Handbooks aren't due until the budgets are done being graded.
How Does Music's Structure Affect Performance Practice?
Macro to Micro Analysis
See the Big Picture first
Functional knowledge will lead to internalization of
Documenting inventory contd.
Recruiting and Retention
Classroom Visit #1: with letter to home
Classroom Visit #2: recruiting concert
Music aptitude test (optional)
Classroom Visit #3: instrumental try-
Summerhays Rep. Lecture
Local does not always mean in your town, the store that meets your needs may be somewhat
In-state schools will often offer you guarantees, discounts, repair credit, etc. so it is a good idea
Hard Copy Book
Sample Inventory Pages
How often do you check the inventory?
Regular Repair schedule?
Policy for School-owned instruments
1. Concert attendance is mandatory.
A student would not expect to pass a class without doing the work and taking the exams.
In band our exam is the concert. It is not only important for the individual that all students
Final Study Guide
1. Name one supplier of catalog or internet orders for instruments mentioned in class.
1. Woodwind and Brasswind
2. Name one supplier of non-musical equipment.
3. Name three major parts of a budget proposal
Decide through interview process what you want to inherit and how you can shape it to fit
What is already in place and what are the expectations
The interview recap
Take the GRE (general and music tests)
Where do you search?
College Music Society directory (look at major university faculties and where they went
Find a strong scho
Job Search Considerations
I. Finding the Job Opening
A. Internet (district, state organization, MENC webpages)
B. Individual school district
C. University individual or job listing
D. Music dealers
How to make the clasroom your own
I. Large-scale thoughts
A. Your eyes are your best evaluation and conducting tool
B. Be unpredictable: You must convince them that you have something they want
C. Our goal: Teaching = Learnin
Toccata for Band
Rehearsal Techniques: Some General Thoughts
I. The First Rule of the Conductor/Teacher: Communication
A. Contractual: Syllabus, handbook, etc.
i. What are your basic rules?
Instrumental Methods 3/29/2012
Intro (ostinato [rhythm centered])
Section A (letter D): 6-note motive [motive a]
First in imitation, then in sequence
Section B (letter H): [motive b]
Section A' (letter M)
Coda (letter S)
News paper clipping about how poor educational system will be dangerous for our national
Lindon Lea score study.
1. Lindon Lea
2. William Barnes
1. Was born at Blackmoor Vale in Dorset, the son of a farmer. He took
Why Block Scheduling?
1991: Public Law 102-62 (The Education Council Act Of 1991) Established the
National Commission On Time And Learning which reviewed the relationship
between time and learnin