Vol. 2 | No. 23 | By TUX People's Music Team
Vol. 2 | No. 21 | By Tyler Hudson
As summer reaches its peak, many music educators find themselves in an unusual liminal space between the end of the school year and the hustle and bustle of band camp/start of term. Moving from a packed schedule of twelve hour days and end of year madness into a more relaxed rhythm can be a whiplash-inducing experience—after all, what do you possibly do with all this time?
While some articles may suggest you spend this time studying up on literature and ripening your secondary instrument skills, I would like to propose an alternative option. Rest. Peace. Balance.
Vol. 2 | No. 19 | By Tyler Hudson
In the midst of year after year of “unprecedented times,” it can become increasingly challenging to feel anything less than stressed and overwhelmed. As competitions, requirements, parent needs, student needs, and year-end challenges compound, it can be difficult to find time to breathe, let alone have the motivation to “finish strong.” With this in mind, I’ve compiled a list of three tips to help us all keep our peace of mind.
Vol. 2 | No. 18 | By TUX People's Music Team
Many often lament that ensembles today are just “not interested in performing new music from living composers”. But oftentimes it really comes down to just simply not having the time to look to find these new works! Finding music in general can be utterly overwhelming and add in a time crunch…just picking some things from your music library and calling it a day can be quite alluring.
As a publisher, we are always on the lookout for fresh and exciting new music to share by equally exciting new composers. Today we are going to offer some of our favorite ways and recommendations for digging up fresh new materials for your next choral, band, or orchestra concert. Let’s make finding new and engaging music a breeze!