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Having been a high school band director for 30 years, I experienced firsthand the "learning on the job" syndrome that music educators encounter. From effective rehearsal strategies to repertoire selection to class scheduling to what to teach, Mary Land and Scott Rush have provided a valuable resource to supplement our music education curriculum. Habits of a Successful Music Education Student contains a wide array of essential information that all music educators should know before they start teaching!
Habits of a Successful Music Education Student is a fantastic and important addition to the series and a much-needed resource for the collegiate music education curriculum! Scott Rush and Mary Land provide a wealth of materials, knowledge, and wisdom for prospective instrumental music teachers while including a sequential curriculum and valuable topics for discussion for an instrumental methods course.
Mary Land and Scott Rush have blended their combined knowledge-and-wisdom in a remarkable book, Habits of a Successful Music Education Student. Two brilliant minds, two master educators, two first-class musicians, two of our profession’s most celebrated exemplars offer-up priceless information certain to bring success to ALL; benefits, benefits…and more benefits. This is a MUST READ for anyone/everyone who aspires to be A TEACHER WHO MAKES A POSITIVE IMPACT!
This is a significant text in the training of future instrumental music teachers. It is informed by years of meaningful, influential, and substantial musical efforts, achievements, insights, and contemplations. This book will help future instrumental music teachers be more effective and knowledgeable as they enter our challenging and rewarding field. With the valuable foundation derived through this book, future band and orchestra teachers will be better equipped to get more music to more people.
Habits of a Successful Music Education Student covers important topics such as:
Mary Land is the Associate Professor of Music Education at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Scott Rush is the team lead for the Habits series published by GIA and is the former Director of Bands at Wando High School.
Categories: Pedagogy, Professional Development
Number of Pages: 360