The Maestro

The Maestro

by Tecumapese Morning Star

Paperback(Original ed.)

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Kozel Danko is an average twelve-year-old boy living with his family in Prague the Czech Republic. He has been discovered by his music teacher to have extraordinary musical talent. He has been playing the piano since the age of five. Now that he is in the sixth grade he is eligible to play in the band and orchestra. He is asked by his music teacher if he would like to learn how to conduct and he accepts. Kozel is asked to try and conduct the school orchestra. He tries and succeeds. He is asked to conduct the orchestra in concert. He is to conduct a very difficult selection. He is once again successful. He conducts another difficult piece of music at the school's spring concert and is seen by the director and conductor of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra. He is invited to conduct the symphony orchestra in concert. Follow Kozel as he tries to be successful as a serious student and professional conductor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781663534514
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 07/15/2020
Edition description: Original ed.
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Before starting his writing career, Tecumapese Morning Star, Tec to his friends, was an elementary school librarian and teacher. After leaving the education field, he worked in the fast-food industry, the hospitality industry, and the retail industry. Tec is a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. Has a diploma for writing for Children from the Stratford Career Institute and has a diploma in freelance writing from the Penn Foster Distant Learning Center. He has one son and three grandchildren.
Tec in his free time practices and teaches karate. He holds the rank of Soke, tenth-degree black belt. He also has a Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts and Sciences. He also holds a third and fourth-degree rank in two other styles. Tec also plays saxophone in a local community wind symphony and jazz ensembles. Tec and his family are of Native American descent and enrolled members of the Appalachian Shawnee Tribe.

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