Tony Sauza

“Music Uplifts Us and Gives Us Hope”

“Music Uplifts Us and Gives Us Hope” An Interview with 2020 All-National Honor Ensemble Modern Band Conductor Tony Sauza   This year the 2020 All-National Honor Ensemble (ANHE) Modern Band…

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Guitar Class in the Pine Tree State

Guitar Class in the Pine Tree State Number 45: The State of Maine By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair In this edition of “50 States of…

Guitar teacher David Singleton playing guitar

Guitar Class in the Natural State

Guitar Class in the Natural State Number 29: The State of Arkansas By Thomas Amoriello, Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   During the 50 States of Guitar Class…

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Bringing Popular Music to the National Stage

Bringing Popular Music to the National Stage An Interview with 2019 All-National Honor Ensemble Modern Band Conductor Scott Burstein This year the inaugural 2019 All-National Honor Ensemble (ANHE) Modern Band…

The Next Generation of Music Education

The Next Generation of Music Education in Chaska, Minnesota By NAfME member Eric Songer   The Next Generation of Music Education is an incredible revolutionary project that involves transforming music…

Rock Band: Bridging the Gap

  Rock Band: Bridging the Gap By NAfME Member Michael Hayden   Would it surprise you that the number of students participating in our school music programs nationwide is roughly…

You Can Mix Music and Politics

  NAfME Hill Day 2015 Recap   Last week, the National Association for Music Education capped off its annual Hill Day event, with more than 200 music education advocates (including…

Congressional Briefing: Beyond the Bubbles with Music

National Association for Music Education Presents: Beyond the Bubbles with Music:The Benefits of a Broader MindedTM Education Rayburn House Office Building, 2168 (Gold Room) Thursday, June 25, 2015 8:30 –…