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2018 Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference

This biennial event provides a forum for music education researchers, music teacher educators, program leaders, music administrators, curriculum specialists, P-12 teachers, and graduate students in music education to encounter new, original, and high-quality research and pedagogical innovations that advance music education, thus shaping the future of the discipline and profession. NAfME members attend the biennial Conference at a preferred rate.

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Marisa Weinstein of Pittsfield, Maine, Named Recipient of the 2017 George N. Parks Award

    Marisa Weinstein of Pittsfield, Maine, Named Recipient of the 2017 George N. Parks Award from the National Association for Music Education and Music for All   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RESTON, VA (November 21, 2017)—The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announced that Marisa Weinstein, Director of Bands at Warsaw Middle School in Pittsfield, Maine, is the recipient of the 2017 George N. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education. Marisa received the award during the Opening Ceremony at the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis on Saturday,…

George Parks Award

Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies!

Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies! By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.” — Plato Things for Which Prospective Music Teachers and Students Majoring in Music Education Should Be Thankful . . . and on Which to Reflect Over This Holiday Season! Music educators and those training for this honorable career have many reasons to feel blessed. This Thanksgiving 2016…

Welcome to Amplify, NAfME Members!

Introducing Amplify – the Largest Community of Music Educators in the Country!   The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is delighted to announce that on November 16, we officially launched Amplify, our newest online platform – and the largest community of music educators across the country! NAfME Members have automatically been enrolled into this free, member-exclusive service. Amplify allows you to connect and converse with over 60,000 other music educators, leaders, and advocates. The platform also gives access to countless resources and community forums; perfect for young educators seeking…