Encouraging Music Students to Practice

Encouraging Music Students to Practice Common Excuses and Complaints from Students and How to Address Them By NAfME Member Nancy Vanderslice Summer’s over, and the students are coming back to…

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A Reading List for Music Educators

A Reading List for Music Educators   This November presenters at NAfME’s 2017 National In-Service Conference will lead sessions on a variety of topics—including best practices for concert bands; conducting…

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Digital Portfolios in the Music Classroom

Digital Portfolios in the Music Classroom: Capturing Your Students Best Work By Graham Hepburn, sponsored by QuaverMusic   As a music educator, you have a front row seat to witness…

A Difference through Music

A Difference through Music Member Spotlight: Heather Nail This article originally appeared in the August 2017 Teaching Music. By Lisa Ferber   Heather Nail knew she wanted to make a difference in…

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Teaching the Classics in High School Band

Teaching the Classics in High School Band Easily Including the Classics into Your Rehearsal Time   By NAfME Member John Morrison   Are your band students familiar with great works…