Teaching Repertoire and Reading Skills Simultaneously

Stronger Together—Teaching Repertoire and Reading Skills Simultaneously By NAfME Member Dr. Eva FloydAssistant Professor of Choral Music EducationUniversity of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music   Does your rehearsal structure look like…

Talking in Rehearsal

­Talking in Rehearsal Using Words to Facilitate Music By Peter J. Perry, D.M.A.   When we typically address talking in rehearsal, we are most likely reprimanding students and addressing behavioral…

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What’s the Mood in Your Band Room?

What’s the Mood in Your Band Room? By NAfME Member Wendy Higdon Article originally posted on On and Off the Podium   My colleagues and I attended some district-wide professional…

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…