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Bruce Pearson

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Word Become Flesh - 2020-12-20 - Bruce Pearson

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Word Become Flesh - 2020-12-20 - Bruce Pearson by Sunbridge Road Mission

30mins

2 Jan 2021

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Looking Forward To The Coming King - 2020-12-06 - Bruce Pearson

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Looking Forward To The Coming King - 2020-12-06 - Bruce Pearson by Sunbridge Road Mission

31mins

2 Jan 2021

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Light In The Darkness - 2020-12-13 - Bruce Pearson

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Light In The Darkness - 2020-12-13 - Bruce Pearson by Sunbridge Road Mission

27mins

2 Jan 2021

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06/10/19 PM - Bruce Pearson - Acts 10

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06/10/19 PM - Bruce Pearson - Acts 10 by Sunbridge Road Mission

34mins

6 Oct 2019

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08/09/19 PM - Bruce Pearson - Acts6v8 - 7v60

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08/09/19 PM - Bruce Pearson - Acts6v8 - 7v60 by Sunbridge Road Mission

36mins

15 Sep 2019

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21/07/19 PM - Bruce Pearson - Exciting Marks Of A Growing Church - Acts 2v41 - 47

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21/07/19 PM - Bruce Pearson - Exciting Marks Of A Growing Church - Acts 2v41 - 47 by Sunbridge Road Mission

37mins

30 Jul 2019

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Episode 101 - Bruce Pearson

Everything Band Podcast

Bruce Pearson is the teacher, composer, and author behind the Best in Class, Standard of Excellence, and Tradition of Excellence (with Ryan Nowlin) method books.  Topics: Bruce talks about his method books starting with Best In Class, Standard of Excellence, and Tradition of Excellence and then offers advice about choosing method books. Bruce’s background growing up playing both clarinet and hockey, and the similarities between music and athletics. Bruce’s early career, a flirtation with medical school, and how a move to teaching beginners at the elementary school level sharpened his teaching skills and changed the trajectory of his career. How to foster a culture of excellence in your program. Bruce talks about teaching from sound to sight, how to properly teach a whole note, and talks about the questions most asked about his method books. Links: Bruce Pearson Music Neil A. Kjos Music Company Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Major, Op. 125 Biography: Bruce Pearson is a world-renowned music educator, author, composer, and clinician. He is the author of the Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method which has been regarded as the most important contribution to the band music field in the last three decades and for his first contribution, Best In Class. His new contribution, co-authored with Ryan Nowlin, the Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, is a performance-centered curriculum that seamlessly blends time-tested and innovative pedagogy with cutting-edge technology. He also co-authored, with Dean Sorenson of the Standard of Excellence Jazz Ensemble Method and the Standard of Excellence Advanced Jazz Ensemble Method. In addition to his method books, Dr. Pearson is well-known as a composer of many widely performed compositions for concert band and jazz ensemble. He has led clinics in all fifty of the United States and has been guest conductor and clinician, by invitation, of countries throughout the Pacific Rim, the Orient, Europe, and the Canadian provinces. Bruce Pearson has taught at the elementary, junior high, high school, and college levels for over thirty years. Twice nominated for the prestigious Excellence in Education Award, he was recognized as “most outstanding in the field of music” for the state of Minnesota. In December, 1998, Dr. Pearson, “in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music education,” was awarded the prestigious Midwest International Clinic Band and Orchestra Conference Medal of Honor. In 2001, he was awarded St. Cloud State University’s Distinguished Service To Music Award “in appreciation for lifelong contribution to music and music education”. In 2007, Dr. Pearson received St. Cloud State University’s “Distinguished Alumni Award.” That same year he was recognized as the first Patron for the Maryborough Conference in Queensland, Australia. The American School Band Directors Association conferred on Dr. Pearson the 2014 Edwin Franko Goldman Award “as a symbol of high esteem and respect, and as a measure of appreciation and gratitude for outstanding personal contributions to the school band movement.” Additionally, Dr. Pearson has been recognized as a University of Northern Colorado “2017 Honored Alumni”. Dr. Pearson continues to serve as a guest lecturer, clinician, and conductor in addition to his work as a composer, arranger, and author. He and his wife Dee have been married for over fifty years, have three children and nine grandchildren.

56mins

4 Mar 2019

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Episode 20: Bruce Pearson, Author/Music Educator, Tradition of Excellence

The Bandmasters Podcast

Bruce Pearson is the first composer I ever played, so this was a particular treat to interview him. Dr. Pearson outlines his career teaching at all levels, discusses learning theories, and speaks about his experience writing and publishing music, including the Best in Class, Standards of Excellence, and Tradition of Excellence Band Methods. Dr. Pearson was also gracious enough to be my first long distance guest over Skype - my special thanks to him for sitting down in this interview. Intro and outro music is Tapestry, composed by Bruce Pearson.FULL BIOBRUCE PEARSON is a world-renowned music educator, author, composer, and clinician. He is the author of the Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method which has been regarded as the most important contribution to the band music field in the last three decades and for his first contribution, Best In Class. His new contribution, co-authored with Ryan Nowlin, the Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, is a performance-centered curriculum that seamlessly blends time-tested and innovative pedagogy with cutting-edge technology. He also co-authored, with Dean Sorenson of the Standard of Excellence Jazz Ensemble Method and the Standard of Excellence Advanced Jazz Ensemble Method.In addition to his method books, Dr. Pearson is well-known as a composer of many widely performed compositions for concert band and jazz ensemble. He has led clinics in all fifty of the United States and has been guest conductor and clinician, by invitation, of countries throughout the Pacific Rim, the Orient, Europe, and the Canadian provinces.Bruce Pearson has taught at the elementary, junior high, high school, and college levels for over thirty years. Twice nominated for the prestigious Excellence in Education Award, he was recognized as “most outstanding in the field of music” for the state of Minnesota. In December, 1998, Dr. Pearson, “in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music education,” was awarded the prestigious Midwest International Clinic Band and Orchestra Conference Medal of Honor. In 2001, he was awarded St. Cloud State University’s Distinguished Service To Music Award “in appreciation for lifelong contribution to music and music education”. In 2007, Dr. Pearson received St. Cloud State University’s “Distinguished Alumni Award.” That same year he was recognized as the first Patron for the Maryborough Conference in Queensland, Australia. The American School Band Directors Association conferred on Dr. Pearson the 2014 Edwin Franko Goldman Award “as a symbol of high esteem and respect, and as a measure of appreciation and gratitude for outstanding personal contributions to the school band movement.” Additionally, Dr. Pearson has been recognized as a University of Northern Colorado “2017 Honored Alumni”.Dr. Pearson continues to serve as a guest lecturer, clinician, and conductor in addition to his work as a composer, arranger, and author. He and his wife Dee have been married for over fifty years, have three children and nine grandchildren.Visit Dr. Pearson's website at www.brucepearsonmusic.com.

42mins

25 Aug 2018