From fundraisers to irate parents and from meeting other teachers to measuring for new marching band uniforms, stories from a music teacher's first year on the job are shared in this light-hearted book. Centred on diary entries written during her first year as director of bands, choirs, and ensembles at a parochial high school, this book captures the surprises, joys, and woes of her hectic year. As a survivor and now veteran teacher, she also looks back on this challenging time and offers insightful reflections.
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(228mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Publisher: GIA Publications
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Author Biography - Catherine Bell Robertson
Catherine Bell Robertson is a high school music teacher. She lives in Hartland, Wisconsin. Tim Lautzenheiser is the founder of Attitude Concepts for Today and the author of The Art of Successful Teaching, The Joy of Inspired Teaching, and Music Advocacy and Student Leadership. He is a former ensemble director at New Mexico State University, Northern Michigan University, and the University of Missouri. He lives in Bluffton, Indiana.