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Making a School Whole Again

Making a School Whole Again David Byrd revived a long-gone high school music program in Oakland, California. By Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the October 2018 issue…

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Marching to Success

Marching to Success Myra Rhoden Is NAfME’s Band Director of the Year By Lisa Ferber This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Teaching Music Magazine.   Myra Rhoden knows how…

2017 National Band Director of the Year: Emily McNeil

2017 National Band Director of the Year Member Spotlight: Emily McNeil By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article originally appeared in the October 2017 Teaching Music. “This year’s recipient of the…

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Advice for First-Year Teachers

  Advice for First-Year Teachers  Experienced Teachers Share Wisdom with New Teachers   By NAfME Member Kevin Lynch   A colony of fruit flies and an oven left on overnight…