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The Artful Entrepreneur

The Artful Entrepreneur Strategies for Visualizing, Conceiving, Believing, and Achieving By NAfME Member José Leonardo Leon, D.M.A., Florida Atlantic University The fusion of artistic performance and entrepreneurial principles has emerged…

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Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic and Latino/a/x Music Educators

Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic and Latino/a/x Music Educators: A Literature Review By NAfME Member Ruben James Alcala This article first appeared in the OnlineFirst articles of Update: Applications of Research…

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A Teacher’s Legacy: The Influence of Gratitude

A Teacher’s Legacy: The Influence of Gratitude By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl   “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”—Henry Brooks Adams Improved Health…

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Transforming Universities into Music Entrepreneurship Hubs

Transforming Universities into Music Entrepreneurship Hubs By Charlie Duprey and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. Introduction and Context In a world where the melodies of music continuously evolve, the…

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Tough Blows: An Educator’s Story of Defying the Odds

Tough Blows: An Educator’s Story of Defying the Odds Narrated by NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl with quotes by Wayne Magee “It’s not about the cards you’re dealt, but…

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Building a Path: Music Entrepreneurs and Advertisement Opportunities

Building a Path: Music Entrepreneurs and Advertisement Opportunities By NAfME Members Derris Lee and José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. Abstract: This article explores the opportunities for graduate-level music majors to venture…

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The Power of Fair Pay in the Music Industry

The Power of Fair Pay in the Music Industry A Message and Lesson Plans for Music Educators  By NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. and Chris Shelton Music educators have…

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Planning for the Inevitable

Planning for the Inevitable Navigating Challenges in and out of the Classroom By Amy Kraft and NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “The tests we face in life’s journey are…

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Leading by Example: Making Key Changes in Your Career

Leading by Example Making Key Changes in Your Career By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “There comes a time in your life when you focus solely on what you…

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Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning

Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning By NAfME Member Jan Scott Presented Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in…

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