This episode is called “Boredom Busters Part II: Round and Round and Round We Go” and today I will give you a few more ideas for building… Read more “#MusicEdLove Podcast Episode 5: Boredom Busters Part II – Round and Round and Round We Go”
In this episode, we will have Tony Burriss speaking on Building a Community of Music Lovers, on the journey from band director to West Tennessee Band and… Read more “#MusicEdLove Podcast – Episode 2: Building a Community of Music Lovers with Tony Burriss”
In Episode 1, I will give you tips and tricks for eliminating boredom during those repetitious moments in class and making sure your students obsess over your… Read more “#MusicEdLove Podcast – Episode 1: Boredom Busters with Crumbly Bubbles and Company”
Ever since learning about Critical Pedagogy, I have done everything I could do put it into practice. Let me tell you… The results have been out of this world…
With school starting, we should already be thinking about how we can keep our students interested in our program & these are a few small ways to do it. Isn’t it interesting that very little of it has anything to do with music making? When it comes to music making, just keep it enjoyable!
He would definitely have a private teacher if his parents would let him, but they can’t afford it. So he watches every youtube video he can find of the audition excerpt. If he made it, he might be the first kid in his entire school to make this orchestra. Just a few minutes ago, he was sitting on a metrobus. Watching the minutes on his phone go by as slow as snail mail….
students are in music classes to make music, not to listen to your life story (well, sometimes they are way too interested in your life story…), but in general, they want to play more. So make way for more music!