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If You’re Not Doing This With Your Music Student Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

Sometimes, jumping on the trampoline isn’t about jumping. AMPassador Rich Frazier explores how a backyard fun and being an active member of his music booster group have improved his relationship with his music student, and how you can use his realization to make both your family and your booster organization stronger.

The Keeper of the Tradition for 27 Years: Dick Zentner of Norwin High School

As the marching band season draws to a close, it’s often heralded by band parents with a measure of relief, or perhaps in tears, but always with pride. One season is tough enough. Four years, and you’re considered an old pro. Imagine staying on for 27 years. That’s what Dick Zentner of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading The Keeper of the Tradition for 27 Years: Dick Zentner of Norwin High School

Spotlight: Joe Kesterson of Broken Arrow Band Parent Association

I started working with Broken Arrow (OK) band dad Joe Kesterson to learn the logistics of coordinating a 5K fundraiser, which we talk more about here. When I asked him to tell us a little more about himself and his life as a band booster, this is what he said. He’s a great example of … Continue reading Spotlight: Joe Kesterson of Broken Arrow Band Parent Association