Ideas for Celebrating Grandparents Day

Ideas for Celebrating Grandparents Day Your school year is about to begin, if it has not already, and Grandparents Day is a few weeks away on September 13. Have your…

Contest: Teach Students the National Anthem

September 11 is Patriot Day, observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance. And September 14 is the anniversary of the day in 1814 that Francis Scott Key wrote…

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Blended Learning in the Performing Classroom

Blended Learning in the Performing Classroom By Philip Dolan, Instrumental Director, Amity High School, Woodbridge, CT   Are you looking to expand your students’ musical knowledge? Have you ever considered…

Two Key Insights for Nailing That Audition

By NAfME Member 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…

Planning a Music Trip for Your Students

A Summer Checklist for Planning a Music Trip for Your Students By NAfME Member Glen A. Brumbach Planning a music trip, or “going on tour” as I like to refer…