• From the Bow to the Baton—Getting the Most Out of Middle and High School Ensembles

    This session, featuring four of the country’s leading string educators and conductors, will focus on practical skills and knowledge for making immediate improvements in your middle and high school string ensembles. The first half of the session will focus on curriculum scope and sequence; shaping the sound of your orchestra; bowing fluency and rhythm; and […] Sourc […]

  • Join SMD at a NEW MUSIC Reading for String Orchestra Presented by Larry Clark at ASTA 2018

    Larry Clark will present NEW music for String Orchestra, focusing on the 2018-2019 catalog from Carl Fischer Music. Larry is Carl Fischer Music’s editor-in-chief, and he is known internationally as a conductor, composure, and his contributions to musicians.  He will conduct a reading orchestra through new titles and gives bullet points about each piece’s teaching […] Sourc […]

  • Michael John Trotta ‘Reading Session’ Hosted by Bert Fox at Lufkin Middle School, Raleigh, NC 4/9/18

    SCHOOL READING Come join Dr. Michael John Trotta and Bert Fox for a Junior High and High School Choir Directors’ In Service Day Reading Session on Monday, April 9, 2018, from 3:45-5:00 pm at Lufkin Road Middle School.  This event is free for all school district faculty and everyone who would like to attend!  Come […] Sourc […]

  • Michael John Trotta ‘Reading Session’ Hosted by Bert Fox at White Plains Methodist Church in Raleigh, NC 4/9/18

    SheetMusicDeals.com is proud to sponsor a Reading Session by Dr. Michael John Trotta hosted and organized by Bert Fox of Sacred vocal music for Church Choir. Please join us on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 pm at White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary, NC 27511. Bert Fox is Choir Master […] Sourc […]

  • Catching up with Larry Clark

    Catching up with Larry Clark Composer, Author, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Carl Fischer Music   Larry Clark is at the forefront of publishing music and books for school ensembles.  2017 has been an extremely fruitful year for him in producing new compositions and arrangements for band and orchestra, including Dream Engine, Power March, Angel […] Sourc […]

  • Louisiana Music Teachers Association 2017

    SheetMusicDeals.com is proud to support the Louisiana Music Teachers Association Convention.  Held at the University of New Orleans on October 12-13, 2017, this year’s LMTA Conference features Alfred’s piano publication presented in two action packed sessions: Piano for Life Alfred Showcase:  From Solo to Concerto:  Variety in the Studio Key Presenters at the conference are Dr. E.L. […] Sourc […]

  • Building Expressive Singing Through Quality Literature by Dr. Gary Packwood

    When I think about how to develop expressive singing in my Junior High and High School choirs, I am reminded of Stephen Covey’s book title, Start with the End in Mind.   Skill development, learning, drilling and memorizing occupies most rehearsal and private practice time.  In the midst of the long and complex road to performance, […] Sourc […]

  • Reading Session with Dr. Gary Packwood at the JSU Choral Symposium

    SMD is proud to sponsor a Reading Session by Gary Packwood on September 15 at the Jackson State University Symposium.  Dr. Packwood is the Program Administrator and Director of Choral Activities at Mississippi State University.  He leads and conducts the Women of State, Men of State, and the MSU Singers. Prior to this appointment, Dr. […] Sourc […]

  • Reading Session for Sept. 11, 2017 with Dr. Leonard Raybon

    SheetMusicDeals.com is delighted to sponsor Dr. Leonard Raybon’s Reading Session at Mississippi State University’s Seventh Choral Colloquium organized by Dr. Gary Packwood. Dr. Raybon is a vocal teacher, Director of Choirs and Chairman of the Newcomb Department of Music at Tulane University in New Orleans.  He is the resident musical director and conductor of the […] Sourc […]

  • Reading Session for July 17, 2017 with Dr. Gary Packwood

    SMD is proud to sponsor a ready by Gary Packwood on July 17, 2017 at the Kentucky ACDA Summer Conference. Gary Packwood is an associate professor and serves as the Program Administrator and Director of Choral Activities at Mississippi State University, where he oversees all administrative aspects in the choral area and conducts the Women […] Sourc […]