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Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration

Recognizing Excellence in Collaboration Frederick Burrack and Kelly A. Parkes Recognized as Lowell Mason Fellows By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article first appeared in the January 2019…

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Guitar Best Practices in All Four Years

Guitar Best Practices NAfME Beginner (Year 1) through Year 4 By Christopher Perez, NAfME Guitar Council Southern Division Representative Many schools today offer guitar classes and guitar ensembles as a form…

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“A Music Teacher Is All I’ve Ever Wanted to Be.”

“A Music Teacher Is All I’ve Ever Wanted to Be.”  Carolyn Bennett is the first music educator Teacher-in-Residence at the Library of Congress. By Lisa Ferber   This article first…

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Rebuilding after the Storm

Rebuilding after the Storm Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation works to help music programs in Houston after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. By Lisa Ferber This article first appeared in the…

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Views from 2018 All-National Honor Guitar Ensemble Members

NAfME ANHE Guitar Ensemble Recap Views from 2018 All-National Honor Guitar Ensemble Members By Thomas Amoriello, Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair Students who participated in the inaugural 2018…

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Vocal Health: How Choral Directors Can Help Students

Vocal Health How Choral Directors Can Help Students By Jennifer Moorhatch The original article first appeared on J.W. Pepper’s blog.   One of the most important but sometimes overlooked jobs…

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Maintain Your Musicianship

Maintain Your Musicianship Dust Off Your Instrument and Experience the Benefits By NAfME member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the January 2018 teacher edition of In Tune…

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Call for Proposals: 2019 NAfME National Conference

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is excited to announce this year’s National Conference, November 6-10, 2019: Amplify the Future of Music: Opening Doors for All Students   Session…

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Building Successful Band Programs in Smaller Schools

A Thousand Little Things Building Successful Band Programs in Smaller Schools By NAfME Member John Cisetti This article first appeared on J.W. Pepper’s blog.   The student population at Louisburg…

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Sound Design and the Thrill of Theme Parks Harmonize as Universal Orlando Collaborates with NAfME

Sound Design and the Thrill of Theme Parks Harmonize as Universal Orlando Collaborates with NAfME By Teresa Crews, sponsored by Universal Orlando     At Universal Orlando Resort, one of…

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