balance: Quality vs Affordability

Music Education Advocacy: How to Get Involved

Advice for New Band Directors

Exclusive Content from the Midwest Clinic

Winter Reading: Educator Resource for Winter Break

Successfully Dealing with Difficult Parents