Dan Belongia talks about the impact his band directors had on him throughout his career...beginning with the trombone through earning his doctorate. His love of repertoire and the importance of having positive energy in rehearsals are things he has learned. Today, Dan Belongia is driven to pass those traits and more on to his students in his role as Director of Bands and Professor of Music at Arkansas Tech University.
Charlie Menghini visits with some of the greatest names in wind band conducting, composing and arranging. The podcast also features regular visits with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, instrument specialists and music industry leaders as well as great college, high school, middle school and elementary band directors who give their thoughts on various aspects of being a band director.