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Meet the 2024 Biennial NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education Conference Keynote Speaker: Omar Thomas

Meet Acclaimed Jazz Musician, Educator, Arranger, and Award-Winning Composer Omar Thomas The conference takes place September 25–28, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia, and registration is open. Described as “elegant, beautiful, sophisticated,…

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202 NAfME Members Named 2025 GRAMMY Music Educator AwardTM Quarterfinalists

202 of the 2025 Music Educator AwardTM Quarterfinalists Are NAfME Members The Music Educator Award Is Presented by The Recording AcademyTM and the GRAMMY Museum® The Recording Academy™ and GRAMMY Museum® has announced 215…

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2024 Call for Applications: SRME Executive Committee

2024 Call for Applications: SRME Executive Committee The Society for Research in Music Education seeks applications for three vacancies on the Society’s Executive Committee (EC). The term for service is six years,…

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Rediscovering Recreational Listening through Music Listening Clubs

Another Perspective: Rediscovering Recreational Listening through Music Listening Clubs By NAfME Member Lisa D. Martin  This article first appeared in the December 2023 issue of Music Educators Journal.  It was…

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How an Organization’s Behavior Affects Student, Staff, and Community Interpretation

How an Organization’s Behavior Affects Student, Staff, and Community Interpretation An Educational Response to the New York Philharmonic By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl and Richard Roberts “I have always…

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22 NAfME Members Named 2024 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence

22 NAfME Members Named 2024 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence On May 7, NAfME Music Education Policy Roundtable and corporate member CMA Foundation honored 30 music educators during Teacher…

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Enriching Spanish-Speaking English Learners’ Experiences in the English Music Classroom

Enriching Spanish-Speaking English Learners’ Experiences in the English Music Classroom By NAfME Member Nabile Anahí Galván García This article was first published in the April 2024 issue of Journal of…

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Ensuring Legitimacy and Viability in Music Industry Education

The Viability and Legitimacy of Current Music Curricula By NAfME members José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University of Florida, and Thaddaeus Bourne Traditionally, music education has tended to neglect the practical…

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Rest, Recreate, and Recharge over the Summer

What do you do to rest, recreate, and/or recharge over the summer? Seven Music Educators Share Their Thoughts This article first appeared in the April 2024 issue of Teaching Music.…

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The H.E.A.R.T. Model for Inspiring Growth through Experiential Learning and Resilience in Music Education

The H.E.A.R.T. Model for Inspiring Growth through Experiential Learning and Resilience in Music Education By NAfME Members José Leonardo Leon, D.M.A., Florida Atlantic University, and José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University…

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