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Kidz Are Gonna Rock

Kidz Are Gonna Rock Interview with Little Kids Rock Director of Teaching and Learning Scott Burstein By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Immediate Past Chair   The…

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Band in the Time of a Pandemic

Band in the Time of a Pandemic By NAfME Member MJ Robinson They say hindsight is 2020. The phrase is popular, but maybe not the definition. In short, it means…

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Stop, Drop, and Scroll

Stop, Drop, and Scroll Questions to Guide Your Social Media Behavior By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the January 2020 issue of Teaching Music.  …

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Women with Batons Band Together

Women with Batons Band Together  Launched at a time when women rarely worked outside the home, Women Band Directors International is celebrating 50 years of mentoring and supporting women in…

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A Personal and Professional Pivot

A Personal and Professional Pivot Make It Simple, Not Stressful By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the April 2020 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.…

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Mastery

First Comes Love, Then Comes Mastery Connecting Socially, Emotionally, and Virtually as a Community By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article was originally published in the March 2020…

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Online Learning in the Ensemble Class?!

Online Learning in the Ensemble Class?! Use Technology and Distance Education to Teach Ensemble Classes Remotely By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A.   The emergency school closures due to…

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“Without Challenge There Is No Growth”

“Without Challenge There Is No Growth” An Interview with 2020 All-National Honor Ensemble Concert Band Conductor Rodney Dorsey   This year the 2020 All-National Honor Ensemble (ANHE) Concert Band will…