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Articles published for the "Tools for Educators" series entitled "Key Changes: Refresh Your Music Program" in the teacher edition of In Tune Monthly Magazine:

  • May 2019:  An Individual Path: Thinking Outside the Box When Making Career Changes

  • April 2019:  Spring Forward: Recognize the Importance of Recruitment Presentations

  • March 2019:  Speak the Language: Use Proper, Specific Music Vocabulary in Your Daily Instruction

  • February 2019:  Do You Hear What I Hear? Isolating and Attacking Musical Phrases for Accuracy

  • January 2019:  Professionalism in Teaching:  Treating the Pursuit of Excellence as a Daily Habit

  • December 2018:  Friendship As Mentorship: Colleagues Can Be Your Best Resource Professionally and Personally

  • November 2018:  Show Gratitude: Make Real Contact by Giving Thanks, and Meaning It

  • October 2018:  Sharpen Your Vision: Envisioning and Articulating Your Program's Future

  • May 2018:  The Concert Is Over: Now What?!

  • April 2018:  Summer Is Coming: Making a Musical Splash

  • March 2018:  Live Life Rosie(r): Spread Love Everywhere You Go

  • February 2018:  Make It Stick: Implement Rehearsal Routines

  • January 2018:  Maintain Your Musicianship: Dust Off Your Instrument and Experience the Benefits

  • December 2017:  Everyday Networking: Forget the Rules and Just Be You

  • November 2017:  Get with the Program: It Can Be the Icing on a Concert's Cake

  • October 2017:  Meet the Parents: Encourage Positive Interaction Before Instruction

  • May 2017:  Prepare for Next Year: Reflection, Excitement, and Initiation Music Start Now

  • April 2017:  Embrace Your Uniqueness: Gaining Inspiration Without Plagiarizing

  • March 2017:  Build It and They Will Come: Recruiting and Retaining Students

  • February 2017:  Prepare to be Judged: There Is No Greater Adjudicator Than Yourself

  • January 2017:  Stronger Together: How to Get Administration on Your Side

  • December 2016:  The Power of Pause: How Storytelling Can Promote Rejuvenation in the Classroom

  • November 2016:  Management Potential: A Purposeful and Passionate Plan for Managing the Music Classroom

  • October 2016:  A Motto for Success: The Surprising Benefits of Music Classroom Sloganeering


Interviews published for Teaching Music Magazine:

  • April 2019:  Opening Doors for all Students - interviewed NAfME Staff

  • April 2019:  A Resource for Diversity - interviewed Dr. Rob Deemer

  • April 2019:  Teaching Students with Dyslexia in the General Music Classroom - interviewed Dr. Kimberly McCord

  • April 2019:  Planning the Best Ever Band Camp - interviewed Dr. Tremon Kizer

  • January 2019:  Ensuring Balance and Blend - interviewed Greg Countryman

  • January 2019:  Accommodations and Modifications for Ukulele Players - interviewed Philip Tamberino

  • January 2019:  In Memoriam Michele Holt - interviewed Sandra Doneski, Faith Lueth, and Thomas Stefaniak

  • January 2019:  Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration - interviewed Dr. Frederick Burrack and Dr. Kelly A Parkes

  • January 2019:  Every Child's Right - interviewed Tooshar Swain and Lynn Tuttle

  • October 2019:  Engaging Diversity - interviewed Dr. Alice Hammel

  • October 2019:  Making a School Whole Again - interviewed David Byrd

  • August 2018:  Teaming-Up for Music Education - interviewed Quaver, Little Kids Rock, NFHSA, Steinway, TI:ME

  • August 2018:  Learning from the Best - interviewed Dr. Paula Crider, Dr. Matthew Spieker, Victor Johnson

  • August 2018:  The New NAfME President Measures-Up! - interviewed Dr. Kathleen Sanz

  • August 2018:  Teaming-Up for Music Education - interviewed Quaver, Little Kids Rock, NFHSA, Steinway, TI:ME

  • April 2018:  Meet the Conductors - interviewed Dennis Glocke, Dr. Jean Montes, Dr. Michael Quantz, Dr. Amanda Quist, Todd Stoll

  • August 2018:  Pursuing His Passions with Faith, Family, Farm and Music - interviewed Fred Ritter

  • April 2018:  Centers for Attention - interviewed Dawn Sloan

  • January 2018:  Music is for All of Us - interviewed Dr. Alice Hammel

  • October 2017:  Blueprint for a Best Behaving Band - interviewed Nancy Ditmer

  • October 2017:  Band Director of the Year - interviewed Emily McNeil

  • August 2017:  Life Lessons for a Legend - interviewed Stephen Massey


Program notes published for composers:

  • 2019:  Banner in the Sky - composed by Tyler S. Grant

  • 2019:  Solace in the Equinox - composed by Tyler S. Grant