The Creative Director: Beginning and Intermediate Levels
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2001 - Music - 93 pages
(Meredith Music Resource). Presents beginning and intermediate level band directors with exciting teaching strategies to use with today's band methods. Using a natural learning sequence, these concepts provide a foundation for achieving State and National Music Standards.
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What to expect
What is the difference?
What is it like in the world of a beginning student?
Beats and Time The Discipline of Duration
Internal Pulse Connected to Playing an Instrument and The Distribution of Air
The ABCsof Music Making
The Lesson Book Teaching Whole Notes
Teaching Eighth Notes
Speaking Rhythm Patterns
Tied and dotted notes and why they are a problem
Rhythm Patterns Short Looking for Long
Introducing the Circle of 4ths
The Scale Alphabet for Scale Mastery
Learning to Play in Tune
Teaching Half Notes
Teaching Quarter Notes
Introducing the Ruler of Time
Finale Whats Next?
16th note accuracy American Bandmasters Association applying Band Directors band program breath support chromatic scales Circle of 4ths concept connection count aloud crescendo decrescendo develop Discipline of Duration dotted 8th Dotted Note dynamic eighth notes embouchure emphasize ensemble error-free example fingers given number Grand Master Scale half note illustration important in-tuneness instructional process instructional techniques internal pulse intonation Lesson listening long note Looking for Long mental method books metronome mind Mortimer Adler musical alphabet musical decisions musical notation musician note exercises note values number combinations number of beats performance skills pitch center play scales play the exercise playing an instrument problems quarter note reading recite the musical rehearsal response rest rhythm patterns rhythmic row of pitches Ruler scale knowledge Scale Mastery sequence Short Looking silently count simple sound space speaking Step sustain teacher tempo of quarter tied notes Timed-Thought tone quality understanding warm-up whole note woodwind young students