EPISODE 22: ROBERT HERRINGS, DIRECTOR OF BANDS, HENRY MIDDLE SCHOOL, CEDAR PARK, TX

Going out of town for Thanksgiving? Our interview with Robert Herrings would make for great listening on that long car ride. Robert has some fantastic advice about objectives in band, what new teachers should do when they don’t know what to do, and programming for every kid in your ensemble.

Mr. Herrings has hands down one of the most impressive bands I have heard. The intro and outro music is Robert’s band performing Candide Suite: The Best of All Possible Worlds arranged by Clare Grundman and Grainger’s Shepherd’s Hey, respectively. You can also search Henry Middle School Band on Youtube for more impressive video and recordings from Robert Herrings and the Henry Middle School Band.

Special thanks to Chip De Stefano for the connection and for co-hosting this interview.

“The biggest shoes you have to fill are your own.”

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