Frank Perez

Conductor • Trombonist • Artist

Benjamin Zander

The Transformative Power of Music


Abigain Washburn

Building US-China Relations


Charles Hazlewood

Trusting the Ensemble


Victor Wooten

Music as a Language


Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way


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MUSIC WEBSITES FOR KIDS!


San Francisco Symphony Kids'

http://www.sfskids.org/


Kids Public Radio

http://www.kidspublicradio.org/


Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids

http://www.dsokids.com/


Smithsonian Jazz

http://www.smithsonianjazz.org


Jazz Kids

http://www.jazzkids.com/


New York Philharmonic Kids

http://www.nyphilkids.org


Smithsonian Global Sounds

http://www.folkways.si.edu/#


Classics for Kids

http://www.classicsforkids.com/


Songs To Sing In The Car

https://www.titlemax.com/songs-to-sing-in-

the-car-for-kids/



MUSIC - INSTRUMENT ORG


International Trombone Association

http://www.trombone.net


International Double Reed Society

http://idrs.colorado.edu/


American Drum Association

http://www.americandrumline.org/


International Saxophone Association

http://www.saxophone.org/


National Flute Association

http://www.nfaonline.org/


International Trumpet Guild

http://www.trumpetguild.org/


International Clarinet Association

http://www.clarinet.org/


International Horn (French Horn) Society

http://www.hornsociety.org/


International Tuba-Euphonium Association

http://www.iteaonline.org/



MUSIC - ORGANIZATIONS


The Midwest Clinic

http://www.midwestclinic.org


College Band Director's Association

https://www.cbdna.org/


American String Teacher Association

http://www.astaweb.com/


American Choral Association

http://www.acdaonline.org/


Music Educator's National Conference

http://www.nafme.org/


Conductors Guild

http://www.conductorsguild.org/


Custom Batons

http://www.custom-batons.com/



MUSIC - JOURNALS/RESOURCES


The Instrumentalist

http://www.instrumentalistmagazine.com


Tim Reynish

http://www.timreynish.com


Brass Band World

http://www.brassbandworld.co.uk


Band World

http://bandworld.jeffnet.org


Downbeat Magazine (Jazz)

http://www.downbeat.com


Jazz Times Magazine

http://www.jazztimes.com


FREE MUSIC


Complete Marches of John Phillip Sousa

Scores+Parts & Recordings by the U.S. Marine Band

http://www.marineband.marines.mil/AudioResources


Free Band Music - Full Scores!

http://www.bandmusicpdf.org/


IMSLP: Petrucci Music Library

http://imslp.org/




DIGITAL RECORDING


Sure: Audio System Guide for Educators

http://cdn.shure.com/publication/upload/401/us_pro_audiomusiceducators_ea.pdf


Sure: Microphone Techniques Live Sound Reinforcement & Recording

http://cdn.shure.com/publication/upload/395/us_pro_al1568_recordingsound.pdf


The Soundrum – A great site explaining the ear, sound physics, applications and brief historical chronology.

http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/


Sound Pressure Level, Decibel Table, Loudness Comparison Chart

http://www.sengpielaudio.com/TableOfSoundPressureLevels.htm


Musical Instruments – Waveforms & harmonics of instruments

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/music/musinscon.html#c1


Fun video for your students on sound

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ovMh2A3P5k



DIGITAL RECORDING–iPad Apps


Stereo Mic Position Calculator (Free)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stereo-mic-position-calculator/id438632818?mt=8


Digital Audio Tools – Bit Depth Calc, Decibel Meter, Tone Generator, Oscilloscope, Metronome ($.99)

http://www.performanceaudio.com/apps


Decibel Meter – Decibel 10th (Free)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/decibel-10th/id448155923?mt=8


Tuner (Equal Temperament & Just Intonation) – TE Tuner ($3.99)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tonalenergy-chromatic-tuner/id497716362?mt=8


Multi-track recording – MultiTrack DAW ($9.99)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/multitrack-daw/id329322101?mt=8


Microphone Encyclopedia – MicLopedia

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/miclopedia-microphone-encyclopedia/id389149884?mt=



FINANCIAL RESOURCES


FREE Annual Credit Report

https://www.annualcreditreport.com/


The Rule of 72

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/ruleof72.asp


7 Habits of Highly Effective People

https://www.stephencovey.com/7habits/7habits.php


Rich Dad, Poor Dad

http://www.richdad.com/Home.aspx


Tom Hopkins Sales Seminars

http://www.tomhopkins.com/


Suze Orman

http://www.suzeorman.com/


Social Security Planner

http://www.ssa.gov/retire2/

I've dedicated this page to some of my favorite links and musings.  Hopefully you will find these thought provoking and fun!

                  Enjoy!!!

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