Band is an app that does it all. With features such as the community board and group calendar, directors are able to keep all of their students in the loop on their practices and events. The app also allows members to give input and share photos with other members.
I’m not sure why this behavior is so rampant amongst band directors, or teachers in general. I do know that being aware of what to look for as co workers, parents, and students will help marginalize these individuals.
EXCERPT EIGHT: The Bicentennial Bastille Day Parade – The Paris, France experience was exhilarating, a historic milestone and high honor for the band to be the official and sole representative of the United States of America in the Bastille Day Parade.
This is our fourth installment of “Apps That Make Band Life Easier“. The response to our previous write ups have been overwhelming! Thanks for the support and we are delighted that the information posted has been useful to so many.
I found myself asking why is it ok to learn piano by rote but not trumpet? Are we missing something here?
EXCERPT SEVEN: GROWING MY OWN CROP – In this excerpt Dr Foster discusses the creation of band dance routines, band pageants (themed shows), and the creation & publication of “The Marching Band Bible”
To write or not to write… And what is right? Hopefully this article will help with this copyright conundrum.
EXCERPT SIX: THE FAMU BAND CAMP – Dr Foster is credited for the creation of many techniques and maneuvers. Did you know he created the format used for “The Band Camp” as well?