the importance of attitude
The greatest single factor that will determine the success of any individual or organization is attitude. The “right attitude” must be present along with sincerity, concentration, and dedication. Such an attitude makes an artistic performance inevitable and is the factor, which makes the difference between a winning organization and a mediocre group. You who are in band are a favored few. The band can do much for you. Make the most of it in every rehearsal and performance.
PRACTICE IS EXPECTED AND REQUIRED
The better you play, the better the entire ensemble plays. Individual practice is necessary and should be viewed and encouraged with the same enthusiasm as is homework in other subjects.
The following suggestions are a vital part of receiving a satisfactory grade in class and becoming a better musician.
See Daily Practice Routine (p.??)