Welcome To The Paige's Music
Director Resource Site

On this site, we aim to celebrate you, the directors we serve. We know there are so many of you who work so very hard to provide a top quality music education to your students and we simply want to highlight you and your efforts.

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Spotlights & Tips

Director Tips – Sam Rhinesmith

Last week’s spotlight was on Sam Rhinesmith, retired Director of Bands at North Central HS in Indianapolis. Sam’s interview was the first in our “Legends” series. More Legends will follow in the coming months/years. And, if you have any suggestions on which Legends or...

Sam Rhinesmith – Director Spotlight

Today, we offer a new series in our Directors Spotlight interview project. We are calling it our “Legends” series. Our first ”Legends” interview is with Mr. Sam Rhinesmith, retired Director of Bands at North Central HS. Sam has also enjoyed a second career with...

Director Tips – Wendy Higdon

Wendy Higdon, Co-Director of Bands at Creekside MS, recently joined us on the Director Spotlight. Check out how she approaches Advocacy in her program, her recruiting process and her tip for young educators in Finding an expert! Approach To Advocacy   Recruiting...

Music Truths

Music Education Helps Develop Originality

Music education helps develop originality and flexibility, which are key components of creativity and innovation. ~ © Craft, A. (2001). An Analysis of Research and Literature on Creativity and Education. Report Prepared for the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority....

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Benefits Of Music Include Concentration

More benefits of music for children include learning cooperation, sharing, compromise, creativity, and concentration – skills that become invaluable as they enter school, face new challenges, and begin to form new friendships and develop social skills. ~ © 2015...

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Music Classes Improve Brain Processes

Researchers found that after two years, children who not only regularly attended music classes, but also actively participated in the class, showed larger improvements in how the brain processes speech and reading scores than their less-involved peers. ~ Nina Kraus,...

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