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Using Technology to Enhance Your School Concert

Concert Technology Using Technology to Enhance Your School Concert By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. I will never take for granted the ability to sit down in person with…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Band or Orchestra Method

Getting the Most Out of Your Band or Orchestra Method By Dr. Charles T. Menghini, sponsored by Hal Leonard Dr. Charlie Menghini, President Emeritus of VanderCook College of Music in…

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A Question for Reflection: Do Students and Staff See a Representation of Women in Music?

A Question for Reflection: Do Students and Staff See a Representation of Women in Music? By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article is an expansion of the opening…

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Recruiting with a Twist

Recruiting with a Twist 5 Student-Centered Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Program  By NAfME Members Theresa Hoover and Angela Ammerman Whether you are worried about having enough numbers to maintain…

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Motivating Your Ensemble: Ignite a Spark!

Motivating Your Ensemble Ignite a Spark! By NAfME Member Wendy K. Matthews When making music with others, the ensemble is able to become much more than the sum of its…

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Top 10 Most-Read Music Education Blogs of 2021

Top 10 #MusicEd Blogs of 2021 2021 has been a year of innovation, new ideas, and enthusiastic advocacy for the critical importance of music education for students. Music educators have…

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10 Books to Improve Practice, Part II

10 Books to Improve Practice, Part II A Better Approach to Practice By NAfME Member Kyle Oberhauser A quick review from Part I, “Why Practice Works,” will show the importance…

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Best Communities for Music Education Designation a Lifeline for Music Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Communities for Music Education Designation a Lifeline for Music Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic By Claire Kreger-Boaz, sponsored by The NAMM Foundation Adapted from, “Best Communities for Music Education…

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From Trumpet to Violin: Journeying into the String World

From Trumpet to Violin: Journeying into the String World By NAfME Member Michaela Johnson   Dear Music Educator, Are you aware of the string teacher shortage in the United States?…

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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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