Lifestyle

My Plan to Becoming a Healthy Band Director

I’ve always been one to eat right and work out regularly, but I’ve recently gotten away from that healthy routine, especially during student teaching. Now, I know that’s not really an excuse, but it was important to me at that particular time that I put all of my energy into my student teaching experiences, and… Continue reading My Plan to Becoming a Healthy Band Director

Discoveries

Dylan: The Kid With Beyond Perfect Pitch

What even is this kid… This is insane…

But really. I don’t know what his story is, but I know first-hand how difficult aural skills can be (not oral skills… aural). Without any background in listening or ear training, I struggled, but I also wasn’t terrible. This kid is incredible. He can pick out notes in a cluster chord without even batting an eye. Again, I don’t know what his story is, but some people are just born great…