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Top 10 Most-Read Music Education Blogs of 2021

Top 10 #MusicEd Blogs of 2021 2021 has been a year of innovation, new ideas, and enthusiastic advocacy for the critical importance of music education for students. Music educators have…

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John Kao: A Pathway of Improvisation

John Kao A Pathway of Improvisation By Ella Wilcox This article first appeared in the October 2021 issue of Teaching Music. Thought leader John Kao finds that music fosters creativity,…

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10 Books to Improve Practice

10 Books to Improve Practice Part I: Why Practice Works By NAfME Member Kyle Oberhauser with contributions by Lori Schwartz Reichl We have all heard the phrase “practice makes perfect,”…

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Get Back into the Rehearsal with Technology

Get Back into the Rehearsal with Technology Use Your New Technology Skills to Facilitate Rebuilding Student In-Person Ensemble Skills  By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. Ensemble classes across the…

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Cuban Music: Connections with the United States

Cuban Music Connections with the United States  By NAfME Member Jeff Torchon Jeff Torchon presented on “Cuban Music and Connections with the United States” during the NAfME 2021 PreK–12 Learning…