Article: How To Respond To A Disrespectful Student- "When confronted with disrespect, it’s easy to take it personally. This is a normal reaction from a passionate teacher. But it’s a colossal mistake." I spent over an HOUR reading how to better my classroom and STILL didn't read all the amazing articles this blog offers! WORTH YOUR TIME!
7 Leadership Skills Fostered in Arts Education | Edutopia
MEET MICHAEL SWEENEY! Mike moved from IN an impressive 33 years ago to work with HL! Our Director of Band Publications, Mike runs our popular band catalog, new & old titles, and has over 400 titles currently available through HL! A former band director, Mike also travels nationally to guest conduct honor bands & festivals. Locally, he can be found playing Irish music at a well-loved Irish pub. Throughout school he was the classic "band geek" on trombone. For fun, he loves to canoe and fish!
From The DVD "Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis Play the Music of Ray Charles": On a special night in February 2009 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, country music legend Willie Nelson and JALC Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, along with special guest vocalist Norah Jones, explored the incomparable legacy of Ray Charles. Fortunately, t...
Eric Whitacre's TED talk about singing in choir, and the creation of his "virtual choir".