Category Archive: Master Class Reviews

Nov 08

Beginning Band Basics Masterclass Review

Beginning Band Basics: Essentials to Getting your Students Starting off on the Right Foot! On October 23, we were all fortunate enough to have one of Indiana University’s Wind Conducting Associate Instructors present a masterclass on some strategies as to how to structure your first six weeks teaching beginning band. Luckily, Mr. Richardson has had …

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Apr 17

Dr. Gershman Leads Conducting Master Class to End NBA-IU’s Debut Year

NBA-IU Ends the Year with a Hit “I thought it was a really great experience getting one-on-one feedback on my conducting,” said Bailey Petersma, sophomore music education student and one of the five student conductors for NBA-IU’s masterclass on Tuesday. “It was fun being in a larger ensemble that I hadn’t had the opportunity to …

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Apr 05

Bill Laughlin Masterclass Presents Practical Information for the First Year of Teaching

Stewardship “I started band in 7th grade,” opened presenter Bill Laughlin, “and I am still in it today and I get paid to do it. Isn’t this a great country we live in?” It truly is a great country we live in. It is a country where instrumental music education majors can gather together to …

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Feb 18

NBA-IU Teams up with Paoli Pep Band for a Night of Fun and Music

“Hey Rock Band – What an awesome way to end the 2011-2012 season!” Those were the words written by Bill Laughlin on the board of the Paoli Jr-Sr High School band room the Monday after the Paoli versus Perry Central Game. It truly was an awesome way to end the season. The National Band Association …

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Dec 05

Keeping Them in Their Seats

Future Music Educators Learn the Importance of Repertoire and Programming With the ink still drying on the NBA-IU constitution, the executive board held the first ever general meeting and master class for the new organization. The night was brisk, but it did not prevent over 30 people showing up to the Auer Hall green room …

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