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With a combined 60+ years in music education, Mark and Jon's pod cast has tips and tricks for the busy band director. Having both marched in and taught in Drum Corps International (DCI), they share stories from their experiences with corps, and marching with the Santa Clara Vanguard.

The Band Directors Bistr‪o‬ Mark & Jon | Music Educators

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

With a combined 60+ years in music education, Mark and Jon's pod cast has tips and tricks for the busy band director. Having both marched in and taught in Drum Corps International (DCI), they share stories from their experiences with corps, and marching with the Santa Clara Vanguard.

    Maximize Your Home Studio for Virtual Teaching

    Maximize Your Home Studio for Virtual Teaching

    Band Directors BistroSeason 3 Episode 5- Maximize your home studio for virtual teachingOVERVIEWIn this episode of Band Directors Bistro, Mark & Jon talk, again , about Star Trek. They will talk about the considerations in setting up your home studio...

    • 42 min
    Spring Back, Fall Forward?

    Spring Back, Fall Forward?

    OVERVIEWIn this episode of Band Directors Bistro, Mark & Jon have their first guest! Mr. Antonio Castro, of Schurr High School in Montebello California. They explore the considerations and ramifications of a spring and fall season switching. We will...

    • 41 min
    Choosing a Marching Show in a Quarantine?

    Choosing a Marching Show in a Quarantine?

    OVERVIEWIn this episode of Band Directors Bistro, Mark & Jon talk about their fondest SCV food memories, they will share some considerations on perhaps Choosing a Marching Show in Quarantine, and we will end today's program with a look into...

    • 31 min
    Choosing a Circuit

    Choosing a Circuit

    Choosing a CircuitSEASON 3, EPISODE 2 OVERVIEW In this episode of Band Directors Bistro, Mark & Jon talk about how they met, they will discuss considerations when choosing a circuit, and we will end today's program with a conversation about how Mark...

    • 34 min
    Inventory and Organization

    Inventory and Organization

    Inventory and Organization, The Band Directors Bistro SEASON 3, EPISODE 1 NOW ON YOU TUBE!!!!!OVERVIEW In this episode of Band Directors Bistro, Mark & Jon talkabout their (future) summer plans, they will share some tips on inventory andorganization...

    • 35 min
    Traditions in Your Band

    Traditions in Your Band

    OVERVIEWIn this season 2 ending episode of Band Directors Bistro, Mark & Jon talk about traditions in your band. They start the program off by talking about their new venture- the “SC Fanguard,” a new show on YouTube that Mark and Jon are hosting....

    • 44 min

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I sooo enjoyed your podcast!! I like how you discuss the topics and give excellent advice but in such a casual way that it sounds like mere observations. And you both sound so real and approachable. I’m looking forward to the next, and the next, and the...

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