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NAfME Endorses the Advancing Equity Through the Arts and Humanities Act

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has endorsed the Advancing Equity Through the Arts and Humanities Act (H.R. 7627), introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13). If passed, the bill would create a new Advancing Equity Through the Arts and Humanities Program that would be carried out jointly by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Music and the arts play a vital role in America, but unfortunately, not all citizens have the same level of access to quality music and arts…

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Using Technology to Enhance Your School Concert

Concert Technology Using Technology to Enhance Your School Concert By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. I will never take for granted the ability to sit down in person with other people and play music together. One thing the pandemic especially took away from musicians was this ability, and more specifically, the ability to perform together for our community. The excitement of having LIVE (non-virtual) performances is palatable for our students and audiences. Some performance mitigations that were previously necessary to get back to this point used technology and can…

Retirement Prep Top Ten Treasures

Retirement Prep Top Ten Treasures A Treasure Chest of Tips for Living the Dream! By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article originally appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. Advice from a Happy Retiree Are you retiring soon? Thinking about “taking the plunge” and “Crossing the Rubicon” into your “second beginnings” or “next chapter” of senior life? No matter how busy you are now, you need to “take five” from your work or personal to-do’s and review the following recommendations from past blog posts at this site. Consider this a personal…

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