Pamela A Rezach
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  • Athens, AL
  • United States
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  • Michelle Devine
  • Karin Llyr
  • Laura K. Hartman
  • Amalie Niethammer
  • David Wright
  • Donald L Hofmeister
  • Kim Bircher
  • Mandy Hollingshead
  • Randy Cornell
  • Tom Tucker
  • Joshua Uhrich
  • Paul Lemen
  • Rebecca Sego
  • Dan Massoth
  • GHN

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Pamela A Rezach's Discussions

Concert Excitement from Audience - after the concert!

Greetings!The band works hard - most of the time - up to the day of the concert.  Everyone is ready and the excitement can be felt among the students. But what about the audience? I found a way to…Continue

Started Feb 16

A Practicing Motivator: Instrument Karate

Greetings!When I taught elementary music, I used Barb Philipak's Recorder Karate: a wonderful resource for getting students to love to play recorders!  Students changed from disliking recorder to…Continue

Started Feb 16

Reading Rhythmic Exercises While Improvising Pentatonic Pitches

Greetings!Last week a thought came to mind that turned out to be a fun activity for my sixth grade band.We were doing "our thing" as we rehearsed page 42 (rhythm reading) in the Essential Elements,…Continue

Tags: Pentatonic, pitches, Composition, phrases, Creating

Started Apr 14, 2013

Getting Students to Practice: Accountability

Greetings to All!As of two weeks ago I created a hand-out sheet to my 8th grade students for the purpose of helping the students know where they are in their ability to play the music - preparing for…Continue

Tags: Accountability, Contest, Music, Concert, Practice

Started Apr 14, 2013

 

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Pamela A Rezach replied to Mark Dodge's discussion Rhythm work
"In defense of publishers who create the method books: I understand they have only so much space in which to in-corporate the concepts that need to be included in the method books.  I am not condemning them.  But, the lack of repetition…"
Feb 23
Pamela A Rezach replied to Joyce Hibser's discussion Lesson plans
"Greetings to all: I am substituting for a high school technology teacher.  Her lesson plans have been so easy to follow! (I wish I would have seen them before I retired.) Never-the-less, I made a template based upon the lesson plans she has…"
Feb 21
Pamela A Rezach replied to Bruce Chidester's discussion On Which Paper Is It Best To Print Your Music?
"Hi Bruce, This information is a little late for me because of retirement.  I wish I would have known about it when teaching!  Thanks for sharing your paper discovery.  (Even though I no longer need to print much music, I will use it…"
Feb 21
Pamela A Rezach updated their profile
Feb 17
Pamela A Rezach posted discussions
Feb 16
Pamela A Rezach replied to Drew Carter's discussion middle school band leadership
"It is now 2017 and I just saw your message! Somehow I missed it in 2012. :-) In answering your questions: I taught until 2013 and continued to use this plan every year.  It was successful from the beginning.  I didn't do much to alter…"
Feb 16
Pamela A Rezach replied to Mark Dodge's discussion Rhythm work
"It's been a few years since I've participated on the website. I created a series of what I refer to as "training band" files.  I found them to be very beneficial when introducing new concepts to my middle school bands.…"
Feb 14
Pamela A Rezach replied to Mark Dodge's discussion Rhythm work
"It's been a few years since I've participated on the website. I created a series of what I refer to as "training band" files.  I found them to be very beneficial when introducing new concepts to my middle school bands.…"
Feb 14
Pamela A Rezach replied to Mark Dodge's discussion Unruly Drummers
"Not for performances but...one year I experienced a group of unruly drummers. Nothing seemed to work until I divided them (mallets and drums.)  I re-arranged the band chairs so there was room to put the mallets along one side of the band, close…"
Feb 3
Pamela A Rezach replied to Brian Nickerson's discussion Students unprepared for rehearsal
"I always kept elementary rhythms sticks handy.  If a student didn't bring his instrument or his music, he was asked to hold the rhythm stick in the same position as if it were his instrument - if at all possible. (He was to at least hold…"
Feb 3
Pamela A Rezach replied to Blake Long's discussion Motivation and accountability
"I am now retired, but when I taught middle school band, I created a "Wall of Fame."  This wall was in the school's main lobby.  I took pictures of students who deserved to be recognized for a variety of reasons: Excellent…"
Feb 3
Michelle Devine left a comment for Pamela A Rezach
"Thank you so much. Another gentleman emailed me the documents. Thank you anyway!"
Sep 10, 2015
Michelle Devine and Pamela A Rezach are now friends
Sep 10, 2015
Pamela A Rezach left a comment for Michelle Devine
"Michelle, I no longer have the website, but will be more than happy to send you (and any other member of MS Band Director) the requested files via e-mail. Contact me at prezach@hotmail.com I have deleted my MS blog about the website. …"
Sep 10, 2015
Michelle Devine replied to Pamela A Rezach's discussion Teaching the Concert Bb Chromatic Scale: A fun and successful approach!
"Pam, I know this thread is a year old now, but I thought I would reply and see what happens!  I have tried to find your website but cannot seem to find it.  Has your website address changed? Are you still running the site?  I am…"
Sep 10, 2015
Pamela A Rezach and Tom Tucker are now friends
Sep 23, 2014

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Current School Band Website
http://schoolmusicbypam.com
Undergraduate College/University
Union University, Jackson, Tennessee
Graduate Institutions
University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
Current School or School District Affiliation
Roberts Middle Schools, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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At 7:35pm on September 10, 2015, Michelle Devine said…
Thank you so much. Another gentleman emailed me the documents. Thank you anyway!
 
 
 

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