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January/February 2020

  • Music and the 16 Habits of Mind: Persisting and More

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020The 16 Habits of Mind can be used to enhance mastery of music concepts, techniques and skills. Read More...
  • Universal Music Education

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020As we enter the third decade of the twenty-first century, the time has come for music educators to stop pussyfooting around and advocate for universal music education. Indeed, it is long past time. We should stop wasting valuable time – time that belongs to us and to the children in our care – and we […] Read More...
  • A Guide To Microphone Types

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020There are three types of microphones, each with a different design philosophy and each with a different sound, which can sometimes make one type work better than another in certain applications. Read More...
  • Sing and Rejoice!

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020History and Tradition at St. Olaf Choir. Read More...
  • Disney Songs in the Curriculum: The Bare Necessities

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020Disney songs can be powerful in the music curriculum. They are rich resources that can enliven learning, contain powerful messages and lessons and help engage students in an important part of popular culture. Read More...
  • A Better Approach to a Bid Process

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020The email arrived on a Monday. “Dear Travel Planner:” These never end well. They were requesting an itinerary and price quote for a five-day trip flying cross-country to New York City. Four months from now. A specific checklist that had very few actual activities, leaving a large amount of open time to fill…and a list […] Read More...
  • Three Unique Choirs Whose Praises We Sing

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020Have you ever stopped to think about the many different types of choirs and choruses that exist? Here are three of my favorites... Read More...
  • Unforgettable Extension Opportunities for Your Choirs

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020Having an outstanding choir program is half the battle. The other half is keeping the students, and yourself, encouraged and engaged year in and year out. Fortunately, there are some great extension opportunities available to your choirs. Let’s outline a few. Electrify Your Choir Rockstar Laura Kaye has created a program where you can bring […] Read More...
  • Pro Tips for Getting Grants!

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020Here are some hot tips (and some NOT tips) from someone who’s won half a BILLION (with a B!) dollars in grant funding. Read More...
  • Mix and Match

    SBO Staff | February 17, 2020A simple way of rewriting parts that allows us directors to adjust a score for changing circumstances. Read More...
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