Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students draws from credible research and established approaches to offer practical applications for the variety of music classrooms teachers face today, many of which are not ideal. Kevin Mixon shares successful techniques for recruiting and retention, garnering program support, teaching for diverse learning styles and exceptional students, classroom management, and teaching notation, composition, and improvisation.
Kevin Mixon has taught in varied urban, rural, and suburban environments. His ensembles consistently receive the highest ratings at festivals and are widely recognized for achievement. He publishes and presents regularly on several topics related to music education, and his growing list of published compositions for band and orchestra reflect and respect student diversity.
Chapter 1 Foreword to the Second Edition Chapter 2 Foreword Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Introduction: New Perspectives Chapter 5 Getting Students Started Chapter 6 Maintaining Interest Chapter 7 Gaining Support Chapter 8 Time and Student Management Chapter 9 Multisensory Teaching Chapter 10 Including Exceptional Learners Chapter 11 Introducing Notation Chapter 12 Improvisation and Composition