Program Development

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How Tri-M® Music Honor Society Can Spotlight Your Music Program

How Tri-M® Music Honor Society Can Spotlight Your Music Program Considering the Two Pillars of Service and Leadership  By NAfME Member Jessica Fiedorowicz One of the wonderful things about having…

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How to Keep Music in Our Schools

How to Keep Music in Our Schools By NAfME Member Ashley Cuthbertson  This article first appeared on the A. Cuthbertson Consulting blog. Listen to this blog post by clicking the…

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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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Curriculum Design for the K-8 Modern Band Instructor

Curriculum Design for the K-8 Modern Band Instructor By NAfME Member Christopher Cavarretta Public education music classrooms vary wildly depending on the school size, location, budget, and resources available. Therefore,…

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Balancing Expectations with Meeting Students Where They Are

How do you balance expectations from administrators, parents, and others with the need to meet students where they are? Four Music Educators Share Their Approaches This article first appeared in…

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A Seat at the Table: Guitar Education in Virginia

A Seat at the Table Guitar Education in Virginia [1] By Kevin Vigil, NAfME Council for Guitar Education Southern Division Representative  This article first appeared in the Guitar Foundation of…

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An Evolution in Education

An Evolution in Education Supporting Our Administrators May Be the Key Change Needed By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Everyone needs help from everyone.” — Beroitt Brecht In April…

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Bring Music to Life in Your School Community

Bring Music to Life in Your School Community QuaverEd’s “Pumpkin Bones” will engage your whole school. Sponsored by QuaverEd Music is incredibly powerful. Having music in schools helps students use…

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I Lost My Wind Ensemble . . . And Saved My Music Program

I Lost My Wind Ensemble . . . And Saved My Music Program By NAfME Member Christian Robinson Presenting I Lost My Wind Ensemble . . . And Saved My Music…

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Starting Your Music Suite Right

Starting Your Music Suite Right A New Construction and Renovation Resource By Whitney B. Winkels, sponsored by Wenger Corporation  Designing the perfect music space can seem overwhelming, but you don’t…

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