When given the opportunity to join the band at school, don’t shy away. Being in school band is a lot of fun and can even help you do better academically. What is School Band Like? Joining band means choosing an instrument, usually in elementary or middle school. The band teacher will let you try out
Often times, I would literally count 128 measures just to hit one pianissimo triangle hit on measure 129, You have to just love Orchestra Percussion
I’m not going to lie, I am a percussionist and love my Marimba. I also understand why everyone wants to play piano and take piano lessons. Believe me though, there are some reasons you may want to think about Marimba over Piano. This article contains my thoughts on the subject.
Playing in the Middle School Band helps you become a better team player because everyone has a specific job to do in band. The director down to the oboe player all has a role. Let’s examine the parts of a band to better understand why you have to be part of a team. Percussion, The
What happens when you ask a music student to teach? I know because I ask the question a lot during my private music lessons. What happens, is the student takes a breath and then has to really make sure they “know” what your asking them to teach. Eureka, a great practice for helping students understand
Here is a nice video on how to put together bassoon from one of our 7th grade students. She plays in her band in addition to taking private lessons. I love to sound of the bassoon and Sidney does a great job on putting one together. Want to learn how to play? Start In-Home