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Rehearsing during COVID-19

Rehearsing during COVID-19 How to Effectively Sing, Play, and Build Ensemble Skills during Remote or Hybrid Teaching By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. I miss conducting my ensembles!!! To…

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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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Organization Tips for the First Days of School

Organization Tips for the First Days of School By NAfME Member Meghan Cabral This article was originally published on the SmartMusic blog. The importance of getting organized for your students’…

Technology Ideas for Your Music Program and Rehearsals

How to Flip Your Classroom: Technology Ideas for Your Music Program and Rehearsals By NAfME Member Meghan Cabral Article originally published in New York State Band Directors Association’s Band Stand. Classroom…

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Student-Created Rubrics in the Music Classroom

  Assess Yourself   Student-Created Rubrics in the Music Classroom   By NAfME Member Heather D. Waters   How might your fourth-grade student describe a “proficient” recorder performance?   Within…

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What is Latin Jazz?

What is Latin Jazz? Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz Academy   Chris Washburne discusses the history and definition of Latin Jazz, and offers a few theories as to the music’s…