music research

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. Hotel room block rate ends February 27.

Learn More


Call for Nominations: General Music Today Editorial Committee Members and Columnists

Call for Nominations: Two GMT Editorial Committee Members and Three Columnists   General Music Today (GMT) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles of interest to general music professionals at all levels. These articles describe successful practices, share teaching strategies and/or materials, and suggest new ideas or issues of concern in general music. General Music Today is accepting nominations for TWO positions on the GMT Editorial Committee (2018–2024) Request for Applications for Editorial Committee General Music Today is seeking nominations for members of the editorial committee. The members of the…


Helping Students Identify Beauty in the World, and in Themselves

Helping Students Identify Beauty in the World, and in Themselves: Music Educator Award™ Finalist Darren McCoy Nominate a teacher by March 15, 2018. Applications due by March 31, 2018. The GRAMMY Museum Foundation and the Recording Academy have chosen 10 finalists for the 2018 Music Educator Award. Eight of the finalists are NAfME members as was last year’s winner, Keith Hancock of Tesoro High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Teachers are encouraged to apply for the 2019 award by March 31 by visiting Participating in the application process makes…

NAfME Reacts to President Trump’s FY19 Budget Proposal

NAfME Reacts to President Trump’s FY19 Budget Proposal The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is profoundly disappointed in the Trump Administration’s budget proposal for FY 2019.  The proposed budget request calls for the elimination of several key education programs that play an important role in providing supplemental support for music education.  Once again, this proposal calls for the complete elimination of the Every Student Succeeds Act’s (ESSA) Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grant, otherwise known as Title IV, Part A.  Created by Congress through bipartisan support, this program…