Musicality Over Volume in the Marching Arts

Musicality Over Volume in the Marching Arts

We just finished a wonderful marching band season here in Kentucky.  I am thankful to be able to adjudicate marching bands within KMEA and work with many ensembles as either a music/brass coordinator or as a music consultant.  As a music educator, I am constantly longing to be affected by the music in marching season … [Read more...]

Band, Meet Chamber Music!

Chamber music

Training young musicians is what makes me excited and over time I have tried to not do things as they have always been done, but find the things that truly give the students the best avenue to be better musicians. I believe that young players can be truly amazing beyond what they ever thought capable of themselves, … [Read more...]

Passion Leads to Hard Work

Passion Leads to Hard Work

When I was in college studying music, I honestly didn’t know what path I wanted to take in my career.  Actually I thought there were only a couple of choices for me; Band Director or Orchestral Musician.  I am thankful for the training I received while in college, but does college help us form educated decisions … [Read more...]