Links & Resources

Listed below are various websites and books that may be of use to you as you begin your teaching career. Some of these sources were used in the creation of this handbook.

Kansas Bands Listserv
The Kansas Bands Listserv is a Yahoo Group that allows you to ask questions to band directors from around the state.

ChoralNet.net
Resources and communications for the global choral community.
www.choralnet.net

The Choral Public Domain Library
Begun in December 1998, CPDL is one of the world’s largest free sheet music sites. You can use CPDL to find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers.
www.cpdl.org

Kansas Music Teachers Online Community
This group is a place to ask questions, share ideas, “talk shop” and get to know fellow music teachers across the state. Group membership is open to any Kansas music teacher, whether they are a KMTA member or not.
www.ksmta.org/onlinecommunity.php

Music Theory websites
Online Community
If you are looking for online resources for teaching music theory, check out these sites:
www.teoria.com
www.emusictheory.com

Internet Resources for Band Directors
This is a listing of various resources from general information to literature lists; band associations to recording sources.
musicweb.rutgers.edu/windband/bandlinks1.htm


Books

The First Days of School
Wong, Harry K., and Rosemary T. Wong. Mountain View, CA: Harry K. Wong Publications, Inc., 1998.

Getting Started with Middle Level Band
Reul, David G. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1994.

Getting Started with High School Band
Zerull, David S. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1994.

Strategies for Success in the Band and Orchestra
Various Authors. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1994.