Back To The Band Room – Part 2

Following on from last month’s thoughts on those first rehearsals following such a long gap in ensemble playing, here are some suggestions which I hope lead your band into confident playing again. Once again, I stress the value of time being taken in ‘warm-ups’ and unison playing at the commencement of all rehearsals to create […]

Back To The Band Room – Part 1 

Whilst we are all waiting for the ‘green light’ to be able to hold those first rehearsals, here are some approaches I have used (but do not claim to be original) for whenever! • Your excitement at returning to directing the band will be matched by the player’s anticipation and maybe to a certain extent […]