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Intimidating Improvisation Simplified

Intimidating Improvisation Simplified Focus on the Blues By NAfME Member Sarin Williams   Like many music educators today, my background was strictly in classical music—until I sought out an independent…

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The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music!

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music! Music Education Professional Development in India By NAfME Member Virgil Vihaan Sequeira  This article first appeared in the Western Music Education…

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The Concert Is Over

The Concert Is Over Now What?!   By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the May 2018 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “Follow effective…

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Considerations in Choosing a Summer Music Camp

Expanding Musical Opportunities Considerations in Choosing a Summer Music Camp By Dr. Jenny L. Neff, Eastern Division Representative of the NAfME Council for Band Education   Many times over the…

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Guiding and Learning from the Audition Process

Guiding and Learning from the Process Educators use a variety of strategies to guide students through the application process for the NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles—and pick up new strategies for…

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Fresh Professional Development for Spring 2019

Fresh Professional Development for Spring 2019 Dozens of Hours of Professional Development for $20 a Year NAfME Academy is an easy way to access content specific, peer-reviewed, and innovative professional development sessions…

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Get with the Program

Get with the Program It Can Be the Icing on a Concert’s Cake By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the November 2017 teacher edition…

Snowed Out? Try a Virtual Concert!

  Snowed Out? Try a Virtual Concert! By NAfME Members Miriam Capellan, Theresa Ducassoux, and Brittany Gonzalez   The music is ready, the stage is set, and the programs are…