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Whether you teach an ensemble or general music classroom, what has been a most effective strategy to help with effective classroom management?
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How do you structure each class/rehearsal time to cover what’s needed yet not result in a too-predictable routine that might decrease interest?
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How do you introduce a piece of music to your ensemble, especially if you fear it might not result in immediate acceptance by the musicians because of their part, the style, or the perceived difficulty level of the work?
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How do you help students develop effective practice habits?
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