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Reevaluating Professional Practice

Reevaluating Professional Practice Experimenting with the New and Interrogating the Old in Ensemble Music Education By NAfME Member Brian N. Weidner As a new band director, I remember having a…

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20+ Surefire Ways to Warm Up Your Choir

20+ Surefire Ways to Warm Up Your Choir By Jennifer Moorhatch Article originally published on JW Pepper Blog What types of vocal warm-ups do you use for your choir rehearsals?…

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Motivating Your Ensemble: Ignite a Spark!

Motivating Your Ensemble Ignite a Spark! By NAfME Member Wendy K. Matthews When making music with others, the ensemble is able to become much more than the sum of its…

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10 Books to Improve Practice, Part II

10 Books to Improve Practice, Part II A Better Approach to Practice By NAfME Member Kyle Oberhauser A quick review from Part I, “Why Practice Works,” will show the importance…

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Get Back into the Rehearsal with Technology

Get Back into the Rehearsal with Technology Use Your New Technology Skills to Facilitate Rebuilding Student In-Person Ensemble Skills  By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. Ensemble classes across the…

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Group Improvisation in the Choral Rehearsal

Group Improvisation in the Choral Rehearsal Three Improvisation Paradigms By NAfME Member Christopher L. Clark, PhD Chris Clark presented on “Group Improvisation in the Choral Rehearsal” during the NAfME 2021…