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Habits of A Successful Band Director

Sheet Music Books
Voicing/Format book
Composer Rush, Scott
Publisher Gia Publications Inc

Price: $29.95

Catalog #G6777

UPC code: 9781579995706

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

In Habits of a Successful Band Director, Scott Rush provides:

    A how-to book for young teachers
    A supplement for college methods classes
    A common-sense approach to everyday problems band directors face
    Sequential models for instruction that are narrow in scope
    Solutions, in the form of information and probing questions, that allow assessment of a classroom situation
    Valuable information in a new format and references to other helpful publications
    A contemporary text for all band directors

Some of the topics covered in the ten chapters include: classroom organization and management, working with parents and colleagues, the importance of the warm-up, rehearsal strategies, selecting high-quality literature, and student leadership.

The appendices provide valuable outlines and reproducible forms such as medical releases and pitch tendency charts.

This is an accessible resource you’ll want to turn to again and again!

Title Artist Arranger Composer Key DD
A. THE LIFE OF A BAND DIRECTOR OUTLINE  
B. THE BAND HANDBOOK  
C. PARENT PROFILE FORM  
D. MEDICAL/FIELD TRIP PERMISSION FORMS  
E. EXPECTATION SHEET  
F. THE FOUR T'S ASSESSMENT  
G. PITCH TENDENCY CHART  
H. THE THREE-TIERED ASSESSMENT MODEL  
1. BE ORGANIZED AND COMMUNICATE  
10. MAKE MUSIC  
2. WORK WITH PARENTS AND COLLEAGUES  
3. MANAGE THE CLASSROOM  
4. UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF WARM-UP  
5. INCORPORATE EFFECTIVE REHEARSAL STRAT  
6. MAKE HIGH-QUALITY LIT YOUR CURRICULUM  
7. ASSESS FOR SUCCESS  
8. BUILD STUDENT LEADERSHIP  
9. BEG, BORROW, STEAL, AND HONE SKILLS  
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