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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

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

Summer Reading: Educator Resources for Summer Break

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

More Than Music: Building A Successful Marching Program

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

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

Step Into Jazz Jam Sessions with Confidence

So you’re going to a blues jam

How to Blend Within a Section of Other Players

What to do on the First Day of Rehearsal

Benefits of Practicing Your Music with Others

Listening to Music Outside Your Comfort Zone

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

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

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

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

Instrument Shopping on Ebay? Read this first.

Advice for New Band Directors

Exclusive Content from the Midwest Clinic

Winter Reading: Educator Resource for Winter Break

Successfully Dealing with Difficult Parents

Silent Practicing: Practical Solutions for Apartments & Hotels

What is a Music Fakebook?

Finding the Right Metronome

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

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

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

The Ten Best Acoustic Guitars

Transitioning from Marching Season to Concert Season

Finding a Balance: Quality vs Affordability

Music Education Advocacy: How to Get Involved

Preserving the Culture of Musical Literacy

Bringing Diversity to Music Education

Start Your Musical School Year on the Right Note

Benefits of Financing an Instrument Instead of Renting

Evidence of Musical Dyslexia

Music Teacher Interview Tips

Accessory Upgrade Guide

Motivation Techniques for Music Teachers

Marching Band Must-Haves: A Buying Guide

Tips for Teaching Marching Band

Advice for New Band and Music Teachers

Choosing Quality Jazz Music

The Art of Teaching Jazz Technique

Starting a Successful Jazz Program at Your School

Adding a keyboard to your Jazz Band

Back to School, Again: Fighting Teacher Burnout

Flight Cases — Flying Your Musical Instrument

Learning a Secondary Musical Instrument

Taking the Steps to Step-Up a Musical Instrument

How to Start a Band

Music Stands for Musicians

Help! I Want to Record My Original Composition!

Practicing Music With a Metronome

How Having a Musical Idol Benefits You

Summer Music Camps

How to Select the Right Private Music Teacher for my Child

I Want to Improvise Musically

Take Note: What to Look for in a Step Up Instrument

Educator's Guide: Help Your Students Step Up

How to Set Up Your Music Practice Space

Worship Music Buying Guide