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    Title
    Quick reference for band directors
    Author
    Kearns, Ronald E., 1952- author.

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    Personal Author:
    Kearns, Ronald E., 1952- author.
    Title:
    Quick reference for band directors / Ronald E. Kearns.
    Publication info:
    Lanham ; New York ; Toronto ; Plymouth, UK : Rowman & Littlefield Education in partnership with MENC: the National Association for Music Education, [2011].
    Copyright info:
    ©2011
    Physical description:
    xxi, 304 pages ; 23 cm
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references.
    Contents:
    So you want to be a band director! -- Preparing yourself for your new profession -- Creating a resource network -- National standards for music education -- Using guest artists with your band -- Building a program in your current school or a new school -- Preparing for the interview -- Personal philosophy development -- Preparing to meet your students -- Recruiting -- Retaining -- Scheduling band classes -- Developing a five-year plan -- Mission statement development at lower levels -- Writing a syllabus -- Teacher-student relationship -- Reclaiming -- The importance of praise and individual recognition -- Beyond the first encounters -- Creating a handbook for band -- Preparing a comprehensive handbook -- Program description -- Concert attire -- Fees -- Festival information -- Fundraising overview -- Grading policy -- Developing lesson plans -- Developing clear lesson plans -- Sample plan #1: Intonation -- Quick fixes for intonation review -- Sample plan #2: Tempo control -- Sample plan #3: Attacks and releases -- Simple articulation fixes/explanations -- Sample plan #4: Sight reading -- Sample lesson #5: Phrasing and expression -- Getting your students to react to different conducting patterns -- Score study -- Make notes on the score -- Pacing your rehearsal -- A successful first performance -- Planning for a successful first performance -- Developing a support system for your band program -- Starting band boosters club -- Forming committees -- Marching band committee -- Fundraising committee -- Publicity and public relations -- Awards and recognition committee -- Publicizing your group's successes -- Things that should be included in your newsletter/PR campaign -- Festival participation and preparation -- Planning for out-of-state festivals and trips -- Planning for international festivals and trips -- Developing a budget for your band -- Developing musicianship in band class -- The importance of sight reading in band guided listening in band -- Classroom management -- Managing discipline -- Improving your band's performance -- Video and audio tape performances -- Evaluations before a competition or festival -- Maintaining a standard of excellence -- Measuring growth and improvement -- Using small ensembles to improve your band's sound -- The importance of praise and individual recognition -- Developing an elementary band program -- Recruiting for beginning band -- Choosing instruments -- Making the presentation to students and parents -- Student rental or purchased instruments -- School-provided instruments -- School-owned instrument use -- Selecting methods for beginning band -- Recommended beginning band methods -- Structuring your concert band, symphonic band, and wind ensemble leadership in band -- Large instrumental performance groups -- Concert band -- Symphonic band -- Wind ensemble -- Working on intonation for band classes -- Adjusting the score for your band's instrumentation -- Concert band choirs -- Selected publishers for concert band -- Selected composers for concert band -- Selected Arrangers for concert band -- Using small ensembles to improve your band's sound -- All-state, all-city, and all-county auditions -- Brass ensembles -- Woodwind ensembles -- Percussion ensembles -- Selected publishers for small ensemble -- Selected composers for small ensemble -- Selected arrangers for small ensemble -- Developing satellite groups for your band -- Pep band -- Jazz ensembles -- Small ensembles -- Marching band -- Developing a marching band as part of the complete band program -- Teaching musicianship during marching band -- Teaching intonation in marching band -- Rythmic accuracy -- Tone quality and tone control -- Planning a marching band show -- Types of physical movement -- Structuring your marching band for parades -- Nonresidential marching band summer camp -- Residential camps -- Marching band terminology -- Selected composers for marching band -- Selected marching band publishers and composers -- Developing a jazz ensemble as part of your overall band program -- Selecting students for jazz ensemble -- Organizing the first jazz band rehearsal -- Function of each section -- The rhythm section -- The saxophone section -- The trumpet section -- The trombone section -- Choosing jazz ensemble literature -- Developing improvisational