Tag: marching band

Musicians: Here’s How to Prepare for Concert Season

As the gloomy wintry days give way to longer days of bright sunlight, musicians across the country are hard at work preparing for concert season. For musicians, spring is an important time–its…

How to Help Keep Music Programs in Schools

  Did you know that the annual cost for a comprehensive K-12 music education program is only about $187 per student? If it’s so cost-effective, why are music programs the first to…

Back to School, Back to Marching Band

Back to School, Back to Marching Band

Hate it or love it, the first day of school is right around the corner. And, if you’re a proud member of your school’s marching band, so is the marching band season.…

Five Ways Marching Band Can Prepare You For College

The beginning of college is a very interesting experience, and many students aren’t prepared for a brand new set of responsibilities. It’s a big step up from high school: you’ll need to…

2016 Music Educator of the Year Award

Announcing the 2016 Music Educator of the Year: Amy Delorge!

In 2015, Music & Arts launched the Music Educator of the Year Award- an honor that recognizes a special music educator for his or her  outstanding achievement in music education. From kindergarten…

Why Your Teen Should Join Marching Band

Preparing Your Band for a Parade

What do New Year’s Day in Pasadena, Thanksgiving Day in New York, and summer days at Disneyland all have in common? Parades! While millions of people around the country have the day…