by Tim Lautzenheiser and Cristi Miller.
Keep the lines of communication open! This helpful resource for busy music teachers includes 24 sample letters to parents, teachers, administrators and community leaders on topics specific to K-8 choral and classroom music. Created by music advocate Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and elementary music specialist and composer Cristi Miller, all the letters are included in book form and on an enclosed CD-ROM for downloading and personalizing as needed. Also included are helpful hints on using the book, creative ways to use the letters, and a wealth of related links and resources. Topics include: The Importance of Parental Support, Music and Discipline, The Value of Music Beyond Performance, Motivation, Being Part of a Musical Community, Parent Talent Bank, Special Unit Study, Field Trip, Concert Etiquette and much more! For Grades K-8.