Bruce Chidester
  • Male
  • Branson, MO
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share

Bruce Chidester's Discussions

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Prelude No.4” By Frederic Chopin/ arr.Chidester for Brass Quartet

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Prelude No.4”By Frederic Chopin/ arr.Chidester for Brass Quartet …Continue

Started Jun 14

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet…Continue

Started Mar 6

On Which Paper Is It Best To Print Your Music?
2 Replies

Has this ever happened to you?You have a quick page turn in your concert and the next two pages are stuck…Continue

Tags: music, printing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Weaver Jun 15.


Bruce Chidester's Page

Profile Information

Current School Band Website
Undergraduate College/University
Augustana College Rock Island, Ill.
Graduate Institutions
North Texas State Denton, Tx.
Current School or School District Affiliation
Prof. Emeritus University of Northern Iowa

Bruce Chidester's Blog

Which Comes First, Technique or Musicality?

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 8:08pm 0 Comments

This question is much like the chicken or the egg issue. Which should be taught first? One camp believes that without technique, nothing can be played and the other camp asks the question “what good is technique if it isn’t musical”. Both have their cases and in this post I will try to…


Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of MS Band Director to add comments!

Join MS Band Director

At 4:46am on June 15, 2017, Russ Weaver said…


If you like brass quartets...


Sponsored Links

Keep this site member supported.

Membership donations keep corporate presence to a minimum.  Support this grass roots collaborative effort today with your tax-deductable contribution.  No support is too small.

Latest Activity

Fred Domulot replied to Russ Weaver's discussion Free Quality Concert Band Literature!
Sue Mark updated their profile
Sep 27
Bridget MacDonald is now a member of MS Band Director
Sep 22
Russ Weaver's video was featured

Instrument Showcase Video

Beginner band students at AC New Middle School demonstrate the instruments that are available for students that choose band as an elective.
Sep 17

© 2017   Created by GHN.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service