Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released The Drummer’s Lifeline: Quick Fixes, Hacks, and Tips of the Trade by Peter Erskine and Dave Black.

The book offers practical solutions for various drumming situations, and includes over 80 practice, performance, recording, gear, and industry tips, care and maintenance solutions, music business advice, warm-up exercises, Instructions on choosing, changing, and tuning drumheads and a glossary.  

Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO? Tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

Click here to nominate a director 

On the Road

Do you have a story to tell about taking your school music groups on the road? SBO wants to hear about it!

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