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The C.O.N.N.E.C.T. Framework: Face-to-Face Networking for College Students

The C.O.N.N.E.C.T. Framework Face-to-Face Networking for College Students  By Ari Meyerowitz and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. Abstract This article explores the profound impact of face-to-face networking in college,…

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What Is the Most Important Thing You Want Your Students to Learn from You?

What is the most important thing you want your students to know and be able to do as a result of their time with you in music class/rehearsal this year?…

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Honoring Music Educators

Honoring Music Educators The CMA Foundation’s Music Teachers of Excellence Program By NAfME Member Shawna Longo  The blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member CMA Foundation. During the 2023 CMA…

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NAfME Endorses the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act

NAfME Endorses the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is dedicated to ensuring access…

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The Importance of Proper Instrument Setup

The Importance of Proper Instrument Setup A Guide from Kennedy Violins By Joel Kennedy  This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Kennedy Violins. Since 2000, Kennedy Violins has been…

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NAfME Elects Cecil Adderley 2024–2026 National President-Elect

NAfME North Central, Southern, and Western Division Presidents-Elect Also Elected On February 9, 2024, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announced the 2024–2026 National President-Elect, Cecil Adderley, elected by…

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Integrating Fashion into Music Education

Integrating Fashion into Music Education By Riley Highfield and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University of Florida This academic article delves into the intricate relationship between fashion and music, examining…

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Using a More Loving Language

Using a More Loving Language Kind Words Have Power By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly…

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GRAMMY Music Educator Award

NAfME Member Annie Ray Named 2024 GRAMMY Music Educator AwardTM Honoree

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 National Association for Music Education Member Annie Ray Named 2024 GRAMMY Music Educator AwardTM Honoree HERNDON, VA (February 5, 2024)—The…

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State and National Policy Trends on Artificial Intelligence

State and National Policy Trends on Artificial Intelligence (AI) By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager Since generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) models made their way into the…

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