Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies!

Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies! By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for…

Welcome to Amplify, NAfME Members!

Introducing Amplify – the Largest Community of Music Educators in the Country!   The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is delighted to announce that on November 16, we officially…

Alternative Music Classes: Why Not Guitar?

Alternative Music Classes: Why Not Guitar? By NAfME Member Bill Swick  Article originally posted on OUPBlog  The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) formerly known as MENC is the world’s largest…

Reaching All Students with Music

Breaking Down Barriers: Simple Strategies for Making Music Accessible, Equitable, and Inclusive Reaching All Students with Music By NAfME Members Paige Vass and Claire Leeper Do you ever wish you…

Request for Proposals for The Musical Idea Series

Request for Proposals for The Musical Idea Series General Music Today (GMT) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles of interest to general music professionals at all levels. These articles…

Setting Benchmarks for Your Music Students

Setting Benchmarks for Your Music Students Using the OTL Standards to Inventory Your Secondary Choral/Instrumental Program By NAfME Immediate Past President Glenn E. Nierman Our lives are filled with benchmarks…

The Opportunities Guitar Education Brings

Opportunities Guitar Education Brings Interview with Chairperson Bill Swick, NAfME Council for Guitar Education By NAfME Member Thomas Amoriello Jr. Flemington Raritan School District Bill Swick currently teaches guitar and…