Tags: How to Get in Shape

  • As a musician, your posture is the foundation for creating a masterful sound. Whether it is your mother telling you to “sit up at the dinner table” or your band director telling you to have “taller posture” during rehearsal, most of us have repeatedly been told to have better...

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  • “How does a kid that is so quiet get in so much trouble?” A man I did not know posed this question to me as he was observing three of Easley High School’s drummers and myself practicing on a band room table. I was in the eighth grade, and...

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  • If you’ve been on a marching band field, you’ve probably heard of using push-ups as “negative reinforcement” for making a mistake during rehearsal. No, I am not about to go into detail about negative and positive reinforcement usage with adolescents and youth; that would be the job of another...

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