The Cup Game - Video "how to" instructions on playing this fun, rhythmic game with cups. Could be a great start-of-day game for summer band camp.

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Ooga Horn for Ghosts in the Graveyard (Grade 1 Band, Alfred Publishing) - One of my most popular pieces for young band calls for an "Ooga Horn" in the percussion section. Click here for a sound clip and other information. Many bands use the optional "taxi horn" (brass horn w/rubber bulb), but it's much effective to use an actual ooga horn - the kind you'd find on an old fashioned Model-T car. For the ambitious director (like me), here's how to build your very own on the cheap!