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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

Baby Steps

Find out how the advice from a Bill Murray movie can help you in your roles as a music parent!

In the early 90’s there was a movie produced called What About Bob. Bob had a lot of insecurities, severe ones; he had a very challenging time stepping out of his comfort zone. He enlisted the help of Dr. Marvin. Hoping to free himself from Bob’s abnormally frequent visits, Dr. Marvin introduced him to his new book and theory entitled Baby Steps. As explained by Dr. Marvin, “Baby Steps means setting small reasonable goals for yourself one day at a time.”