Category: Guest Editorial

Overcoming Weakness

When I first began teaching at Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona five years ago, the plan was to build a successful high school choral program.

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Grant Writing: Shaking the Money Tree

Grant writing is not hard, just a little time consuming. Whether you’re an instrumental or choral instructor, grants are out there for your use. My suggestion for everyone is: “Go for it.” The worst they can do to you is say no. However, if you don’t even try, you will never know if there is a “Yes” out there.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

In today’s environment of budget cuts and ever increasing demands on teacher time, this song from The Clash seems like an appropriate anthem for music programs across the country.

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