It's the Season for Falling Leaves and October Teaching Music

When the October issue of Teaching Music arrives, you’ll find tips to implement in the classroom, experiences that inspire, and news to keep you in the MENC loop.

Look for these Teaching Music features and stories in October:

  • “Verdi in Focus: Introducing Opera to Sixth-Graders”
  • “Fresh Ideas for Band and Orchestra”
  • “Working with Proactive Parents”
  • “Command Performance: In Washington, DC, an Elementary Vocal Teacher and His Glee Club Makes Waves All Over Town”
  • “Establishing the Value of a Well-Rounded Education”
  • “Mariachi is Thriving At a San Diego High School”

The news stories in October Upbeat include:

  • “Plans for The World’s Largest Concert Gear Up”
  • “MENC Takes Public Policy Initiatives to Capitol Hill”
  • “Young Musicians Share Their National Honor Ensemble Experiences”
  • “A California High School Senior is Officially Names An All-American”
  • “MENC and Drum Corps International Seek Comments on  National Standards for Marching Music”
  • “The Latest on MENC’s Music Education Week”

Find more MENC print and online resources.

Roz Fehr, September 30, 2010 © MENC: The National Association for Music Education