The Habits Series

The Habits series is making a worldwide impact on the lives of music educators and their students by providing sound pedagogical practices and methodologies. The mission of the Habits team is to provide teachers and students valuable resources that will help create a collaborative environment for music making AND to connect teachers and students in a significant way through music, love, passion, vision, and purpose.

The Habits team is made up of music educators who have spent over 150 years teaching in the trenches. Their real-world practicality and wisdom have endeared the series to thousands of music students and teachers and has helped cultivate a musical and personal culture of excellence.

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The Habits Series Resources

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Method Books for Students

The HABITS series offers a variety of method books for students covering all major instruments and choral performance for multiple grade levels. Click to explore by instrument and skill level.

Educational Resources for Teachers and Music Education Students

The HABITS Series also contains numerous publications for music teachers and directors. Here, find resources aimed towards improving the skillset and understanding for teachers of any grade range.

Supplemental Online Resources

Many books and resources in the HABITS series also have standalone web components such as HabitsUniversal (for our beginning band book). This section is always expanding, so be sure to check for updates regularly!

Did You Know...

Each student method book in the HABITS series is available digitally for access on any device of choice!

Even More!

Habits of a Successful Beginner Band Musician comes with a FREE digital access code printed on the inside cover!

All other Habits student method books are available digitally for $6.95 (a $3 saving compared to the physical edition).

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Meet the HABITS Team!

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HABITS Team Lead

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Middle School Band Lead

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Strings Lead

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Percussion Lead

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Choral Lead

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Music Education Consultant and Editor

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