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Studying Voice during a Pandemic – Part 2

Studying Voice during a Pandemic – Part 2 Thoughts from Five University Voice Professors By NAfME Member Linda McAlister This is sponsored by Schmidt Vocal Arts,sponsor of the 2021 Tri-M Music…

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Singing Lessons

Studying Voice during a Pandemic – Part 1

Studying Voice during a Pandemic – Part 1 Thoughts from Five University Voice Professors By NAfME Member Linda McAlister This blog is sponsored by Schmidt Vocal Arts, sponsor of the 2021…

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2019 ANHE mixed choir rehearsal male singer

Guidance for Choral Instruction This Fall

Guidance for Choral Instruction This Fall The NAfME Council for Choral Education Is Here to Help   Coinciding with the release of the updated Fall Guidance for Music Education from…

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An Abridged Choral Director’s Guide to the Male Voice Change

Research-to-Resource An Abridged Choral Director’s Guide to the Male Voice Change By NAfME Member Ryan Fisher This article first appeared in the February 2020 issue of UPDATE: Applications of Research…

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Virtual Choirs

Virtual Choirs Student Thoughts on Taking Performance Online By NAfME Members Bobby Olson and Scott N. Edgar   If your social media feed is anything like mine, it has been…

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The Students’ Voice during the COVID-19 Disruption (Part 1 of 2)

The Students’ Voice during the COVID-19 Disruption (Part 1 of 2)  “I’ll Miss Having My Second Family” By NAfME Member Scott N. Edgar   We, as music teachers, have been…

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Top 10 Most-Read Music Education Blogs of 2019

Top 10 #MusicEd Blogs of 2019 As we come to the end of 2019, we wish you and your students a very joyous holiday season and best wishes in the…

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2018 All-National Honor Ensembles mixed choir performing on stage under the direction of Dr. Amanda Quist

556 Students from 47 States and Territories to Showcase Talents in Orlando, Florida, November 7–10

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristen Rencher at NAfME kristenr@nafme.org or (571) 323-5898 556 Students from 47 States and Territories to Showcase Talents in Orlando, Florida, November 7–10   RESTON, VA…

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multi-racial group of older students stand outside of their school buildings. One student is carrying another student on their back.

Music Education and Social-Emotional Learning

Music Education and Social-Emotional Learning The Heart of Teaching Music  By NAfME National Conference Presenter Scott N. Edgar, Ph.D. Join NAfME today It’s Monday morning, and your students come into…

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Blue Valley Northwest High School choral singers

Being the “New Teacher”: Making a Smooth Transition

Making a Smooth Transition  How do you follow a successful and beloved high school choral director? By Kevin Coker This article was first published in the August 2015 Teaching Music…

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