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The Patriotic Guitarist

The Patriotic Guitarist Master Sergeant Alan Prather of “The President’s Own”   By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   The United States Marine Band is America’s…

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Guiding and Learning from the Audition Process

Guiding and Learning from the Process Educators use a variety of strategies to guide students through the application process for the NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles—and pick up new strategies for…

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Summer Is Coming: Make a Musical Splash

Summer Is Coming Make a Musical Splash  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the April 2018 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “Continuous improvement…

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Fresh Professional Development for Spring 2019

Fresh Professional Development for Spring 2019 Dozens of Hours of Professional Development for $20 a Year NAfME Academy is an easy way to access content specific, peer-reviewed, and innovative professional development sessions…

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Guitar Class in the Beehive State

Guitar Class in the Beehive State Number 13: The State of Utah By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Today we visit David Andersen who started…

Jazz Is the Aspirational Sound of Our Democracy

Jazz Is the Aspirational Sound of Our Democracy An Interview with 2019 All-National Honor Jazz Ensemble Conductor Todd Stoll and Guest Soloist Camille Thurman   This year the 2019 All-National…

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Bringing Popular Music to the National Stage

Bringing Popular Music to the National Stage An Interview with 2019 All-National Honor Ensemble Modern Band Conductor Scott Burstein This year the inaugural 2019 All-National Honor Ensemble (ANHE) Modern Band…