Wednesday, February 24, 2016

How to Quit Your Job

Topics to finish from last time:
ask a percussionist
    triangle beaters
    lion’s roar

how to quit, part 2:
how to tell the kids
how to help (or not) with the transition
Things to damn well do before you leave: music library, inventory, dm's?, drill?, show?

“you must give the new director a year”

waffle house:

East Jesus Sentinel:

Colorado Jobs:

Missouri Jobs:

February 24 - University of Texas Wind Symphony

Steven Bryant
Ecstatic Waters 
Corey Pompey, guest conductor
Modeste Mussorgsky (trans. Merlin Patterson)
Pictures at an Exhibition
Scott Hanna, conductor

April 5 - University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble

April 18 - KU Wind Ensemble

University Band - Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 1:30 pm
Symphonic Band - Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:30 pm
Wind Ensemble - Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:30 pm

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Show 3

Here it is, us talking for just over an hour about just under nothing.

Show Notes:

Jayhawk vs. Enterprise

Spanish Lake

UMKC Honor Band

CSU-P Festival of Winds

Curran Pendergast, Truman State University

Shelley Jagow: text for instrumental techniques classes (developing the complete band program)

study of cursing/honesty

The Glorious “Sarrusophone”

Bernstein: a plan and not quite enough time

Teach With Your Strengths, Rosanne Liesveld

Upcoming Streams:
UNT Wind Ensemble Feb 16

UNCG Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Feb 19

UNT Wind Symphony Feb 23

KU Wind Ensemble Feb 23


Monday, February 15, 2016

Show 2

Here it is, our post convention debrief.  Don't judge us too harshly.

Show Notes:

Possible Gang Signs:

CMEA - scroll down for programs

MMEA -this year's handouts coming sometime

Richard "Dick" Mayne

Percy Grainger home

John Bird Grainger book

Bloom School of Jazz:

it's pronounced "Gay-uh".

SHHH Productions

Tips for not socializing w/out drinking:

The Falkland Islands are UTC - 4 hours, or two hours ahead of eastern time.

National guard bands:


Here's two parts of one fun podcast, our pre-convention party.  My computer was dumb in the middle.

Part 1

Part 2

Show Notes: