Instruments & Gear

Maple Leaf Strings’ LS130 5-string violin combines the 4 strings of the violin, with the C string of a viola, so that beginning strings teachers are able to demonstrate the part a violin, a viola, or a cello, all while using the same instrument.

This helps the students by being able to hear their parts played in the correct key and octave, and positions them to learn at a faster rate.

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.

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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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