April / May 2019


Rehearsal ideas

Instructional tools

  • Musical Mastery for Band website
    −by Kathy Johnson & Asa Burk [Alpha members]
    This method book is being used by band directors around Texas and neighbouring states and is also being used as the primary text for the wind instrument techniques classes for music education majors at both University of North Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Music Theory for Beginning Instrumentalists: A Scripted Curriculum
    −a collaboration between Mary Ellen Cavitt [Alpha member] and Randallyn Kelso Holdford
    Designed for beginning instrumentalists, this text provides work in music theory to supplement a beginner method book. It is available from J.W. Pepper and is published by RBC Publications.