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Virtual Teaching and Learning Resources for Music Educators

Members of NAfME Societies and Councils have provided these resources from their own original teaching experiences, music educators in their school districts, universities, communities, peers, or other trusted sources. We thank them for their assistance and commitment to NAfME members as we all pull together to keep educating and making music. We will be updating these resources frequently. 

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Music In Our Schools Month® 2021: “Sound of My Heart” Song Bracket

Music In Our Schools Month® 2021 “Sound of My Heart” Song Bracket By NAfME member Elizabeth Caldwell This article was originally published on the Organized Chaos blog. This year the Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®) theme is “Music: The Sound of My Heart.” Although I’ve been celebrating MIOSM in some form or fashion since my first year of teaching, this year is going to be different because of the pandemic as well—our district is in a hybrid model, with some students in person and some participating live online, so not everything I’ve…

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Tomas Cotik playing Brahms on violin

Resources for Learning the Violin Audition Excerpt: Brahms Symphony No. 1, Mvt. 2, Solo

Resources for Learning the Violin Audition Excerpt: Brahms Symphony No. 1, Mvt. 2, Solo By NAfME Member Tomás Cotik Copyright © by Tomás Cotik – All rights reserved. The April 2021 issue of Teaching Music will include an article by Tomás Cotik on recording guidelines for recorded auditions. This is article two of six supplementing that upcoming article. Below, you will find a brief introduction about the piece followed by a couple of recommendations of orchestral recordings and a list of concise advice that focuses on solving the usual problems that…

March 2021 Marks the 36th Music In Our Schools Month®

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfMEcatherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000   March 2021 Marks the 36th Music In Our Schools Month® This Year’s MIOSM® Theme Is “Music. The Sound of My Heart” RESTON, VA (February 25, 2021)—This March, music educators and music students will be celebrating music education in their school communities demonstrating how “Music. The Sound of My Heart” resonates with them. This is the theme of the 2021 observance of Music In Our Schools Month®. The impact of music education on the lives of students during this particular…

2021 MIOSM Logo of a heart that reads "Music The Sound of My Heart"