Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students

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Co-published by MENC: The National Association for Music Education. Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students provides both new and experienced music educators with much-needed advice drawn from credible research and established approaches, but also includes practical application for the incredible variety of music classrooms that teachers face today.

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Kevin Mixon has taught in varied urban, rural, and suburban environments. His ensembles consistently receive the highest ratings at festivals and are widely recognized for achievement. He publishes and presents regularly on several topics related to music education, and his growing list of published compositions for band and orchestra reflect and respect student diversity.

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Mixon provides a wealth of practical information for instrumental music teachers working in the field, and is of particular interest to those of us teaching in 'less than ideal' conditions. The book addresses the reality of instrumental music education in today's schools, and offers suggestions and ideas that will be useful to both inexperienced and veteran teachers. It should be assigned reading for every pre-service teacher. This book is a long overdue addition to the music educator's library. (Edward J. O'Rourke, instrumental music teacher, Syracuse City Schools)

This text provides relevant real world solutions to teaching all instrumental music students regardless of the school demographics. Mr. Mixon modifies research-based ideas to help you start, build, and maintain a solid and accountable program. All instrumental music teachers need to have this book! (Larry Clark, vice president, Carl Fischer Music)

Kevin Mixon has prepared a refreshingly practical text for teaching all instrumental music students. The strategies and concepts will ring true to master teachers everywhere. (Bob Phillips, composer, music educator, and string editor, Alfred Publishing)

In this text, [the author] offers tools, ideas, and methods to facilitate learning in any type of music program and describes how to establish rigorous standards for students from various backgrounds. Mixon shows how high-quality learning does not depend on the resources a school might have; instead, he demonstrates how the diligence and devotion of a music director can prevail over even the most unfavorable learning environments. (The Instrumentalist)

Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students is a much-needed text that addresses the specific needs of those who teach music in difficult circumstances. Guiding teachers through the complexities of today's classroom realities, Mixon shares proven instructional strategies to produce music programs of merit, particularly in urban settings. University methods courses should put this book at the top of their reading list. (Edward S. Lisk, clinician, conductor, and author, Oswego, NY)

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