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Percussionist in ensemble on stage courtesy Wenger

Top Five Percussion Tips for Concert Band Festivals

Top Five Percussion Tips for Concert Band Festivals By Wenger Guest Author Shilo Stroman, Senior Instructor of Percussion and Jazz at Colorado State University, sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Wenger…

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Begin the School Year with Ringing Success

Begin the School Year with Ringing Success The Benefits of Using Handchimes in the Classroom By Kathleen Ebling Shaw, sponsored by Malmark, Inc.—Bellcraftsmen You, like many music teachers, may have…

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Afro-brazilian drumming

Developing Our Musicianship as Music Educators

Developing Our Musicianship as Music Educators By NAfME Member Christopher H. Fashun, Assistant Professor of Music, Hope College Christopher H. Fashun presented on “Afro-Brazilian Drumming for K–8 General Music” during…

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Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Bomba: The Sound of Puerto Rico’s African Heritage

Bomba: The Sound of Puerto Rico’s African Heritage By NAfME Member Vimari Colón-León This article will appear in the April 2021 issue of General Music Today, now Journal of General…

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drummer Michael Bland

Make a Sound!: Interview with Drummer Michael Bland

Make a Sound!  Interview with Drummer Extraordinaire Michael Bland   By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   “Whenever Prince saw me paralyzed and afraid, he’d say, ‘Put…

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