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Heidi Sarver

Charlie Brown, Director.

It’s Not About A Title

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(This post was first written as part of SARV BLOG. It is reproduced here with some edits by the author.) I loathe the end of the school year. I cannot stand goodbyes. I don’t even go to commencement because I might break down into tears. Frankly, I hate endings. There is, however,…

5 Years Have Flown By

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As I scan through years and years of posts to this blog I see that I (and now Jen Ables) have kept our posts to business: leadership, drum majoring, band, etc. I noticed that at no point was the passing of George N. Parks noted in this blog beyond the…

Introducing the Fermata Cutoff

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DMA @ Kutztown University (offered by Vivace Productions, Inc.) is well underway! The students are working very hard on their conducting basics and were introduced to the mechanics of the “hold and cut” technique: a short fermata and how to cut the band off at its conclusion.  Sean Donnelly – staff member and Director of Bands at Bishop Hendricken High School in Rhode Island – gives students individualized instruction and assistance in this quick video clip!