Monthly Archives: February 2017

Preparing Percussionists

Unlike many of their fellow band members, percussionists have the task of not only mastering one instrument, but every instrument in the percussion section. This leaves an even greater challenge for band directors. As a band teacher with first-time band students, percussionists usually come in abundance and also find themselves unengaged. With limited class time, […]

The Importance of Theatre Festivals

Last weekend, artsii had the pleasure of attending the Virginia Thespian Festival hosted by Virginia Tech. This wasn’t the first theatre festival artsii has traveled to, and it definitely won’t be the last. Aside from the event being a blast, it was also an awesome educational experience for high school theatre students! Our mission at artsii […]

Get Warmed Up for Your Next Dance Class

Getting ready for your next dance class takes more than practicing the steps. Dance class demands energy, stamina, and a 100% effort. To do all of this, you need to properly warm up. Warming up steadily gets blood pumping to your muscles and increases your heart rate. In doing so, you reduce the risk of […]