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A Resource for Diversity

A Resource for Diversity Rob Deemer wins the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award. By Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the April 2019 issue of Teaching…

music education

The Work of Culturally Responsive Teaching

The Work of Culturally Responsive Teaching Constance L. McKoy Reflects on Passion and the Process  By Lisa Ferber   This article first appeared in the April 2019 issue of Teaching…

music education

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Study

NAfME Diversity, Equity,  Inclusion, and Access Current-State Study Information and FAQ  UPDATED 1/3/20: DEIA Study Executive Summary now available. The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) wants to live up to our…

Music In Our Schools Month Recognized in Congress

In mid-March, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY-7) introduced a congressional resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives expressing support for the designation of March 2019 as Music In Our Schools Month.…

hip hop

Hip Hop Empowers!

Hip Hop Empowers! Interview with Harlem-Raised, Boston-Based Hip Hop Artist Billy Dean Thomas By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   The six elements of the hip…

equity

Engaging Diversity in Music-Making and Teaching

Amplify: Involvement Engaging Diversity in Music-Making and Teaching   By Dr. Alice M. Hammel Opus Facilitator Faculty Member – James Madison University   It is difficult to describe the numerous…