Love Is in the Air, February Issue of Teaching Music Is in the Mail

The February issue of Teaching Music arrives soon with practical tips for the classroom, research conclusions, and inspiration from fellow music teachers.


  • Score! How Will Music Teachers Help Students Use Technology For Composition and Other Disciplines?
  • Learn How To Use Recordings as Models Into the Instrumental Music Classroom
  • Need to Burnish Your Classroom Management Skills? Music Teachers Share What Works
  • A Florida Music Educator Teaches His Special Needs Music Students to Excel

Department Stories

  • Booster Clubs Help Music Educators Advocate for Their Music Programs
  • Partnerships: The U.S. Army Field Band Works With Music Educators and Their Students
  • A Minnesota Band Teacher Finds New Members In the School Chorus
  • Gender Segregation in Chorus: Good Idea or No?
  • Beginning Guitar Classes for Elementary School


Upbeat: News

  • Advocacy: What Does the New Congress Mean for Music Educators?
  • Updated Edition of Multicultural Perspectives Updates a World of Music Styles
  •  March is Coming: Plan Ahead for Music In Our Schools Month®
  • Register Now for Music Education Week
  • MEA Members In Three Divisions Vote for President-Elect
  • MENC President Scott C. Shuler Checks in With Division and State Leaders
  • Name Change for MEA State Managers Reflects Their Executive Duties
  • Corporate Members Play a Major Role For MENC
  • MENC Executive Director Discusses Common Challenges With Division and State Leaders
  • The 2012 All-American Marching Band Audition Site is Open
  • Tri-M ®Chapter of the Year Winners Give Beneficial Scholarships to Students


 MENC Publications and Other Resources

 —Roz Fehr, February 3, 2011. © MENC: The National Association for Music Education