Online Concert Band and Strings Methods

For K-12 Programs. For Free. Forever.

Sequential video tutorialsSheet musicAssignmentsAssessmentsLearning management system

Online Concert Band and Strings Methods

For K-12 Programs. For Free. Forever.

Video tutorialsSheet musicAssignmentsAssessmentsTrack progress



3,500+ video tutorials, sheet music, and assessments are fully integrated into our online LMS to save you time.


Practicing Musician will be provided to K-12 music programs completely free of charge, forever. Learn how.


Designed by writers of the National Core Arts Standards, Model Cornerstone Assessments, and music educators like you!

Practicing Musician
is ideal for:

  • Personalized Instruction

  • Mastery Learning

  • In-Person Teacher’s Aid
  • Flipped Classroom


We offer free workshops and webinars for k-12 educators to help you get the most out of Practicing Musician.


Shannon Waldo

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Director of Bands, Billings R-IV School District

Dr. Frederick Burrack

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Co-Chair of Model Cornerstone Assessment Development, Director of Assessment, Kansas State University

Reese Burgan

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Adjunct Professor, Lone Star College

Dr. Bret Smith

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Professor, Faculty Legislative Representative, and Assessment Coordinator at Central Washington University

Catherine Stadulis

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Band Director, Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle

Caitlin Brock

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Band Director and VAPA Department Head, Lynwood Unified School District

Mary Ellen Hodges

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Stanislaw Hoholuk

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Music Teacher, Bishop Kearney High School in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rochester, New York

Valerie Coolidge

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