An Open Letter to
All Boards of
Education About
the Power of
Music and...
Music lessons spur
emotional and
behavioral growth
in children, new
study says

How Parents can
Change Their
Family Tree
Through Their
Child’s Music
Education
Effective Meetings
with Parents and
Administrators
The Beautiful
Connection
Between Music,
Health, Happiness
And Efficiency
Preparing Our
Children for the
Creative Economy

What is the National
Student Melody
Competition?
10 left-handed
classical musicians

Marching Band Is
Needed Now
More Than Ever
Wynton’s Twelve
Ways to Practice
Can You Keep
Perfect Time?
Take This Test And
Find Out!

Some Things
People Really
Need to Know
About Band
Music Education
and the Multiplier
Effect
Why (and How)
Schools Should
Schedule Music
Into Every School
Day
7 Tips for
Teachers to Get
Today’s
Students to
Practice More

How to improve
your rehearsal
space
Oklahoma State University, the winner in the Getzen
Trumpet Small Trumpet Ensemble Division performs
J.S Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in d minor”
What Your Musical Taste Says About Your
Personality
What Percentage of Students are "Meant" to be
Playing a Musical Instrument in School? ·

10 Reasons Being In Marching Band Makes You A
Better Person
Despite popularity during football
season, high school band programs are
year-round effort
Why Instrumental Music Can’t Survive in
Schools as a “Fun” Class
Parents and Teachers are in Harmony About
Students Learning Music, New National Study
Shows
A Welcome Letter to New Band Students:
"Dear Beginning Band Student"

20 surprising, science-backed health benefits
of music
Study Reveals Most Teachers And Parents
Believe Music Education Should Be Required In
School
The Top 10 Things I Miss About Being In High
School Band
How to Cultivate a Great Beginner Band

The Truth About Why Music is Cut From
Schools (and What We Can Do About It)
Top 10 Tips for Music Recruitment
7 Amazing Things Science Has Discovered
About Music This Year So Far
6 Things I Learned From My High School
Band Director
8 Things Music Teachers Want You To
Understand
The Cognitive Benefits Of Taking Band Class In
High School
High School Band Classes May Boost Teen
Brains
________________________________________________________
University
Interscholastic
League
Music
Texas
Music
Educators
Association
The Jazz
Education
Network
Texas Private
School Music
Educators
Association
Association of
Texas Small
School Band
s
Texas Music
Administrators
Conference
Phi Beta Mu
Alpha
Chapter
Texas
Orchestra
Directors
Association
Texas Choral
Directors
Association
National Association
for Music Education
Texas
Bandmasters
Association
A Thank You Letter
To High School
Marching Band

Setting the Stage
for the Future of
Music
Dr. Tim
Lautzenheiser
Why you should
marry your college
band sweetheart...

Tiny Band, Big
Heart-Rotan
Low-Income Kids
Benefit From Music
Class, Show
Greater Reading
Skills
A Few Truths
Parents Must
Understand When
Their Child Begins
Playing
Musical Instrument
Is Music the Key to
Success?

How Students Learn
Self-Efficacy
Through
Instrumental Music
Instruction ·
Dumbing Down the
Kids

Zildjian: Trade
secrets of oldest
family firm in US

Every Child
Achieves Act a Big
Win for Arts
Education!

Five Things Every
Young Band
Director Should
Know
Research Shows
Studying Music
Improves
Language Skills

U.S. Senate
Designates Music
as a Core Subject,
What Does That
Mean?
30 Famous People
Who Once Were in
Marching Bands
Stop Trying To Be
Creative

Why singers like
Sam Smith, Adele
and Meghan
Trainor are going
silent
Ohio State
marching band
song made fun of
Holocaust victims
Dallas teen plays
his way out of
homelessness, into
college

WHY MUSIC? WHY
BAND? by Tim
Lautzenheiser
The arts are for
everybody not the
few; there is
creativity in all of
us.

Mentoring paves
way for future
success
Racism in the
classroom: the "soft
bigotry of low
expectations" is
just regular bigotry
 
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