The Other Music Advocates

Teachers: You’re instructing. You’re mentoring. You’re tutoring outside the classroom. A little help with advocating for your profession would be greatly appreciated! And it’s definitely necessary. Share this fact with…

Classroom and Time Management Tips

Are you looking for classroom and time management tips? We’ve compiled several resources for you below. Please share your ideas with us on Amplify, the online community for music educators!…

20 Important Benefits of Music In Our Schools

20 Important Benefits of Music In Our Schools This article originally appeared on the Bachelors Degree website.  Nearly everyone enjoys music, whether by listening to it, singing, or playing an instrument. But…

Tips for Teaching Students the National Anthem

Tips for Teaching Students the National Anthem Help students understand the meaning of the words. Define unknown words like “ramparts” and “perilous.” Take students back to the War of 1812…

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Conducting — Letting Go of Bad Habits

Conducting—Letting Go of Bad Habits By NAfME Member Michael Murphy The choral music educator’s job, according to Michael Murphy, “while rewarding, is a complex one. Sometimes it seems that managing…