Reaching All Students with Music Education

Reaching All Students with Music Education: Professional Development Opportunities in Popular Music Pedagogy By Gareth Dylan Smith, sponsored by Little Kids Rock Popular music is not suitable for every music classroom.…

Guitar Program Advocacy

Guitar Program AdvocacyInterview with Three New Jersey Guitar Program Directors By Thomas J. Amoriello Jr. NAfME Member and NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair-Elect During the last few years, the…

21st Century Music Education

21st Century Music Education By Nik Preston, sponsored by RSL (Rockschool Limited) I often come across classically trained educators who are seeing diminishing returns in student enrollment, engagement, and retention…

Adult Education: Rock Camp

Adult Education: Rock CampInterview with Electric Rock Bassist Bjorn Englen and Music Director Valerie Ince  By Thomas Amoriello, NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair Elect Our average NAfME member may have…

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…

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…