Volume 70, Number 3
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More Bridges, Fewer Walls: Building Connections with Communities in Your Orchestra Program and Beyond!
By Liz Dinwiddie, Blair Williams, Rachel Dirks, and Lindsay Fulcher
Music educators who provide community-building activities for students strengthen their programs as well as their students’ connections to each other.
Celebrating All Learners, Part I: Expanding Our Vision to Reach Students with Disabilities and Special Needs
By Stephen J. Benham
The shift toward more positive attitudes for inclusive education brings with it a change in teacher understanding about what students with disabilities can and should be expected to accomplish.
An Overview of Pedagogical Materials for the Double Bass
By Joel Braun
This survey strives to include a diverse list of resources that offer concrete and practical benefits to both students and teachers ranging from beginning to advanced levels.
A Fancy Bow Stroke: Mastering the 3+1 Ricochet
By Tomas Cotik
The 3+1 ricochet absolutely can be learned. Exploring the action of the bow and discovering new kinesthetic feelings will help make this stroke seem almost effortless.
Learn from Our Experience: Advice to First-Year Orchestra Teachers
By David A. Pope
Contributors: Kelton Burnside, Brian Coatney, Scott Laird, Jessie Lewis, James Palmer, Amber Svetik, Andrea Szarowicz, Laura VanderWoude, and Gretchen Zunic
Teachers continue to grow and thrive as educators because they have created a support system of colleagues to help them through the stressful and difficult times.