The Instrumentalist

Articles February 2011

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Interview:
The View from Grants Pass, An Interview with Jason Garcia
“Looping marching exercises at as much as 190 beats per minute makes the show tempos of 132-144 feel slow and comfortable.”
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Lark on Jazz:
Working with Student Teachers
Working with student teachers is an investment in the future of music education. By sharing passion, knowledge, and wisdom, cooperating teachers can make the experience more enjoyable and successful for everybody involved.
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Brass Clinic:
The Switch to Horn
When switching a student to horn, there is sometimes a temptation to select a weaker player from another section. Unfortunately, a poor trumpet player may turn into an equally discouraged horn player.
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Teaching:
Guest Clinicians
“I ask hosts to prepare a rehearsal schedule for me to ensure that we rehearse all of the important sections, especially if I am asked to address a long list of problems in a relatively short amount of time.”
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String Clinic:
No Experience Necessary, Building a Guitar Class from Scratch
A director with a considerable enthusiasm and little experience decided to start a guitar class. Here is the story of how a crazy idea became a remarkable journey for students and their teacher.
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Life of Reely:
I Remember
Trey takes a look back at his early years as a musician. “At our final concert, Miss Patrick dedicated an Olivia Newton-John medley to us. One of the tunes was ‘I Honestly Love You.’ It seems sappy now, but not at the time because we loved her, too.”
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Notes from Northfield:
Nebuchadnezzar And Friends

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Personal Perspective:
Two Decades of Memories
“Memories came back from the days when we prepared for the Midwest Clinic performance. I never forgot the enthusiastic standing ovation there. Myself and many other members dreamed of playing with Professor Cramer again, and that has come true. I felt the same way I did before, and we accomplished the same performance level. My eyes filled with tears of happiness.” – Shiho Suzeki (clarinet) 2006
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