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“Making Memorable Musical Experiences”

“Making Memorable Musical Experiences” An Interview with 2022 All-National Honor Ensemble Symphony Orchestra Conductor Nobuyoshi Yasuda   Nobuyoshi Yasuda also conducted the 2020 All-National Honor Ensembles Symphony Orchestra, which performed…

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Recognize the Importance of Recruitment Presentations

Spring Forward Recognize the Importance of Recruitment Presentations  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the April 2019 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine. “The best…

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Music In Our Schools Month® Ideas for the Classroom

Music In Our Schools Month® Ideas for the Classroom Music Changes Lives By NAfME Member Elizabeth Caldwell This blog was first published on “Organized Chaos.” This year the NAfME Music In…

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Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books, Part Three

Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books, Part Three By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair Music can take you many places, and today with the…

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Six Renowned Conductors to Lead the 2020 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kristen Rencher 571-323-5898 KristenR@nafme.org Six Renowned Conductors to Lead the 2020 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles The Nation’s Top High School Musicians to Perform in Six…

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Preparation for Adjudication: A Checklist for Success

Preparation for Adjudication A Checklist for Success  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl *Special thanks to Jonathan Sindler and Andrew B. Spang, colleagues and music educators of the Howard County…

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Top 10 Most-Read Music Education Blogs of 2019

Top 10 #MusicEd Blogs of 2019 As we come to the end of 2019, we wish you and your students a very joyous holiday season and best wishes in the…

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The Season’s Greetings Guitarist: An Interview with Al Pitrelli

The Season’s Greetings Guitarist Interview with Trans-Siberian Orchestra Musical Director Al Pitrelli By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair During the last quarter of a century, the…

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Isolating and Attacking Musical Phrases for Accuracy

Do You Hear What I Hear? Isolating and Attacking Musical Phrases for Accuracy  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the February 2019 teacher edition…

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2018 All-National Honor Ensembles mixed choir performing on stage under the direction of Dr. Amanda Quist

556 Students from 47 States and Territories to Showcase Talents in Orlando, Florida, November 7–10

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristen Rencher at NAfME kristenr@nafme.org or (571) 323-5898 556 Students from 47 States and Territories to Showcase Talents in Orlando, Florida, November 7–10   RESTON, VA…

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