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…

equity

Diversity and Equity in Music Education

  Diversity and Equity in Music Education By NAfME Immediate Past President Denese Odegaard In the school district where I serve as the Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist in Fargo, North…

choral

Diversity in the Choral Classroom

  Diversity in the Choral Classroom: Adversity or Electricity? By NAfME Member Dee Ann Gray   “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and test of…

social justice

Life, Music, and Social Justice for All

  Life, Music, and Social Justice for All Music Education Is for All   By NAfME Member Rachael Fleischaker Do you believe that music education is truly for all children?…

music education

On Affirming All Students

On Affirming All Students The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is dedicated to the making and understanding of music by all. As such, we strongly advocate for the inclusion…