Monthly Archives: July 2010

Sneak Peek: Percussion & Mallet Master Class DVDs

Sneak Peek: One of SI’s innovative features is the instrument-specific Master Class DVDs included with each student book. These DVDs contain lessons from a professional musician or teacher, and can be referenced throughout the entire year, not just at the … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: World Music Song Excerpts

Sneak Peek: Today, we’re highlighting the World Music genre – a music genre replaces approximately 20% of the songs in your Director’s Choice Edition. Genre choices include Christian, African-American, Classical, World Music, Texan Folk, Popular – Pop/Rock, and more. Click … Continue reading

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Fun Facts: Bob Phillips

Fun Facts: Bob Phillips, one of the Sound Innovations for String Orchestra authors, taught pubic school for 27 years. He was a rock and folk guitar player before studying classical bass. For more information about Bob or our other authors, … Continue reading

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On the Road: Upcoming SI Clinic in Kansas City

On the Road: Join Kirk Moss for an Orchestra Reading Session and SI Clinic sponsored by American Music Company in Kansas City, MO. Saturday, July 31, 2010 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Northland Cathedral 101 N.W. 99th Street Kansas City, … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Score Prices

The Sound Innovations Teacher’s Score provides a number of helpful features for directors, including Sound Advice boxes throughout the book with tips from the authors on each exercise, and a complete set of student mp3 CDs and Master Class DVDs … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: SI Accompaniment Samples

Sneak Peek: With SI we’ve tried to include a large variety of music to educate and keep the interest of your students. Everything from video game music to traditional Jewish songs, from bluegrass to favorite television theme songs and more. … Continue reading

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Snare & Accessories Book Update: Important Information

We hope you are finding the SI Beta site and blog useful. Our goal is to facilitate an open an honest dialogue with the teaching community in order to provide you with the best possible experience with SI. Unfortunately, we … Continue reading

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