Case Research: A ten-12 months Progress Plan for Enrollment, Amenities, Devices and Staffing

Claudia Taylor “Woman Chook” Johnson Excessive College in San Antonio, Texas, opened in 2008 because the seventh complete highschool within the North East Impartial College District (NEISD). I’m fortunate to be Johnson’s band director because the college opened, and I’ve labored enthusiastically with our employees and group to develop the music program.  I began instructing […]

Case Research: From a $67 Funds to Success — A 4-Yr Journey

After two years of educating elementary common music, I used to be prepared for a change, so I utilized to a music schooling grasp’s program and for extra band jobs. Fortunately, I used to be employed to show band at Meadows Elementary and Robinson Center Faculty in my present district, the Topeka Public Faculties. Keen […]

Case Examine: The Energy of a Transformative Instructor

At Lake Value Group Excessive Faculty in Florida, Dr. Tiffany Cox finds a means to offer entry to music for younger musicians, irrespective of the problem. For instance, she satisfied college students to remain in band for his or her senior yr by providing them customized school counseling. In an identical vein, she created a mentoring […]

Case Research: A Performing Arts Academy Gives Particular person Studying and Profession Exploration

Think about coaching as a music educator when you’re nonetheless a senior in highschool. That’s what Dani Buschini, a latest graduate of Orange Lutheran Excessive College in Orange County, California, did throughout the 2020-2021 educational 12 months. As her capstone challenge for the college’s Performing Arts Academy, she taught and carried out “The Seal Lullaby” by […]

Case Examine: Use Mental Discomfort to Increase Music Choices

Music academics are distinctive people, however they usually share a couple of widespread traits. If you happen to requested them why they selected to show music, you’ll usually hear that they’d an unimaginable expertise rising up of their college music applications. Many will level to a former instructor, an expertise or a group of experiences […]

Case Examine: A 3-Week Wonderful Arts Exploratory Course Greater than Doubled Band Enrollment

In lower than three weeks, the Ralls County R-II Faculty District in Heart, Missouri, greater than doubled its starting band program. Earlier than Director of Bands Douglas Schaffer, a 2021 Yamaha 40 Below 40 music educator,  joined the district in 2019, solely 24% of sixth graders signed up for band at Ralls County Elementary. Although they […]

The New Regular

“Nerv-i-cited” is how my daughter describes the sensation of being concurrently excited and nervous. Because the pandemic evolves, it’s solely pure that music educators will really feel additional pleasure and trepidation in regards to the begin of faculty this fall. What’s going to or not it’s like as soon as in-person lessons resume across the […]

Case Examine: Summer season Composition Program Addresses Gender Hole

Ever since I can keep in mind, I’ve been writing music. I premiered my first actual composition, entitled “The Mysterious Island,” after I was 8 years outdated. It was a solo piano piece that, upon later reflection, was a blatant rip-off of “Beneath the Sea” from “The Little Mermaid,” a film that I used to […]

Case Examine: Increasing the Footprint of a Storied Music Program

In the summertime of 2018, I started my tenure because the director of bands at Shelby County Excessive Faculty (SCHS) in Columbiana, Alabama. Columbiana is the county seat of the smaller of two counties that make up the larger Birmingham space. SCHS has a protracted historical past of superior efficiency in all points of the […]

7 Issues I Want I Knew Earlier than I Began Educating

What number of occasions have you ever mentioned to your self, “I want I knew THAT earlier than I began educating”? If I had been given a head’s up on the seven conditions and situations under, it could have saved me a ton of time and considerably decreased my stress degree throughout my first 12 […]