Author Archives: treloarchris
Raghav M., a sixth grade student in the Clayton School District, has earned The Director Award for Band. The Director Award is given to the student who exhibits outstanding musicianship, outstanding citizenship, and dedication in all aspects of the band … Continue reading
Edward Garner, Chaminade 2018, performed his senior recital to a packed Black Box Theater at Chaminade College Preparatory School on Tuesday, May 15th at 7:00 PM. The program featured a mix of snare drum, multiple percussion, drum set and marimba … Continue reading
Congratulations to Christian B., Pattonville High School, for being named to the All-Suburban High School Honors Band!
Congratulations to Peyton H., Parkway Central Middle School, for being named to the percussion section for the All-Suburban Middle School Honors Band!
Congratulations to the following Metro 8 District High School Honors Band winners: Edward G., Chaminade College Preparatory School, First Chair Snare Option Brendan C., Chaminade College Preparatory School, Second Chair Snare Option Sarah A., Lutheran South High School, Second Chair … Continue reading
Practicing is, obviously, the hardest aspect of music to get students to do. I am going to explore the Who, What, Where, When, and How of practicing in the following blog posts, beginning with Who. Who should practice? The short … Continue reading
Here are links to YouTube that are performances of my students from the most recent Formal Recital held on February 19, 2017 at the Skip Viragh Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Chaminade College Preparatory School. … Continue reading
I have this discussion several times a year with my students. Most students believe that band class (or choir or orchestra) is the time for them to learn their music. To me, this is like the offense for the football … Continue reading
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