Tag Archives: midweek newspeak

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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Notation Software: Are You Ready for an Upgrade?

Sibelius 7 In stock and available now from Pender’s Music Co…the NEW edition of Sibelius, a gold standard in music notation software! And what’s even better is that we’re able to help Educators make the upgrade! The latest generation of one of … Continue reading

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Texas UIL | PML & You

The University Interscholastic League was created by The University of Texas at  Austin in 1910. It facilitates educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests, and has grown into the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world. In particular, … Continue reading

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Pender’s as the Arkansas Traveler

It’s always nice to have the opportunity to display at band and orchestra meetings and conventions. There’s nothing better than face-to-face time with our customers. And it’s especially nice if it’s combined with the appearance of noted clinicians, conductors or … Continue reading

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EducationWatch: NAMM Takes It To 11 | GRAMMY.com

EducationWatch: NAMM Takes It To 11 | GRAMMY.com.

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Music from Glee: It’s Not for Singers Only

The Fox TV show Glee continues to breathe new life into many classic ’70s and ’80s-era songs, as well as heighten the awareness of music and the arts in our modern-day schools. It’s the glee club that’s usually in the … Continue reading

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On Being the Best

Every now and again, it’s nice to take a break from the mechanics of teaching and read something that’s informative, historical and inspirational, to give you that boost you might need in reaching your next goal. Many of the publications available … Continue reading

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Boonshaft on Teaching Music

This week is the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and many members of our staff are away from our store(s) manning the booths there. It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of all that’s going … Continue reading

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OMEA & Student Motivation

The Oklahoma Music Educators Convention/Conference begins this week, so preparations for the Pender’s Music exhibit are in the final stages. There are many interesting clinics that are to be presented in the Band Division. One of them will feature Harry Haines … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Horn Day

It’s Wednesday — Midweek Newspeak for Band and Instrumental @ Pender’s Music Co.! As we begin 2011, we also begin a new initiative — The Pender’s Buzz — an added way in bringing content, resources, teaching tidbits & strategies, social … Continue reading

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