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Preparing Students for Auditions

Preparing Students for Auditions Three Areas to Consider By NAfME Member Tom Sabatino This article was originally published on “Cued In,” the J.W. Pepper blog.   It never failed. Late…

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Cultivating Perspectives and Practices

A Society for Music Teacher Education SymposiumSeptember 12–14, 2019, in Greensboro, North Carolina The Society for Music Teacher Education, a society within the National Association for Music Education, is looking…

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NAfME Hill Day 2019 Recap

On June 19, music educators gathered in the Rules Committee Hearing Room of the Dirksen Senate Building for the 2019 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Hill Day. More than…

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Intimidating Improvisation Simplified

Intimidating Improvisation Simplified Focus on the Blues By NAfME Member Sarin Williams   Like many music educators today, my background was strictly in classical music—until I sought out an independent…

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Guitar Class in the Yellowhammer State

Guitar Class in the Yellowhammer State Number 22: The State of Alabama By Thomas Amoriello, Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   In this edition of “50 States of…

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History of the Guitar in the United States

History of the Guitar in the United States  By Ricardo Paz  NAFME Council for Guitar Education Member Director, Capital High School Guitar Program, Santa Fe, New Mexico   Nineteenth-Century Guitar…

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Guitar Class in the Sunflower State

Guitar Class in the Sunflower State Number 21: The State of Kansas By Thomas Amoriello Jr NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   In this edition of “50 States of…