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Lori Lyford with 2019 BHS/NAfME Award

NAfME Member Lori Lyford Receives 2019 BHS/NAfME Music Educator of the Year Award

  For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 NAfME Member Lori Lyford Receives 2019 BHS/NAfME Music Educator of the Year Award RESTON, VA (February 15,…

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No Harm, No Foul: Opportunities and Accolades

No Harm, No Foul Opportunities and Accolades By NAfME Member Audrey Carballo   I will step forward and speak on behalf of (al)most all my fellow music educators when I…

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In Memoriam Michele Holt

In Memoriam Michele Holt Executive Director of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association By Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the January 2019 issue of Teaching Music magazine.  …

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Inspiring Students through Creativity

Amplify: Inspiration Inspiring Students through Creativity By Christopher D. Azzara, Opus Leader and Presenter   We had two terrific days at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) 2018 National…

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Amplify the Future of Music: Opening Doors for All Students

The 2019 NAfME National Conference Amplify the Future of Music: Opening Doors for All Students By Denese Odegaard NAfME Professional Development Committee Chair and NAfME Immediate Past President The mission of the…

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Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration

Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration Frederick Burrack and Kelly A. Parkes Recognized as Lowell Mason Fellows By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article first appeared in the January 2019…

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“A Music Teacher Is All I’ve Ever Wanted to Be.”

“A Music Teacher Is All I’ve Ever Wanted to Be.”  Carolyn Bennett is the first music educator Teacher-in-Residence at the Library of Congress. By Lisa Ferber   This article first…

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Maintain Your Musicianship

Maintain Your Musicianship Dust Off Your Instrument and Experience the Benefits By NAfME member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the January 2018 teacher edition of In Tune…

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Sound Design and the Thrill of Theme Parks Harmonize as Universal Orlando Collaborates with NAfME

Sound Design and the Thrill of Theme Parks Harmonize as Universal Orlando Collaborates with NAfME By Teresa Crews, sponsored by Universal Orlando     At Universal Orlando Resort, one of…

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Guitar Class in the Gem State

Guitar Class in the Gem State Number 10: The State of Idaho By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Today we visit Idaho with respected guitar…

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