Month: October 2018

Simple Steps to Cultivate Your Best Marching Band Sound

By Jon Bubbett / October 10, 2018 / Comments Off on Simple Steps to Cultivate Your Best Marching Band Sound

A colleague of mine once asked, “Do our bands start sounding bad right before a contest or did we finally start listening?”  The earlier we start to really listen, the better our marching bands will be. As with concert band, jazz band and chamber ensembles, it takes daily cultivation and development over a long period…

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Cultivating Composers within your Ensembles

By Tyler Arcari / October 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Cultivating Composers within your Ensembles

Any of us who have spent time in the classroom know that at some point a student will come up to you and want you to look at a piece that they wrote. If you are not yourself a composer/arranger don’t sweat it, there are things you can do that will help to cultivate a…

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Simple Steps to Cultivate Your Best Marching Band Sound

By Jon Bubbett

A colleague of mine once asked, “Do our bands start sounding bad right before…

Cultivating Composers within your Ensembles

By Tyler Arcari

Any of us who have spent time in the classroom know that at some…