Category: Composer

Starting The Year On Your Left Foot

Podcast Episode Summary This week Joel Hurd, one of the producers on the podcast, talks with composer and educator Brady Massey, who spent more than 20 years as a band director in three different school districts in Arkansas (Hoxie, Trumann, and Pocahontas), and is currently Director of Bands at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Joel talked with Brady just after he had given a talk at Amro University, which is a 2-day event in Memphis for college... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, July 16, 2022

The Importance of Practicing Correctly

Podcast Episode Summary In this episode of the After Hours Director Spotlight, Nick Averwater talks with Randall Standridge. Randall is best-known as a highly respected composer and arranger, but he was also a band director for many years. We'll learn about his early career working in a rural public school district, his techniques for teaching students how to practice the right way, and more. Our conversation is broken up in to two episodes, and this is part one.   Podca... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Friday, September 24, 2021