RESOURCES

Dr. Jack Stamp, Conducting “Score Study” Conducting Symposium at Waynesburg University


 TEACHING MUSIC IN THE 21ST CENTURY

WYNTON MARSALIS’S KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE MIDWEST BAND AND ORCHESTRA CLINIC – DECEMBER 21ST 2012


 

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25 Critical Mistakes of First-Year Teachers

by Alfred Watkins


HABITS OF A SUCCESSFUL BAND DIRECTOR

This is the resource file presented by Scott Rush  from the North Carolina Band Director’s Association In-Service. It has some very useful handouts and charts that all directors can use. Purchase his book Here.


Advice on how to play a gig by Thelonious Monk

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REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES THAT FOSTER REHEARSAL INDEPENDENCE

Dr. Lauren Reynolds
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Bands
Central Connecticut State University


DR WILLIAM D REVELLI – DIR. OF BANDS UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN : OCTOBER 1968 BAND REHEARSAL

Every band member and director entering a band program should hear this speech. The legendary Dr William Revelli is having a “spirited discussion” with the Michigan Marching Band about what it means and what it takes to be a band member. He paints a vivid picture of what not settling for anything less than perfect, feels and looks like.

Thanks to Mark Petty for recording and sharing this priceless rehearsal with Dr. Revelli.


 TEXAS MUSIC EDUCATOR’S ASSOC. PUBLISHED CONTENT – Tips for Music Teachers

The following features have recently been published in Southwestern Musician (your member magazine). Each contains valuable information for new music educators written by your colleagues across the state:

Meeting Expectations: Learn from music educators-turned administrators what to know about the expectations your administrators will have of you and how to build a positive working relationship with them. (August 2016)

Your First Six Months—Survive & Thrive: Consider this advice on how to make the most of your first six months on the job and set yourself up for future success. (August 2016)

Striking a Balance: TMEA members share their stories of how they overcame being burned out and began achieving a better work-life balance. Gain from their valuable experiences. (August 2016)

Surviving Your First Five Years: A music education degree doesn’t prepare you for every aspect of the job. Learn strategies for success from these veteran educators. (September 2013)

Staying Afloat in New Waters: After successfully navigating your college career, it’s time to learn how to stay afloat in this new career as music educator. Learn more about keeping up with the demands in this most rewarding job. (August 2011)

Music Education in the Law: Learn what Texas law says about music instruction at every level, including important information about limitations on pull-out for remediation. (January 2016)

OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES

Teaching Resources: Beyond tips just for new teachers, we offer a myriad of resources for all teachers. Check out other pages hosted on our site here.

Q&A for Teachers: Utilize this repository of hundreds of questions and thousands of answers to everyday questions asked and answered by TMEA members.

Advocacy Materials: Music educators must advocate for music education at the local level. This page includes many print-ready resources you can utilize in this effort.

Balance and Burnout: Check out the results of a statewide survey TMEA conducted about teacher burnout and how music teachers are achieving better work-life balance.

If you are looking for a resource you can’t find here, contact us.

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