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Palen Music Center Quick Note

Monday, January 28, 2008


The PMC Quick Note is a weekly service provided to all area directors.  It is part of our mission to support the lives of band directors across the Midwest.  The weekly Quick Note contains helpful tips and suggestions from area directors, spotlights on area college and university band programs, calendars of upcoming events, advocacy articles promoting music education, links to helpful web resources, and much more.  Comments, suggestions, ideas, and articles are always welcome.


Looking for help on a particular topic? Be sure to check out our Quick Note Catalog of back issues.

Click to go to the CNN site to watch the videoHow NOT to Discipline Your Band Students

We pride ourselves with furnishing very helpful Quick Note articles. There are now 87 editions of the Quick Note that go out to over 500 band directors each week. All of the back issues are cataloged on our website and are searchable by keyword.

This week, we thought we'd step out of our normal article format and bring you a video that was recently featured on CNN news. I'm not sure this fits into our normal "helpful" article format, but the video speaks for itself. The story revolves around how NOT to discipline your band students. Click for the picture for the video link.

Contact Your Local Palen Music Center

Can we assist you with anything?  Please contact your local Palen Music Center school road representative for all of your music education needs.


(417) 882-7000
Bob Hopkins, Mike Brown, Jeromy Pope, and Jim Wilson
  Springfield North (417) 862-2700 Burl Williams
  Columbia (573) 256-5555 Robert Pitts
  Joplin (417) 781-3100 Wayne Blades and Zach Houser
  Liberty (816) 792-8301 Ken Crisp and Dick Murdock
  Broken Arrow (918) 770-6827 Mackey Amos and Mark VanVranken
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