Matthew Black is the associate director of bands at Carmel (Indiana) High School, five-time Bands of America Grand National Champion. He has taught ensembles in Drum Corps International, Bands of America and WGI Sport of the Arts.

Best Practices for Online Rehearsals

And there it was … the email that said we were limited to online-only rehearsals for summer band camp. With COVID-19 numbers rising locally and our governor restricting mass gatherings, putting hundreds of band members in a room together would not be possible.

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