10 Professional Suggestions for Guitar Music Educators

10 Professional Suggestions for Guitar Music Educators by Glen McCarthy     1) Join professional music organizations, i.e. American String Teachers Association, National Association for Music Educators, Guitar Foundation of…

Creating Ensembles from a Lead Sheet

Creating Ensembles from a Lead Sheet by Bob Denney Download the lesson plan   Performing with other musicians is a great way to share knowledge as well as acquire new…

Technology-Infused General Music

Technology-Infused General Music By NAfME Member Katie Krueger   Technology can be a great tool to add to your classroom toolbox.  I know some people are a bit scared or…

Artistic and Effective Conducting: Part 2

Artistic and Effective Conducting by: Dr. Ryan Kelly and Dr. Jason Paulk Part two in a series – previous parts can be viewed here.       Score Study that…

Vocal Transformation for Your Choir

Vocal Transformation for Your Choir By Christine C. Bass     Many choral directors are frustrated with the dual task of teaching repertoire and teaching voice.  How can you do…

Using the iPad in the Music Classroom

Using the iPad in the Music Classroom By: Jim Phillips    So, by now, unless you live under a rock, you have seen what an iPad can do for you as…