skills -- Rehearsal pitfalls to avoid -- Using combos to help develop soloists and the rhythm section -- Writing lesson plans for jazz class -- Intonation in jazz ensemble -- Saxophone intonation -- Brass intonation -- Trombone intonation -- Acoustic and electric bass and guitar -- Equipment needed for jazz ensemble -- Parent boosters' assistance with the jazz ensemble -- Developing a jazz ensemble budget -- Suggested publishers for jazz ensemble -- Suggested composers for jazz ensemble -- Suggested arrangers for jazz ensemble -- Using technology and multimedia in band class -- How do you prepare for a PowerPoint instructional presentation? -- Recording your rehearsals and using playback to evaluate performance growth -- Using notation software -- Using play-along software and hardware -- Video taping your band's performances and rehearsals -- Smart phones, tablets, and notebooks -- Quick fixes and emergency repairs -- Emergency repair materials and their uses -- Common problems needing emergency repairs -- Nonmusic responsibilities of band directors -- Record keeping, standardized tests, and No Child Left Behind -- Advanced placement students in band class -- Strategies for teaching advanced students in band class -- General program management -- Developing and Maintaining an instrument inventory -- Folders and binders -- Starting a concert band music library -- Literature most often performed by high school bands -- Choosing method books for class use -- Supplemental studies -- Sample forms -- Part two -- So you want to be a band director! -- Preparing yourself for your new profession -- Creating a resource network -- Building a program in your current school or a new school -- Preparing for the interview -- Personal philosophy development -- Preparing to meet your students -- Recruiting -- Retaining -- Scheduling band classes -- Developing a five-year plan -- Mission statement development at lower levels -- Writing a syllabus -- Creating a handbook for band -- Grading policy -- Developing lesson plans -- Articulation quick fixes -- Simple articulation fixes/explanations -- Score study -- Make notes on the score -- Pacing your rehearsal -- A successful first performance -- Planning for a successful first performance -- Developing a support system for your band program -- Starting band boosters club -- Marching band support from the boosters club -- Fundraising committee -- Festival participation and preparation -- Band Festival Preparation -- Planning for festivals -- Developing a budget for your band -- Developing musicianship in band class -- Classroom management -- Managing discipline -- Strategies for avoiding discipline problems -- Improving your band's performance -- Video and audio tape performances -- Developing an elementary band program -- Structuring your concert band, symphonic band, and wind ensemble leadership in band -- Large instrumental performance groups -- Objectives for bands in concert style -- Working on intonation for band classes -- Using small ensembles to improve your band's sound -- Developing satellite groups for your band -- Pep band -- Jazz ensembles -- Small ensembles -- Marching band -- Developing a marching band as part of the complete band program -- Marching band terminology -- Developing a jazz ensemble -- Using technology and multimedia in band class -- Smart phones, tablets, and notebooks -- Quick fixes and emergency repairs -- Emergency repair materials and their uses -- Common problems needing emergency repairs -- Nonmusic responsibilities of band directors -- Record keeping, standardized tests, and No Child Left Behind -- Advanced placement students in band class -- Strategies for teaching advanced students in band class -- General program management -- Developing and Maintaining an instrument inventory -- Folders and binders -- Starting a concert band music library -- Literature most often performed by high school bands -- Choosing method books for class use -- Supplemental studies -- Sample forms -- Resources -- Concert band resources in book form -- Marching band resources in book form -- Jazz resources in book form -- Technology resources in book form -- Internet resources -- Technology resources on the internet -- Index -- About the author.
    Subject term:
    School music--Instruction and study.
    Subject term:
    Bands (Music)--Instruction and study.
    LCCN:
    2011019966
    ISBN:
    9781610483452 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    ISBN:
    1610483456 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    ISBN:
    9781610483469 (paperback : alkaline paper)
    ISBN:
    1610483464 (paperback : alkaline paper)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 9781610483476 (electronic)
    ISBN:
    Invalid ISBN: 1610483472 (electronic)

    • Holdings

      Music and Dance
        Copy Material Location
      MT 733 .K42 Q52 2011 1 Book Music & Dance - Fourth Floor North
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