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  • Dr. Shayna Stahl Makes Wildcat History

    Mike Lawson | June 12, 2021After hearing that Dr. Shayna Stahl had made history on May 7 as the first woman in 118 years to be appointed director of athletic bands for the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats, SBO reached out to find out more about the career path of this dynamic educator. Read More...
  • Up Close: Eric Whitacre

    SBO Staff | April 26, 2021Composer, conductor, and musician Eric Whitacre on the importance of musical connections Read More...
  • Virtual and Reality: Q&A with Eric Whitacre

    Barbara Schultz | April 7, 2021Composer, conductor, and musician Eric Whitacre chats with Barbara Schultz about his mentors (and tormentors) and the perseverance required for success. "I had this idea that I was like an indie band, and I needed to collect a group of supporters, one person at a time," he notes. Read More...
  • RealTime Audio Box Pro Tested, and It Works!

    SBO Staff | March 19, 2021The Future of Remote Ensemble Performance is Here! Read More...
  • RealTime Audio Box Pro Tested, and It Works!

    Mike Lawson | March 6, 2021SBO editor-in-chief Mike Lawson notes how RealTime Audio is tackling the issue that latency poses for virtual performances by distanced students. Their “Zoom for musicians” approach to video works with impressive new Box and Box Pro Ethernet audio streaming devices that fit in the palm of your hand. Read More...
  • Hal Leonard, Over 70 Years Later: A print publisher’s perspective on moving online

    SBO Staff | February 12, 2021The almost instantaneous change in customer needs brought about by COVID-19 led to a company-wide refocusing of resources and priorities to support music education. Read More...
  • Deezle: Drum Major to Super-Producer

    Victoria Wasylak | February 6, 2021Before any of the Grammys, production credits, or platinum records arrived, it was just Deezle and his saxophone. Darius “Deezle” Harrison recalls his formative days in school bands before his ascent to super-producer status. Read More...
  • Dr. Jim Frankel

    SBO Staff | October 21, 2020Meet the man behind MusicFirst, the resource that every music educator needs in 2020 (and beyond) Read More...
  • Sing and Rejoice!

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020History and Tradition at St. Olaf Choir. Read More...
  • Barbershop Goes to School: The Quinton Township School Music/Choral Program

    SBO Staff | November 22, 2019In Quinton, New Jersey, groups of four or more students from a pre-K to eighth grade township school are wowing audiences, as well as some of these older, more seasoned barbershop groups. Read More...
  • Barbershop Harmony Society

    SBO Staff | December 19, 2018Next Generation Barbershop gives youth a foundation for a lifetime of singing. Read More...
  • Universal Orlando Resort’s Awesome Expanded Workshops!

    SBO Staff | September 5, 2017Universal Orlando Youth Programs have expanded the music/film offerings for its STARS Performance Program workshop. Read More...
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