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“I Have to Write in Music?”

“I Have to Write in Music?” Showing School-Wide Support While Maintaining Your Own Program By NAfME Member Michelle Ewer   Time and Relevance Have you ever been asked to provide…

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Recruiting and Retaining Students

  Build It and They Will Come Recruiting and Retaining Students By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article was originally published in the March 2017 teacher edition of In…

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Digital Resources for your Bassoon Player

  Digital Resources for your Bassoon Player By NAfME Member Elizabeth Rusch Fetters   We are certainly living in the digital age. Never have there been so many resources for…

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How My Mentor Saved My Professional Life

  How My Mentor Saved My Professional Life By NAfME Member Chris Gleason This article first appeared in the Sun Prairie Star and is reprinted with permission.   The day…

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Lighting a Fire in Middle School Kids

Lighting a Fire in Middle School Kids Student Engagement in Music Class   By NAfME Member Chris Gleason   When I was a young teacher, I didn’t think about student…

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A Motto for Success

  A Motto for Success The Surprising Benefits of Music Classroom Sloganeering By NAfME member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article was originally published in the October 2016 teacher edition…

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Ways to Mix Up Your Large Ensemble Rehearsals

  Ways to Mix Up Your Large Ensemble Rehearsals By NAfME Member Meghan Cabral This article originally appeared on the Band Director’s Talk Shop blog. Sometimes you just need a…