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Parent-Teacher Collaboration in the COVID-19 Era

Parent-Teacher Collaboration in the COVID-19 Era By Anthony Patterson, sponsored by Casio   It’s obvious to note that COVID-19 has severely impacted education practices, especially those related to music education,…

Male And Female Students wearing black shirts and pants Singing In Choir

Creative Expression through Free Improvisation

Creative Expression through Free Improvisation   Increase Creativity, Connection, and Communication   By NAfME member Carole Ott Coelho and Tadeu Coelho Free improvisation has been shown to increase creativity, connection,…

Talking in Rehearsal

­Talking in Rehearsal Using Words to Facilitate Music By Peter J. Perry, D.M.A.   When we typically address talking in rehearsal, we are most likely reprimanding students and addressing behavioral…