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Higher Education Virtual Summit on Guitar Education

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is pleased to support the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) as a partner in furthering guitar education in the United States, along with…

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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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Creating Music with a Neurodiverse Population

Creating Music with a Neurodiverse Population 3 Strings Is Dismantling Music Education Inequality By Ruth LeMay, NAfME Council for Guitar Education North Central Division Representative This article first appeared in…

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The Season’s Greetings Guitarist Part 2

The Season’s Greetings Guitarist Part 2 Interview with Trans-Siberian Orchestra Guitarist Chris Caffery By NAfME Member Thomas Amoriello Jr., Past Chair of the NAfME Council for Guitar Education The Trans-Siberian…

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The 2019 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles Modern Band performed under the direction of Scott Burstein in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Bob O’Lary

540 Students from 45 States and Territories to Perform in the All-National Honor Ensembles

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristen Rencher at NAfME kristenr@nafme.org or (571) 323-5898 540 Students from 45 States and Territories to Perform in National Harbor, Maryland, in the All-National Honor Ensembles…

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Coping with Hearing Loss in a Music Education Setting

Coping with Hearing Loss in a Music Education Setting Teacher and Student By NAfME Member Edward J. Ercilla Presenting Coping with Hearing Loss in the Music Education Setting: Teacher and Student…

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Six Renowned Conductors to Lead the 2022 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kristen Rencher 571-323-5898 KristenR@nafme.org Six Renowned Conductors to Lead the 2022 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles The Nation’s Top High School Musicians to Perform in Six…

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Setting Up an Effective Guitar Classroom

Setting Up an Effective Guitar Classroom A Checklist By NAfME Member Glen McCarthy, sponsored by Guitar and Accessories Marketing Association Guitars: Ideally the school should own a classroom set of…

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10 Books to Improve Practice

10 Books to Improve Practice Part I: Why Practice Works By NAfME Member Kyle Oberhauser with contributions by Lori Schwartz Reichl We have all heard the phrase “practice makes perfect,”…

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Five Questions with Jazz Guitarist Will Matthews of The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

Five Questions with Jazz Guitarist Will Matthews of The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Immediate Past Chair To players in the jazz…

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