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My first Zoom Session Q&A for OSUSTW

What an experience to be the focus of a Zoom Q&A about 3 videos I created for OSU’s String Teacher Workshop 2020. Everyone brought good questions and opinions to the discussion. There is anxiety over the 2020 school music start. Please give orchestra/band teachers...

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OSU String Teacher Workshop is on!

So excited to share String Teaching ideas with the 240 participants of OSU String Teacher Workshop. Dr Bob Gillespie and his amazing team have created a virtual workshop in a very short time. It is interactive, has hang out time, Chat sessions, Q & A’s with...

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Orlando, National ASTA, String Riffs Reading Session

Getting excited for this year's National ASTA Convention in Orlando.  Thursday at 2:15 come to Celebration Rooms 9/10 for the String Riffs reading session.  There should be 13 instruments available for participants to read and enjoy String Riffs.  Arrive early for...

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Reward Musicians – NEW String Riffs Instrument Magnet

Thanks to Chris Donlon, his students, and String Riffs, these indoor/outdoor magnets are great rewards, just cuz, or for yourself for being an awesome string teacher.  $3.50 each.  The inspiration for the titles comes from Celebration Performance Set 4's...

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String Riffs Orchestrocity Car Magnets

Free magnet of your choice from a String Riffs Booth at OMEA, AzMEA, or Nat. ASTA 2020, or multiples for $2.50 each thru StringRiffs@gmail.com. Let me know how many of each you need, and how quickly you need them. Thanks to Chris Donlon and his students’ imaginations...

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Get to know String Riffs thru Convention Freebies

New compositions and teaching tools are available thru StringRiffs.com, but to start the conversation and get to know String Riffs music, Convention Freebies provide insight into useful, adaptable teaching tools and music. Hope to see you VMEA, OMEA, AZMEA, and...

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San Antonio, thinking of attending TMEA 2020

I really enjoyed meeting the educators I met this summer in San Antonio at TODA 2019.  Hoping many of you enjoyed your free pieces and scale sheets you received in San Antonio, or thru your email. If you have not received pieces from me, pm me and I’ll forward trial...

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