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: 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…

Planning a Music Trip for Your Students

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