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2020 All-National Honor Ensembles

The NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles (ANHE) represent the top performing high school musicians in the United States. So much more than a musical showcase, the ANHE program is a comprehensive and educational experience. The 2020 ensembles will meet at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, under the leadership of top conductors in the field of music education. Ensembles include: Modern Band, Guitar Ensemble, Mixed Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Deadline to apply: May 1.

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Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books, Part Three

Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books, Part Three By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair Music can take you many places, and today with the assistance of authors and artists, we visit Paraguay and Harlem. Since the previous “Music in a Minuet” publications of “Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books” (Parts One and Two) there has been a continued positive social media reception. I am proud to share that the Illinois Music Education Association‘s state journal reprinted an edited version of the first…

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Oxford Symposium on the History of Music Education

  Oxford Symposium on the History of Music Education The Oxford Symposium on the History of Music Education will meet at the University of Mississippi in Oxford from Wednesday, June 3 – Saturday, June 6, 2020. Oxford Symposium—Keynote Speakers   Elizabeth Anne Payne, Professor Emerita of History in the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History at the University of Mississippi, taught women’s history, religion, and courses in late nineteenth and early twentieth century American history. She holds a Master of Theology from Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University and…

Vision 2020: Did We Make Key Changes?

Vision 2020 Did We Make Key Changes? By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the January 2020 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “Never limit your vision based on your current resources.” ~ Michael Hyatt Are you a member of your state music education association? Are you actively involved? Are you proud of the association? Do you feel confident in its abilities to serve its members and most importantly—all students? If not, are you making key changes to refresh the vision?   In 1969 the…

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