jazz

Guiding and Learning from the Audition Process

Guiding and Learning from the Process Educators use a variety of strategies to guide students through the application process for the NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles—and pick up new strategies for…

professional development

Fresh Professional Development for Spring 2019

Fresh Professional Development for Spring 2019 Dozens of Hours of Professional Development for $20 a Year NAfME Academy is an easy way to access content specific, peer-reviewed, and innovative professional development sessions…

icing

Get with the Program

Get with the Program It Can Be the Icing on a Concert’s Cake By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the November 2017 teacher edition…

Snowed Out? Try a Virtual Concert!

  Snowed Out? Try a Virtual Concert! By NAfME Members Miriam Capellan, Theresa Ducassoux, and Brittany Gonzalez   The music is ready, the stage is set, and the programs are…

rehearsal routines

Make It Stick: Implement Rehearsal Routines

Make It Stick Implement Rehearsal Routines By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article was originally published in the February 2018 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “The secret of…

guitar education

Guitar Best Practices in the First and Second Year

Guitar Best Practices NAfME Beginner (Year 1) and Intermediate (Year 2)   By Christopher Perez, NAfME Guitar Council Southern Division Representative   Many schools today offer guitar classes and guitar ensembles…

improvising

The Beginner’s Guide to Improvising

The Beginner’s Guide to Improvising A Three-Step Process for your Beginner Jazz Students By NAfME Member Richard Grennor This article originally appeared on “Dr. Grennor’s Music Academy” blog.   There…