Unlimited [Christian Book] ✓ Meet the Musicians: From Prodigies (or not) to Pros - by Amy Nathan ✓


  • Title: Meet the Musicians: From Prodigies (or not) to Pros
  • Author: Amy Nathan
  • ISBN: 9780805077438
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Hardcover

  • The musicians of the New York Philharmonic were kids once too How does a kid who just wants to play baseball make the transition to creating beautiful music Musicians from many different sections of the New York Philharmonic share how they became involved in music as kids and how their careers have progressed since then They also have some helpful advice, such as break dThe musicians of the New York Philharmonic were kids once too How does a kid who just wants to play baseball make the transition to creating beautiful music Musicians from many different sections of the New York Philharmonic share how they became involved in music as kids and how their careers have progressed since then They also have some helpful advice, such as break down pieces you re learning into small, reachable goals play it as beautifully as you can, even if it s just a scale make up words to go with the melody you re studying to learn it fasterWith exclusive interviews, helpful hints, and a kid friendly approach, this book is an all access guide to the world of classical music.Meet the Musicians is a 2007 Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Year.
    Amy Nathan
    My books cover a wide range of topics, from women s history to dance to allowances to how to make practicing a musical instrument or doing homework less of a hassle However, all my books have something in common They introduce you to amazing people whose stories have inspired me and, I hope, will spur you to keep following your dreams, no matter what kinds of obstacles may pop up from time to time that may seem to block your way These people found ways around the obstacles they encountered They all have fascinating stories to tell I m glad to have had a chance to get to know them so I can share their stories and ideas with you through my books With many of the people I write about, I was lucky enough to be able to interview them I love interviewing people, speaking with them to find out about what they like to do, how they ve handled the different challenges they ve faced in their lives, and what advice they have for kids today I also love reading about people who lived long ago, something I did for COUNT ON US, which tells the story of women who pitched in to defend the nation from the Revolutionary War on As a kid growing up in Balti, my favorite books were biographies and historical fiction I remember walking down to my neighborhood branch library every week during the summers after fifth, sixth and seventh grades, to check out yet another biography I also enjoyed seeing plays as a kid, and acting in them too sometimes, which is another great way to see the world from another person s point of view I ve learned so much from the people I ve written about in my books I hope their stories and the advice they have for young people will help you with challenges you might face Such people as Astonishing dancers from top ballet and modern dance companies, several of whom didn t have the stereotypical classical ballet body type, but who still managed to find their way to in the world of dance you can find out about them in MEET THE DANCERS Outstanding musicians of the New York Philharmonic who, amazingly enough, didn t always like to practice when they were kids and have advice for kids today who may feel that way, too MEET THE MUSICIANS Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and other classical and jazz soloists, many of whom took a while as kids to get into the groove of regular practicing until they discovered for themselves the joy and the fun of music making THE YOUNG MUSICIAN S SURVIVAL GUIDE Gutsy female pilots who flew fighter planes for the Army in World War II when that was definitely not something most people thought a woman should do YANKEE DOODLE GALS COUNT ON US A courageous young woman who stood up for her rights at a lonely bus stop in North Carolina back in the summer of 1952, doing her part in the face of grave danger to help bring about the end of the Jim Crow era TAKE A SEAT MAKE A STAND Some mighty clever kids who found ways to make homework less of a chore and uncovered the secret to getting a raise in their allowance THE KIDS ALLOWANCE BOOK SURVIVING HOMEWORK.


    Commentaires:

    Adrienne Bagnato
    Written for young audience (4th - 5th grade maybe) explores the childhood and path to the NY Philharmonic. Interesting collection of musicians from varying backgrounds - highly recommended for young musicians - nice practicing tips.

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