Train Young Bands to Sound Great Today! Tuning, Warm-up, Instrument Fundamentals, Ensemble Techniques & Teaching Strategies
- Beginning and Young Band Rehearsal Demonstration- An efficient and effective method for young bands. Develop an ensemble sound that is aesthetically satisfying so the young musician will be engaged, rewarded and loving BAND! Young musicians can sound mature; they might just play easier music! Teach young bands like little professionals. Withhold no information regarding skill mastery. Expect and teach high-level ensemble skills daily. Praise students excessively. They will love coming to the band room!
- George Hayden (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 12/20/2013 08:30 AM - N/A
- George Hayden is the band director at Montgomery Ridge Intermediate School in Maryville, TN (formerly known as Maryville Intermediate). He has been the with Maryville City School System for 19 years. At MRIS, Mr. Hayden teaches band to grades 5-7. Mr. Hayden adjudicates & conducts bands & clinics nationwide. Mr. Hayden is also the music director at Central UMC in Knoxville, TN. He has a BS from the University of Tennessee & an MS from Lincoln Memorial University. Mr. Hayden’s bands have compiled 50+ superior ratings in stage performance & sight-reading with grades 2, 3 & 4-music with the MRIS 5th-7th grade bands over his teaching career. His 6th Grade MIS Wind Ensemble performed at the 2007 Midwest Clinic. His professional memberships include NAfME, Phi Beta Mu, TBA, TMEA, ETSB&OA and TSSBDA. Mr. Hayden is a contributing editor for The Instrumentalist. He has presented professional development workshops, clinics and classes at the Midwest Clinic, NAfME, TMEA and numerous universities including the University. of Tennessee, Knoxville, the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, East Tennessee State University, Carson Newman University and Vandercook College of Music.