Category Archives: Education & Teaching

Pop Sheet Music Hot Picks for Spring!

We’ve picked the hottest Pop titles for 2013. View our Choral, Band and Orchestra Pops Catalogs by clicking on the links below. The catalogs are interactive, and clicking on an item of interest will bring you to that item on … Continue reading

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World Music – The Hang

One of the most amazing things about music is the seemingly limitless ways we find to create it.  Musical instruments come in all shapes and sizes, and are constantly being invented and improved upon. This is especially true of percussion … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Grammy Flashback

On Tuesday, we asked if you could name the recipients of the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Here they are, in their award-winning performance of “Body and Soul.” Bennett pledged to donate all royalties from the sale of … Continue reading

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Grammy Flashback

Can you name the somewhat unlikely male/female duo who won the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance? Here’s a hint: Following her untimely death, her legendary singing partner reflected, “She was really the best of all the young … Continue reading

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Huge Instrumental Sheet Music Clearance Sale

Instrumental sheet music is on sale for 45% Off for a limited time only.  Huge selection of brass, string, woodwind, and percussion sheet music. Shop Now!

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BCS Battle of the Bands

Which BCS championship contender has the best fight Song? Let us know your thoughts by posting a comment below.  

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Keepin’ it Real: Music [Education] in the Social and Digital Age

Companies large and small go in and out of business all the time, much like the ebb and flow of the tides each day. There is no sector of business immune to it, and sometimes there seems no rhyme or … Continue reading

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Work Backwards for Success

A Choir Teacher Prepares for the New School Year [by Guest Blogger, Denise Eaton] We are people of “beginnings” but I have found that teaching requires something more from me. Instead of thinking about the beginning of the year, think … Continue reading

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Brain Waves Stay Tuned to Early Lessons – NYTimes.com

New York Times Blog: When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life, at least for those who continue to be engaged with music. Read … Continue reading

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