Norm Sands is a music educator, writer, blogger and an overall resources for music educators.  He has over 20 educational music publications on the market and continue to write advice articles for music publications. Currently a contributing writer for Southwestern Musician. He is a music expert from creation to marketing including composing, arranging, recording, producing, and note-setting for print. He is currently an elementary Music teacher for La Joya ISD.  This last school year Norm received the prized HEB Award for Excellence in Education and the Lifetime Achievement Award for Elementary Education.