Encouraging Music Students to Practice

Encouraging Music Students to Practice Common Excuses and Complaints from Students and How to Address Them By NAfME Member Nancy Vanderslice Summer’s over, and the students are coming back to…

Ensemble Group Work Done Right

Group Work Done Right By Michael Pearson Original article on Hightop Maestro   When studying the pros and cons of grading students on group work rather than individual achievement, perhaps…

Two Key Insights for Nailing That Audition

By: Donna Schwartz Original article on Donna Schwartz: Where Music Matters Having judged Solo Festivals for almost 15 years, I have witnessed some spectacular performances, and some heart-wrenching breakdowns. How…