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Organization Tips for the First Days of School

Organization Tips for the First Days of School By NAfME Member Meghan Cabral This article was originally published on the SmartMusic blog. The importance of getting organized for your students’…

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The Miracle of Music in the Classroom

The Miracle of Music in the Classroom By Kristin Clark Taylor, sponsored by QuaverMusic   Developing social and emotional skills can lead to huge benefits for students, teachers, families, and…

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Hip Hop Empowers!

Hip Hop Empowers! Interview with Harlem-Raised, Boston-Based Hip Hop Artist Billy Dean Thomas By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   The six elements of the hip…

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Production through Performance

Getting out of the Loop Production through Performance By NAfME Member Bob Habersat   Music technology is the perfect gateway class for new students to get involved in your music…

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…

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Taming Technology – Part II

Taming the Technological Beast  Taming Technology – Part II   By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A.   I have written (and continue to write) about the benefits of incorporating…

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Heavy Metal Guitar Style

Heavy Metal Guitar Style Virtuoso Shred Guitar with Toby Knapp By Thomas Amoriello NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair In the arts, it has always been a universal belief that…