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Band Talk with Charlie Menghini and Friends

Welcome to Band Talk, the only podcast where it is OK to "Talk in Band!"  

Mar 26, 2021

Dr. Karl Sievers shares insights on what he looks for in a student, how students should practice, how to overcome performance anxiety and a whole bunch more.  Pragmatic thoughts and information for teachers and students from one of the best in the business.

Mar 16, 2021

After teaching 42 years, Gary Brandes says ā€œIā€™m not there yet!ā€  A life-long band director and life-long learner, Gary advises listeners that the only way for us to advance our art form is to continue to grow as musicians, as teachers and as people.  A humble professional, Brandes talks about all who have...

Mar 9, 2021

Les Taylor shares stories about his life as a musician, teacher, composer, arranger and so much more.  From time he raised his hand in band to the early morning when he was awakened when the car he was riding in flooded out on the way home from a drum corps show.  Les tells great stories, provides insightful...