Singing in Early Childhood

Singing in Early Childhood By Marissa Curry, Ingrid Ladendorf, and Caroline Moore   “Often a single experience will open the young soul to music for a whole lifetime. This experience…

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Beginning a Dynamic Recorder Program

Beginning a Dynamic Recorder Program By NAfME Member Jim Tinter   Greetings colleagues! Beginning a Dynamic Recorder Program is one of two sessions I’ll be presenting at this year’s NAfME…

Ensemble Group Work Done Right

Group Work Done Right By Michael Pearson Original article on Hightop Maestro   When studying the pros and cons of grading students on group work rather than individual achievement, perhaps…

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Blended Learning in the Performing Classroom

Blended Learning in the Performing Classroom By Philip Dolan, Instrumental Director, Amity High School, Woodbridge, CT   Are you looking to expand your students’ musical knowledge? Have you ever considered…

The Three Rs of Summer

How to Use the Summer Break to Recharge and Prepare for a Successful School Year  By Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. It’s SUMMER! The time both students and teachers look forward…

How to Travel with a Music Ensemble, Part 2

“It Takes a Village.” Your Next Steps to a Successful Tour. Part 2 of the series By Dan Schwartz   Ensemble directors are great leaders. They marshal dozens of individuals…