Monthly Archives: September 2010

Cool Ideas for a Cool Era Webinar Recording

For those of you who missed the webinar by Vince Gassi and Chris Bernotas, the recording is now available – click on the webinar title below. Please note that the WebEx player is required to play the recording in its … Continue reading

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Exclusive Teaching (and Learning) Tips from Sound Innovations Author Peter Boonshaft

The start of a new school year offers so much wonder, excitement and promise. As teachers, it also allows each of us a time to reexamine what we teach and how we teach it. This gives us a chance to … Continue reading

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Sound Innovations – Just The Bass-ics

by Bob Phillips, Lead author of SI for Strings As a bass player, I have strong opinions on starting and retaining bass players in the school orchestra. Personally I like to see all four instruments taught the first year of … Continue reading

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Cool Ideas for a Cool Era: Cutting-Edge Teaching Strategies for Directors by Directors

Don’t miss Alfred composers Chris Bernotas and Vince Gassi as they host a live webinar presentation! Hear unique teaching ideas to invigorate your class Learn to use technology to connect your students to the musical community Discover detailed instructions that … Continue reading

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Percussion for the Non-percussionist

One of the topics that frequently comes up in talking to educators at trade shows, on Twitter, Facebook, etc is ‘percussion for the non-percussionist’ – for all of the educators out there with brass, woodwind and string expertise that might … Continue reading

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Standard Edition Teacher’s Score & Piano Accompaniment Now in Stock!

SI Standard Edition users, the Teacher’s Score and Piano Accompaniment books are now available for both Concert Band and String Orchestra! Each score includes a conveniently-packaged set of DVDs and MP3 discs for all books. A budget-saver version is also … Continue reading

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Two books aren’t better than one.

Chicago area music educator, Kent Richardson, received his Sound Innovations Director’s Choice Edition and this is what he has to say about it: “I really value having the enrichment pages included and bound in the method book. Some methods offer … Continue reading

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