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Developing Tone Quality, Intonation, Concert Repertoire, and Classroom Management through Unison Playing in Performing Ensembles

Always Start from the Beginning Developing Tone Quality, Intonation, Concert Repertoire, and Classroom Management through Unison Playing in Performing Ensembles By NAfME Member Robby Burns Every year I teach band,…

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Meaningful Learning: Using Music Tech to Save Time for Making Music

Meaningful Learning Using Music Tech to Save Time for Making Music By David Newman, sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member uTheory In this post, educator David Newman shares ways teaching technologies…

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Connecting Students’ Love of Music to Music Class

Connecting Students’ Love of Music to Music Class By Serena Robinett, sponsored by Soundtrap What music do your students listen to on Spotify, YouTube, and TikTok? Do they listen to…

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Applicability of Digital Learning Strategies (DLS) in Teaching General Music, Guitar, Ukulele, and Piano

Applicability of Digital Learning Strategies (DLS) in Teaching General Music, Guitar, Ukulele, and Piano By Lauma Kazaka, sponsored by Solfeg.io  Since 2017 the team behind Solfeg.io music education app has…

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Research Shows Software Improves Students’ Sight-Reading Skills

Research Shows Software Improves Students’ Sight-Reading Skills By Dr. Amy Bovin, sponsored by MusicFirst Music reading skills were frequently at the top of my to-do list as a high school…

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Building Community through Music

Austin High School Building Community through Music By Ron Freiheit, sponsored by Wenger   The music program at Austin High School (AHS) in Austin, Minnesota, was growing. By 2018, it…

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Rehearsing during COVID-19

Rehearsing during COVID-19 How to Effectively Sing, Play, and Build Ensemble Skills during Remote or Hybrid Teaching By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. I miss conducting my ensembles!!! To…

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Music Theory Meets Technology: Engaging Students during COVID-19

Music Theory Meets Technology Engaging Students during COVID-19 By Darren LaCour, sponsored by Artusi   University music theory educator Darren LaCour reflects on his experiences before and during the pandemic,…

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Online Learning in the Ensemble Class?!

Online Learning in the Ensemble Class?! Use Technology and Distance Education to Teach Ensemble Classes Remotely By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A.   The emergency school closures due to…

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Guitar Class in the Constitution State

Guitar Class in the Constitution State Number 43: The State of Connecticut By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   In this edition of “50 States of…

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