Hiding the Vegetables: Unique and Creative Ways to Teach Young Band Students the Fundamentals They Need on a Daily Basis
- When it comes to teaching middle school band students, pacing is key. As directors, we have to find ways to present the material we want students to learn in a way that will keep their attention and interest, and motivate them as well. Come and learn unique and CREATIVE ways to feed your young band students the “vegetables” they need every day!
- Erin Cole (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 12/17/2014 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
- Meeting Room W181
- Erin Cole has been the band director at Tapp MS in Cobb County,Ga since 1995.Under her leadership,the Tapp Band was selected to perform at the 58th Midwest Clinic.The band has also been a featured performing group at the UGA M.S. Band Festival three times and the Flute and Percussion Ensemble have performed at the GMEA Conference.Ms. Cole has commissioned pieces by Frank Ticheli, Samuel Hazo, Eric Whitacre, and Robert W. Smith.She has also presented clinics at the Midwest Clinic and several state conventions.Erin has written chapters for the popular GIA publication series Teaching Music Through Performance and has written articles for The Instrumentalist magazine.Ms. Cole is also currently a contributing editor for Hal Leonard’s Essential Elements method book and interactive website team.Ms. Cole has served as a guest conductor for numerous honor bands.Erin received her Bachelors Degree in Music Ed. from The University of Georgia.