Band Whisperer, The - A Practical Guide to Making Beautiful Music
This text employs common-sense teaching tools developed by master educator David Morrison to help band directors in all ranges of experience and expertise continue to improve their art and craft_find their best game_in the development of beautiful characteristic ensemble tone; superb intonation; rhythmic accuracy; and exceptional balance and blend, articulation, technique, and musicianship. But just having the tools is not sufficient for success. The real key is using personal intuition_whispering_to effectively wield those tools. In the tradition of horse whisperers, dog whisperers, and baby whisperers who calm and otherwise transform their charges, The Band Whisperer examines how technique and aesthetics combine to move the hearts and minds of musicians and their audiences. 160 pages.