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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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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend the Collegiate Advocacy Summit!

Five Reasons Why You Should Attend the Collegiate Advocacy Summit!How You Can Make a Difference By Collegiate NAfME Member Nick Hoskins Throughout my college career, ever since I stepped foot onto my college campus, I have always wanted to seek different ways to foster leadership and be a driving force among my peers. When I first started as a freshman, I did not know exactly what Collegiate NAfME was, or that my school had a chapter. Once I heard that it was something that was beneficial for music education majors,…

The 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles Conductor Spotlight: Dr. Michael Quantz

The 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles Conductor Spotlight:   Dr. Michael Quantz Throughout the month of March, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) will be sharing profiles of the 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles (ANHE) conductors, who will lead the nation’s most elite high school musicians in Orlando, Florida, November 25-28. These exceptional musicians will gather at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to showcase their expert musicianship and perform a gala concert celebrating music education and the arts. Dr. Michael Quantz is a pioneer in guitar ensemble curriculum and classroom education for guitar students. Dr. Quantz,…

Music as a Mirror

Music as a Mirror: Music Educator Award™ Finalist Michelle Droe Melissa Salguero was named the 2018 Music Educator Award honoree. Nominate a teacher by March 15, 2018Applications due by March 31, 2018  The GRAMMY Museum Foundation and the Recording Academy chose 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…