guitar class

Guitar Class in the Cornhusker State

Guitar Class in the Cornhusker State Number 11: The State of Nebraska By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Joshua Austin is currently the North Central…

rehearsal routines

Make It Stick: Implement Rehearsal Routines

Make It Stick Implement Rehearsal Routines By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the February 2018 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “The secret of…

In Memoriam Michele Holt

In Memoriam Michele Holt Executive Director of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association By Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the January 2019 issue of Teaching Music magazine.  …

drummer

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…

collaboration

Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration

Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration Frederick Burrack and Kelly A. Parkes Recognized as Lowell Mason Fellows By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article first appeared in the January 2019…

guitar education

Guitar Best Practices in the First and Second Year

Guitar Best Practices NAfME Beginner (Year 1) and Intermediate (Year 2)   By Christopher Perez, NAfME Guitar Council Southern Division Representative   Many schools today offer guitar classes and guitar ensembles…