2015 Best Tools for Schools Awards
Editors and guests of Timeless Communications—publishers of MMR, School Band & Orchestra, PLSN and more—announce the winning products in the annual Best Tools for Schools Awards. Discover what leaders in classroom music education have chosen at the 2015 NAMM Show as the most relevant and innovative products for schools in the new year.
Best Teaching Tool for Young/Elementary Students
Everyday Improvisation from Alfred Music
Best Teaching Tool for Beginner Students
Clarinéo in C from Nuvo Instrumental, Ltd.
Best Intermediate Teaching Tool
Augmented Sheet Music from Weezic, SAS
Best Advanced Teaching Tool
Mixcraft from Acoustica, Inc.
Best Student Reward Incentive
SmartMusic from Make Music, Inc.
Best Innovative Teaching Tool
Xkey37 from CME-Pro
Best Percussion Teaching Tool
Heavy Hitter Quadropad Practice Pad from Vic Firth
Best Jazz Teaching Tool
Play Along Series from Hal Leonard Corp
Best Concert Band/Orchestra Teaching Tool
Sound Innovations Series for Concert Band or Orchestra from Alfred Music
Best Marching Band Teaching Tool
ErgoSonic Marching Bass Drum, from ErgoSonic Percussion, LLC