rehearsal routines

Make It Stick: Implement Rehearsal Routines

Make It Stick Implement Rehearsal Routines By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the February 2018 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “The secret of…

drummer

Make a Sound!: Interview with Drummer Michael Bland

Make a Sound!  Interview with Drummer Extraordinaire Michael Bland   By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   “Whenever Prince saw me paralyzed and afraid, he’d say, ‘Put…

guitar education

Guitar Best Practices in the First and Second Year

Guitar Best Practices NAfME Beginner (Year 1) and Intermediate (Year 2)   By Christopher Perez, NAfME Guitar Council Southern Division Representative   Many schools today offer guitar classes and guitar ensembles…

technology

Taming Technology – Part II

Taming the Technological Beast  Taming Technology – Part II   By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A.   I have written (and continue to write) about the benefits of incorporating…

improvising

The Beginner’s Guide to Improvising

The Beginner’s Guide to Improvising A Three-Step Process for your Beginner Jazz Students By NAfME Member Richard Grennor This article originally appeared on “Dr. Grennor’s Music Academy” blog.   There…

rude

Timeless Tips for Concert Etiquette

Uninvited Guests at Performances Timeless Tips for Concert Etiquette   By NAfME Member Paul K. FoxPMEA Retired Member Coordinator and Chair of Council for Teacher Training, Recruitment, and Retention© 2018 Paul…