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Directors Circle

Nov 21, 2018

In this episode, Greg Johnson shares his experiences on leading his jazz program at the Marin School of the Arts. Topics discussed include: teaching improvisation, gaining appreciation for all styles of music, programing repertoire, and utilizing experience as a professional musician to motivate students.

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Nov 15, 2018

Dr. Ryan Beeken shares his thoughts of effectively connecting with students and building a choral program of over 300 musicians during his time as an educator in public schools. In addition to his work as the director of choral studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Beeken frequently serves as a clinician...

Nov 15, 2018

In this episode, Jeff Ball discusses his approach to building a band program of over 350 students at the Grand Street Campus in NYC and conducting the Brooklyn Wind Symphony around the country in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall. 

Nov 15, 2018

In this episode, Scott Sheehan discusses his thoughts on leadership, advocacy, and serving as a leader for the National Association for Music Education and Pennsylvania Music Educators Association.