Rhythmic Sight-Reading: Friend or Foe?

How proficient are your students in reading rhythms and grasping time signatures? Could your students sight-read the exercise below?

In an era where attention spans are shrinking, and the pursuit for entertainment and “fun” shapes academic choices, the challenge of engaging students in rehearsals looms large.

Clearing the Path: Leadership in the Age of Change

Leadership in the Age of Change

Leadership development is a crucial element in ensuring success for students, teachers, districts, and any organization. Development isn’t just reading the “Top 5 Leadership Strategies” as you scroll through your Linkedin timeline; Leadership requires constant engagement with your personal habits and their relationship to external forces. 

Power Up! French Horn Tone

French Horn Tone
Characteristic tone

Horn is such a versatile instrument, thus the concept of characteristic tone is actually quite situationally dependent. But for our purposes as teachers, horn sound should be really round, warm, open and resonant.