Articles Tagged As Daniel Berard

Q&A with Yamaha Master Educator Daniel Berard

Daniel Berard is the assistant director of bands at Wakeland High School in Frisco, Texas. Prior to this, he served as the director of bands at Grain Valley High School in Missouri and Fossil Ridge High School in Colorado. Berard was part of the team that opened Fossil Ridge in 2004 and oversaw the explosive growth of the award-winning […]

Meet Yamaha Master Educator Daniel Berard

In his inspirational and practical presentations, Daniel Berard, the assistant director of bands at Wakeland High School in Frisco, Texas, shares his experience of starting with nothing but a blank piece of paper and a vision.  He helped build support systems comprised of community members and parents to create a thriving program. He brings knowledge […]

Case Study: Building a High School Band Program from Scratch

Yamaha Master Educator Daniel Berard started the music program at a brand-new high school. His tips can help new and established programs.

5 Tips to Build a Band Program from Scratch

You need a clear vision to build a successful band program at a new high school.

Advice from Yamaha Master Educator Daniel Berard

Be You Always strive to be the best version of you, but be you. I’ve been very fortunate to have had wonderful influences, both personally and professionally, and there was a point in my career when I thought that if I just copied those people, their words, their gestures, their mannerisms, etc., I would be […]

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