I sit down with my interlochen co-worker, Will McLaughlin and chat him up on what it's like teaching middle school band in TX. I also check in with Brandon on our "Going to Grad School" Segment to hear about his Highlight of the Week.
We welcome Brandon Buterbaugh to the Tenuto family with our new Segment, "Going to grad school." We will be checking in on Brandon weekly for his "Highlight of the week" as well as other things that are going on in his grad school life. This will be a new segment every week and then another interview will follow like in previous episodes. Check it out!
What advice would you give your first year teacher self? That's a question that I ask everyone on the podcast, and we have the answers from all the Big Ten Directors. We wrap up the Big Ten Tour with some segments of the directors giving younger teachers advice. The tour is officially over and Tenuto is going back to interviewing teachers other than BIG Ten marching band directors. Here is a link for the NAFME article mentioned in the podcast http://ow.ly/Ss8330eGrsI
This week we sit down to talk to Anthony M. Falcone, the director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhusker Marching Band. If you like what you are hearing, please like us on Facebook and share the podcast!
The new Spartan Marching Band Director comes on the podcast to discuss taking on his new position of leading the Spartan Marching Band. David is the first recurring guest of the show (see episode 16) and we have a great time discussing topics from his interview process to his goals for the season.
I sit down with Kevin Kastens who has been directing the Hawkeye Marching Band in Iowa for 20 years. We discuss what it takes to stay in such a great position for so long and what it means to him to be a Big Ten Director.
Graduate Assistant from WVU, Brandon Buterbaugh, joins the podcast to talk about his student teaching experiences and why he decided to head to West Virginia University next year instead of entering the field of teaching.
In ten minutes, I tell you what has been going on in my crazy life down in Northern Virginia. We talk all about my last field trip and what made it a success! As well as my call one parent a week rule.. interesting stuff that you don't want to miss.
Assistant Director of Bands, David Thornton, sat down with the Tenuto Podcast to discuss why music education is important in schools today. David recently joined the Michigan State faculty in 2015 and we discuss some of the similarities and differences he is facing now between high school and college as well as his session at Midwest this year, "Make a Decision: Your Musical Viewpoint is Valid!"