This month meet Amy Nathan, author of The Music Parents’ Survival Guide, A Parent-to-Parent Conversation. You will hear parent-to-parent advice aimed to encourage, support, and bolster the morale of one of music’s most important back up sections: music parents. In this book over 150 veteran music parents (including the mother of violinist Joshua Bell and … Continue reading February Webinar – Walking the Music Parenting Tightrope
Terry Motsenbocker – Presenter When is the right time to begin the budget process for your booster group? Who is involved? What do we need to know? The questions for today’s booster officers, and in particular treasurers, seem to become very active at this time of year, or at least they should be. After many … Continue reading January Webinar – “Tuning Up” the Budget Process
A Look at a Few Large Scale Successes AMP Webinar Guests include: PJ Littleton, VP of Fundraising at Franklin High School, Franklin, TN David Aydelott, Director of Bands, Franklin High School, Franklin, TN Ian Barrett, President-Elect, Ravenwood High School Band Boosters, Brentwood, TN This webinar took a look at a few large scale fundraising successes … Continue reading October 2015 Webinar – Growing Your Fundraising Efforts
In a perfect world, all school extracurricular activities would be fully funded. But with all indications being that future education funding will be significantly reduced, it’s painfully clear that we no longer live in a perfect world. As a result, school and community leaders as well as parents will be forced to determine how to … Continue reading January 2015 Webinar Archive – Ball or Bands! With author and educational activist Dr. John Gerdy
Telling a story to manage the vision & purpose of your ensemble. Join humorously inspiring author, columnist, and music education advocate DJ Corchin as he joins in AMP’s conversation about keeping your group engaged. This webinar features The 13th Chair’s signature humor and wit to ask, “What is your group’s story?” Ever read a book … Continue reading December 2014 Webinar – Magical Mystical Superheroes, Engage!
One of the most critical aspects of a music boosters organization is leadership development. How do you spot potential leaders? How can you develop them to become officers? How do you maintain consistent leadership year after year? Do you assign leaders-in-development with a parent mentor? How can your music boosters and director sleep at night … Continue reading October 2014 – Boosting Leadership within Your Booster Ranks
As we get ready for the competitive marching band season, are you one of those parents who wonders “what in the world are those judges looking at and how do they judge these groups?” This webinar features an all-star panel of expert evaluators and music educators, including Dr. Nola Jones, Dr. Joe Allison and Richard … Continue reading September 2014 Webinar – Judgement Call
On this webinar we were joined by Mr. Soo Han, Director of Orchestras and Department Chair of Performing Arts at Carmel H.S., IN, Mr. Darrin Davis, Director of Bands at Broken Arrow H.S. in OK, and Choral Director at Madison Central H.S., KY, Ms. Lisa Jury . Each panelist answered questions that were submitted in … Continue reading June Webinar – Inside the Minds of our Music Teachers