This book’s for you!
It’s a cross between Chicken Soup for the Soul, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, and Conversations with God. If you liked any of those books, you’ll love this one.
In The Band Director’s Lessons About Life, author Donald Lee draws on his decades as both a band director and religion teacher to create modern-day parables from the classroom. People of any religious persuasion—or none—will be delighted and inspired by how these band-room vignettes shine a spiritual light on everyday experiences. The parables are short enough to read in the bathroom yet deep enough to ponder for days.
Every little event has a spiritual dimension—tuning the flute section, a terrible performance, a broken clarinet, and even the ugly band uniforms. You’ll recognize the characters, chuckle at their misadventures, and maybe even learn something about yourself. If you’ve been a kid, if you love music, this book’s for you!
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The Band Director's
Lessons About Life
Volume 1: 50 Parables on Life's Performance Cycle
What People Are Saying About
“The Band Director’s Lessons About Life.”
“The stories made me laugh. The reflections made me think. These lessons are for everyone.”
Journalist, Radio Host, TV Producer
“If you pick up this collection, consider that you found a treasure. I do. It both entertains me, and inspires me.”
Archbishop Gerard Pettipas, C.Ss.R.
Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan
“If you need a little boost in your life, this is the book for you.”
Past President, Toastmasters International
“Every chapter is a gem that helps one become a better person, a better student, and a better teacher. I will recommend this work to all my music education students. Bravo Donald!”
Dr. Tom Dust
Professor - Secondary Music Education
University of Alberta
“Lessons About Life is a well-written, insightful, inspiring work of art presented in a thoughtful, thoroughly enjoyable way. It's timely and highly applicable in today's world. Donald's students were blessed, and now readers will reap the same benefit.”
Editor with Eschler Editing