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Building Community through Music

Austin High School Building Community through Music By Ron Freiheit, sponsored by Wenger   The music program at Austin High School (AHS) in Austin, Minnesota, was growing. By 2018, it…

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Rehearsing during COVID-19

Rehearsing during COVID-19 How to Effectively Sing, Play, and Build Ensemble Skills during Remote or Hybrid Teaching By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. I miss conducting my ensembles!!! To…

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Good Enough Is Neither . . . Except for Now

Good Enough Is Neither . . . Except for Now Keep Music Education Meaningful, Manageable, and Mindful  By NAfME Member David Knott This blog first appeared on David Knott’s “Radical…

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Band in the Time of a Pandemic

Band in the Time of a Pandemic By NAfME Member MJ Robinson They say hindsight is 2020. The phrase is popular, but maybe not the definition. In short, it means…

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Stop, Drop, and Scroll

Stop, Drop, and Scroll Questions to Guide Your Social Media Behavior By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the January 2020 issue of Teaching Music.  …