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SBO+ 2023 50+ Directors Who Make a Difference

SBO+ 2023 50+ Directors Who Make a Difference 37 Are NAfME Members In December 2023, School Band and Orchestra Plus (SBO+) magazine announced its “50+ Directors of Music Who Make…

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Case-Based Teaching in Musical Arts Administration

Case-Based Teaching in Musical Arts Administration By Harish Nayak  This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Eastman School of Music. Whether it be deemed music business, entrepreneurship, or leadership,…

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Life through the Lens of Music

Life through the Lens of Music By NAfME Member Stephanie San Roman In my very first undergraduate class we were asked to write our philosophy of music education. I have…

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Navigating Musical Success

Navigating Musical Success The Interplay of Competency and Adaptability  By NAfME Member Derris Lee In the vast expanse of musical expression, the dynamic interplay between competency and adaptability serves as…

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NFHS “Outstanding Music Educators” of 2024 Include 16 NAfME Members

NFHS “Outstanding Music Educators” of 2024 Include 16 NAfME Members On January 22, 2024, National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) announced the 2024 NFHS Performing Arts Educator Award recipients, including 22…

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Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom

Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom Honoring Students’ “Funds of Knowledge” By NAfME Member Chiao-Wei Liu  This article was first published in the January 2024 issue of Journal of General Music…

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The Artful Entrepreneur

The Artful Entrepreneur Strategies for Visualizing, Conceiving, Believing, and Achieving By NAfME Member José Leonardo Leon, D.M.A., Florida Atlantic University The fusion of artistic performance and entrepreneurial principles has emerged…

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Black Music Matters

Black Music Matters By NAfME Member Dr. Baruch Whitehead  This article was first published in the Winter/Spring 2021 issue of College Music Symposium. Many music organizations, conferences, and schools have…

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A Shared Vision: 5 Steps to Creating and Maintaining It

A Shared Vision 5 Steps to Creating and Maintaining It By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “People working together in a strong community with a shared goal and a…

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Call for Proposals Open: 2024 NAfME Biennial Music Research and Teacher Education Conference

Save the Date! The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) 2024 Biennial Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference will take place September 25-28, 2024, at The Westin Peachtree Plaza,…

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