Sam Johnson with guitar student

Guitar Class in the Hawkeye State

Guitar Class in the Hawkeye State Number 32: The State of Iowa By Thomas Amoriello, Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Today we visit Iowa with Sam Johnson,…

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Guitar Class in the Volunteer State

Guitar Class in the Volunteer State Number 31: The State of Tennessee By Thomas Amoriello, Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Just south of Nashville, Allison Cowan created…

Male And Female Students wearing black shirts and pants Singing In Choir

Creative Expression through Free Improvisation

Creative Expression through Free Improvisation   Increase Creativity, Connection, and Communication   By NAfME member Carole Ott Coelho and Tadeu Coelho Free improvisation has been shown to increase creativity, connection,…

multi-racial group of older students stand outside of their school buildings. One student is carrying another student on their back.

Music Education and Social-Emotional Learning

Music Education and Social-Emotional Learning The Heart of Teaching Music   By NAfME National Conference Presenter Scott N. Edgar, Ph.D. It’s Monday morning, and your students come into your room—some…