Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA)

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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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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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President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request and Key Educational Priorities

President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request and Key Educational Priorities By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager On March 11, the Biden Administration released its Fiscal…

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The “New” Model for Modern Music Education

The “New” Model for Modern Music Education  By Dan Mack  This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Lang Lang International Music Foundation®. I once had the pleasure of giving…

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Brazilian Pop: Shaping Global Music Ed

Brazilian Pop Shaping Global Music Ed By Beatriz Galatti Pedro and NAfME member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. University of Florida “Brazilian Pop: Shaping Global Music Ed” presents a comprehensive exploration…

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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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Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom

Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom Honoring Students’ “Funds of Knowledge” By NAfME Member Chiao-Wei Liu  This article was first published in the January 2024 issue of Journal of General Music…

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Black Music Matters

Black Music Matters By NAfME Member Dr. Baruch Whitehead  This article was first published in the Winter/Spring 2021 issue of College Music Symposium. Many music organizations, conferences, and schools have…

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How do you make your classroom an inviting and welcoming space for all students?

How do you make your classroom an inviting and welcoming space for all students? Five Music Educators Respond This article first appeared in the October 2023 issue of Teaching Music.…

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Navigating Divisive Concepts Laws

Navigating Divisive Concepts Laws Resources for PK‒12 Music Educators By Karen Salvador and Ryan D. Shaw[1] Divisive Concepts Laws (DCLs)[2] are legislative and executive actions that restrict teaching, professional learning,…

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