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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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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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Making the Band: Modern Band in the K-3 Classroom

Making the Band Modern Band in the K-3 Classroom By NAfME Member Nicole Guimaraes  Presented Making the Band: Modern Band Method in the K-3 Classroom at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022…

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Arranging for Pedagogy

Arranging for Pedagogy A Creative Approach to Repertoire in the Modern Music Room By NAfME Member Heather Fortune Presenting Arranging For Pedagogy—A Creative Approach to Repertoire in the Modern Music…

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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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“My Students Make Almost All of the Musical Choices for the Ensemble” 

“My Students Make Almost All of the Musical Choices for the Ensemble” An Interview with 2022 All-National Honor Ensemble Modern Band Conductor Bryan Powell This year the 2022 All-National Honor…

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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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533 Students from 48 States and Territories to Perform in National Online Concert during Music In Our Schools Month®

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristen Rencher at NAfME kristenr@nafme.org or (571) 323-5898 533 Students from 48 States and Territories to Perform in National Online Concert during Music In Our Schools…

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Six Distinguished Conductors to Lead the 2021 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kristen Rencher 571-323-5898 KristenR@nafme.org Six Distinguished Conductors to Lead the 2021 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles The Nation’s Top High School Musicians to Perform in Six…

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Teaching the Core Arts Standards through Modern Band

Teaching the Core Arts Standards through Modern Band The “New” Standards Are Not So New Anymore By NAfME Member Bryan Powell Bryan Powell presented on “Teaching the Core Arts Standards…

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