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Ruth LeMay at 2019 NAfME national conference

Ruth LeMay Honored with NAfME Council for Guitar Education Award

Ruth LeMay Honored with NAfME Council for Guitar Education Award The NAfME Council for Guitar Education congratulates Ruth LeMay as the first recipient of the annual NAfME Council for Guitar…

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Five Reasons to Apply for the CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Award

Five Reasons to Apply for the CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Award By NAfME member Franklin J. Willis, sponsored by the CMA Foundation   Being a recipient of the…

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A Bigger Life: An Open Letter from a 3 Strings UnLoCkeD Southwest Parent

A Bigger Life An Open Letter from a 3 Strings UnLoCkeD Southwest Parent By NAfME Council for Guitar Education in collaboration with Parent Ms. Sarah Shea   “Michael finally fell…

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Instrumental Compositions for Special Learners and Friends

Instrumental Compositions for Special Learners and Friends Three Lessons for Immersion Settings   By NAfME Members Michele Kaschub and Janice Smith   Students with special learning needs are often included…

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Listening to the Diverse Voices of America’s Past

Listening to the Diverse Voices of America’s Past Singing and Moving with Primary Sources   By NAfME Members Carolyn Bennett and Jenny L. Neff, Ed.D.   Recently, my students learned…

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Four Students Named Winners of NAfME 2019 Student Composers Competition

Four Students Named Winners of NAfME 2019 Student Composers Competition For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 RESTON, VA (September 23, 2019)—The National Association for…

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Opening All Doors: Digital and Hybrid Music in Music Teaching and Learning

Opening All Doors Digital and Hybrid Music in Music Teaching and Learning   By NAfME National Conference Presenter Jonathan Kladder   Have you ever wondered what types of music learning…

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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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Opening Doors for All Students: 2019 National Conference

Opening Doors for All Students  The upcoming 2019 NAfME National Conference will explore more ways to bring students music education! By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article will appear…

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Engaging Diversity in Music-Making and Teaching

Amplify: Involvement Engaging Diversity in Music-Making and Teaching   By Dr. Alice M. Hammel Opus Facilitator Faculty Member – James Madison University   It is difficult to describe the numerous…

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