A podcast for music teachers and band directors. Join our conversations where we discuss strategies to bring balance to your life and career.
Season 2, Episode #7 - JAMES CHARLES
I hope you enjoy my conversation with Dr. James Charles, Director of Bands at Southfield A&T. In this episode, we discuss: Online teaching, Family, and Earth, Wind, and Fire!
Season 2, Episode #6 - DAVE GOTT
Please enjoy my conversation with Dave Gott, Director of Bands in the Haslett Public Schools. In this episode, we discuss: Dave's slow start on the clarinet, his plans for retirement, and building a winning team with relationships - Enjoy!
Season 2, Episode #5 - LAURA HYLER
I hope you enjoy my conversation with Laura Hyler, a band director from Belding, MI. In this episode, we discuss: A servant leadership mindset, delegating responsibilities, and creating quality time with your kids!
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Season 2, Episode #4 - DAN TEMBRAS
Please enjoy my conversation with Dr. Dan Tembras, Director of Instrumental Studies at Purdue University Fort Wayne. In this episode, we discuss: The art of delegation, the Social Dilemma, and Donuts!
Additionally, please join me Friday, January 29th from 9:00-11:00 PM for the Michigan Music Conference Virtual Happy Hour. I'm excited to host this event along with friends, Andy Perkins, Mark Stice, Mike Emerson, Tim Cibor, and John Szczerowski. Zoom code is: 587 901 8226 and the password is MMCHH2021. Join us for an evening of laughter and friendship!
Season 2, Episode #3 - MIKE EMERSON
Please enjoy my conversation with Mike Emerson, Director of Bands at Holt High School, in Holt Michigan. Mike is a gifted teacher, devoted family man, and an engaging story teller. In this episode, we discuss: Mentors, resources for band "exercises," and triathlons.
Season 2, Episode #2 - PATTI KROTH
Please enjoy my conversation with the one and only, Patti Kroth. Patti is the Band Director at MacDonald Middle School in East Lansing, MI. She is a master teacher, devoted mom and spouse, and a great friend - a truly balanced band director! In this episode, we discuss: building relationships with students, family trips, and Patti's favorite National Parks!
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Best PD Ever
One of my favorite parts of going to conventions is the conversations you can have with great educators— The best ideas and inspiration come from those small, impromptu, deeply meaningful moments. Listening to this show is like having all those great conversations in one place. It’s the best PD any band Director could ever ask for.