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Welcome to the podcast. Subscribe here: iTunes, or RSS. Or just listen to and share from this page. We’ve tried to make it easy.

Episode 222 – Choosing Quality Wind Literature (12/14/2022) - Here are a few things I have learned about selecting music for wind band… Ability Level of the Ensemble You Direct:  A piece of music may be the greatest creation ever made, but if it is too difficult for the students to play, they will become discouraged.
Episode 221 – Tube Socks, Giants, and a Teacher’s Trust (12/7/2022) - Have you ever had a teacher say or do something that had a huge impact on you for your entire life? I have had many of these opportunities. Some teachers affect you in a negative way. I’ve had my share of those. Most of my teachers had huge, positive impacts on my life. My seventh …
Episode 220 – 4 Tips to be a Better Band Director Using the Acronym BAND (11/30/2022) - There are four key areas that – if you focus on these and make them a priority – they can help you be a better band director. None of them have anything to do with music, but the word “BAND” does fall nicely into place to help you remember them. B-Bread Watch what you eat! 
Episode 219 – Interview with Jennifer and Kris – Creators of Baton Sync (11/18/2022) - Have you ever looked into a software management system for your band, one that can help you track inventory, budgets, uniforms, finances, lockers, ensemble lists and more? If so, you know how expensive it can be. Husband and wife team Jennifer (band teacher) and Kris (software developer) have joined forces to create an inexpensive solution …

Welcome to the podcast. Subscribe here: iTunes, or RSS. Or just listen to and share from this page. We’ve tried to make it easy.

Episode 222 – Choosing Quality Wind Literature (12/14/2022) - Here are a few things I have learned about selecting music for wind band… Ability Level of the Ensemble You Direct:  A piece of music may be the greatest creation ever made, but if it is too difficult for the students to play, they will become discouraged.
Episode 221 – Tube Socks, Giants, and a Teacher’s Trust (12/7/2022) - Have you ever had a teacher say or do something that had a huge impact on you for your entire life? I have had many of these opportunities. Some teachers affect you in a negative way. I’ve had my share of those. Most of my teachers had huge, positive impacts on my life. My seventh …
Episode 220 – 4 Tips to be a Better Band Director Using the Acronym BAND (11/30/2022) - There are four key areas that – if you focus on these and make them a priority – they can help you be a better band director. None of them have anything to do with music, but the word “BAND” does fall nicely into place to help you remember them. B-Bread Watch what you eat! 
Episode 219 – Interview with Jennifer and Kris – Creators of Baton Sync (11/18/2022) - Have you ever looked into a software management system for your band, one that can help you track inventory, budgets, uniforms, finances, lockers, ensemble lists and more? If so, you know how expensive it can be. Husband and wife team Jennifer (band teacher) and Kris (software developer) have joined forces to create an inexpensive solution …