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Another School Year, Another Musical Growth Spurt

Music Lessons Help Students’ Skills Progress
Here we are in August. Many students have already returned to school or will soon. Band and orchestra instruments cleaned, tuned and ready to take on another year in class.

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Yamaha Sax Artist George Shelby Rocks the House to Benefit Band of Angels in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (February 6th 2016) – Yamaha saxophone artist George Shelby rocked the house on Saturday, February 6th to help benefit kids in need at the Band of Angels Heart Strings Gala.

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Blue Springs Education Foundation Honors Ted and Betty Meyer with Spotlight on Giving Award

Ted and Betty Meyer were honored with the Blue Springs Education Foundation’s (BSEF) Spotlight on Giving Award at the annual fundraising breakfast held March 1, 2016 at the Adams Pointe Conference Center.

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An Off Season Guide to Care & Maintenance of your Percussion Instruments

If you sometimes feel tired after a long practice session, imagine the wear and tear on them, since they are taking a literal pounding by all types of sticks and mallets.

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Like Shoes, Kids Outgrow Orchestra Instruments

When is the right time to move your child to a larger orchestra instrument?

It’s inevitable. Children seem to outgrow things just as soon as you buy them. Much like shoes, clothes, sports equipment and more, your child outgrows his or her orchestra instrument too.

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2015 Band of Angels Instrument Drive

Join us to kick off the 2015 Band of Angels Instrument Drive:

Friday, August 28: Watch the Fox 4 News Morning Show, we’ll be talking about Band of Angels from Ruskin High School.

Saturday, August 29: Join us at our Overland Park location, along with Fox 4 and the Saturday morning show. And, if you have an instrument gathering dust, bring it in.

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Many Instruments Donated to Band of Angels have a Special “Melody”

Mighty Melody and her father, Kaleb, continue a family legacy with a touching Band of Angels donation.

Band of Angels was founded in 2010 as a partnership with WDAF-TV Fox 4. Its mission is to collect music instruments and help fund the purchase of music instruments for children in need who want to study music, but whose family financial situations, unfortunately, get in the way of their dreams to join band or orchestra.

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Music Camp 101

Tips for Surviving (and Enjoying) Music Camp

Twenty years from now, some of your best memories from high school will probably include the time you spent at summer music camp. But right now, you’re just thinking about how hot it’s going to be and making sure you arrive with everything you need.

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What Band Directors Need to Know About Yamaha Drums

From One Head Drumline Instructor to Another

Brandon Graves, University of Kansas Marching Jayhawks’ head drumline instructor, knows a thing or two about selecting and caring for marching band drums. Not only does he oversee KU’s Marching Jayhawks’ drumline programs and exercises,

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Tom Meyer Receives National Award

The Patrick John Hughes Parent/Booster Award annually recognizes the extraordinary commitment, dedication, support and sacrifice of music parents and boosters around the world by shining a spotlight on an individual who exemplifies these qualities.