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NAfME National Conference

Join your fellow music educators in Orlando, where we’ll come together to lead our profession’s direction, engage with each other as colleagues, and inspire one another to guide our music students to excellence. Don’t miss powerful sessions, rousing student performances, and the chance to connect with music educators from around the nation! NAfME is also excited to bring the All-National Honor Ensembles back to the National Conference. Make your plans now to attend “Amplify the Future of Music: Opening Doors for All Students,” the 2019 NAfME National Conference! Early bird rate ends September 6.


A Message for Members: We’re Improving Your Online Member Experience!

  This July, NAfME will unveil improvements to your online member experience. We are doing this to provide a smoother, more secure experience for members. Our new membership system will enable you to quickly and easily … Login to view or update your account Renew your membership Create your own secure password Access members-only benefits including online journals and discounts on resources Here’s what you need to know: On July 1, the member renewal function on the NAfME website will be shut down for four weeks so we can begin…

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Washington, DC, Music Education Association Chapter Relaunches

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Catherina or (571) 323-3395 Washington, DC, Music Education Association Chapter Relaunches National Association for Music Education Announces New Chapter in the Nation’s Capital RESTON, VA (June 14, 2019)—The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) proudly announces the new federated music education association relaunched in the nation’s capital, the DC Music Education Association (DCMEA). Since January 2019, a small group of volunteers has met virtually and in person to strategize, review bylaws and a mission statement, and elect officers. The next in-person meeting will be held June…

Guitar Class in the Lone Star State

Guitar Class in the Lone Star State Number 19: The State of Texas By Thomas Amoriello, Jr NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Today the NAfME Council for Guitar Education visits Randy Maguire who is currently the Guitar Director at Pebble Hills High School in El Paso, Texas. The mission of the Pebble Hills High School guitar program is to help students reach their full artistic and academic potential. Learning will take place in a supportive environment that allows students to develop their skills and perform for their peers…