Tag: music education

Super Bowl Super Choice

This year’s Super Bowl was a great game huh? I mean the way that guy caught and threw the ball, hitting a home run over the net was pretty exciting. I’m pretty sure the shot clock was a factor in the fourth quarter. Ok, I kid, I kid. Come on, someone gave me the title of “humorist.” Do you know how much pressure that is?

Great music programs aren’t a gift, they’re a choice.

I enjoyed the Super Bowl just like any other sports fan. I really love sports. In fact, I was the starting catcher for my high school baseball team. No one ever believes me when I tell them that. Mr. Band Dork, dancer boy the athlete. I wasn’t the most beastly of catchers but I knew the game really well and played smart. In fact, I once got a guy called out at second. Not because I threw him out, but because I knew of an obscure rule that his bat couldn’t be 5 ounces lighter than it’s length. The kid hit a double, I brought it to the ump’s attention and the kid was called out. I was beaned the next time I went up to bat and their star pitcher got thrown out of the game. Brilliant right? But I digress, as I often do.

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NAMM Show: A Place for Music Parents and Educators

I write about this because I would venture to guess that most parents and educators for that matter, are not aware that the NAMM Show has a place for them.

Over the last number of years, NAMM and the musical products industry continues to recognize and expand the important connection with the music education profession and have gone out of their way to create these incredible opportunities for teachers and parents alike. I encourage you to start planning now to participate next January at our parent conference and click the link above to start the survey of the Best Communities for Music Education. The process will be eye opening to each of you. You can also see the full release on BCME here.

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