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So, you’re finishing school or you’ve signed a contract. While other new band directors are just trying to survive that first year, what can you do to thrive? Each episode will give you direct, usable information based on actual experiences relevant to your needs as a future or beginning band director. So grab your earbuds or turn up the car stereo, and let me give you some great program notes for success. Episodes release on either the 2nd or 4th Thursdays of each month (sometimes both).

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So, you’re finishing school or you’ve signed a contract. While other new band directors are just trying to survive that first year, what can you do to thrive? Each episode will give you direct, usable information based on actual experiences relevant to your needs as a future or beginning band director. So grab your earbuds or turn up the car stereo, and let me give you some great program notes for success. Episodes release on either the 2nd or 4th Thursdays of each month (sometimes both).

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GREAT tips and reminders!

By jbnunes07 - Sep 05 2019
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This podcast is filled with tons of great advice and tips for band directors at all levels of teaching experience. It should be required listening. Love it!

Not just beginning band.

By Me9999999abc - Jan 11 2019
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This is a great podcast. I’ve been listening to this for a few months now, and there are so many great tips and ideas and other resources here for any band teacher at any level. Give this a listen, see what I mean.

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38 Ratings
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38
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GREAT tips and reminders!

By jbnunes07 - Sep 05 2019
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This podcast is filled with tons of great advice and tips for band directors at all levels of teaching experience. It should be required listening. Love it!

Not just beginning band.

By Me9999999abc - Jan 11 2019
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This is a great podcast. I’ve been listening to this for a few months now, and there are so many great tips and ideas and other resources here for any band teacher at any level. Give this a listen, see what I mean.
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Program Notes: The Band Director Podcast

Latest release on Oct 22, 2020

All 71 episodes from oldest to newest

Episode 69: Dan Morrison - Part 1

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In this series of episodes Dan Morrison joins me to talk about building a culture of positivity, communication, and doing what works.

Oct 22 2020

28mins

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Episode 68: Melodianne Mallow - Part 3

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Our final episode with the amazing Melodianne Mallow, where we wrap up her thoughts on the most important things for a beginning band director to know.

Oct 08 2020

31mins

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Episode 66: Melodianne Mallow - Part 2

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The second part in our series with Melodianne Mallow, long time band director in the DFW area, where we talk about what young directors need to know to teach beginners well and what is necessary for success at the middle school level.

Sep 24 2020

31mins

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Episode 66: Melodianne Mallow - Part 1

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In this series we welcome Melodianne Mallow, long time band director in the DFW area, and we talk about what young directors need to know to teach beginners well and what is necessary for success at the middle school level.

Sep 10 2020

27mins

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Episode 65: COVID-19 Thoughts - August 2020

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I wanted to take some time and discuss what we no about COVID and how we can be safe in the band hall in the 2020-2021 school year. This is not medical/legal advice, but just my attempts to report on research with some commentary thrown in there.

Aug 13 2020

32mins

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Episode 65: Bobby Lambert - Part 3

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In our final episode with Bobby Lambert, head director at Wando High School, we discuss literature, fundamentals, and chamber ensembles.

Jul 23 2020

24mins

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Episode 64: Bobby Lambert - Part 2

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Our second episode in the series with Wando High School head director Bobby Lambert. In this episode we talk about the selecting literature and the importance of fundamentals.

Jul 09 2020

25mins

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Episode 63: Bobby Lambert - Part 1

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Bobby Lambert is the head band director at Wando High School in South Carolina. His groups have performed at the Midwest Clinic and various BOA events. In this episode we discuss learning from mistakes and finding success as a young director.

Jun 25 2020

27mins

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Episode 61: Perspectives with Peyton Grover and Shane Lemanski - Part 2

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In the second part of our annual perspectives series, Peyton and Shane talk about distance learning, student independence, and the importance of relationships in band directing.

Jun 11 2020

27mins

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Episode 61: Perspectives with Peyton Grover and Shane Lemanski

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In our annual Perspectives series, we have Peyton Grover and Shane Lemanski, two first year teachers in Texas with some great insights into their success during a challenging first year.

May 21 2020

23mins

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