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Songwriting for Music Educators

Songwriting for Music Educators Ways to Introduce Songwriting to Students at All Levels By NAfME Member Kelsey Giotta  Kelsey Giotta presented on “Songwriting for Music Educators” during the NAfME 2021…

Observations of Guitar Class in 50 States

Observations of Guitar Class in 50 States By NAfME Member Bill Swick This article first appeared in the January 2021 issue of Teaching Music. Guitar education reflects diversity and provides…

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Make Your Ukulele Teaching Journey a Little Easier

Make Your Ukulele Teaching Journey a Little Easier Bring Ukulele into Your Music Classroom By Katie Pistilli, sponsored by Uku Global Welcome to the Music Educator’s Portal! Teachers, this resource…

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Guitar Class in 50 States: Coda

Guitar Class in 50 States: Coda By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair (2018-2020)   Since November 2017, the Guitar Class in 50 States “Music in a…

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A Grownup Conversation with Raffi

A Grownup Conversation with Raffi Interview with Songwriter and Child Advocate Raffi Cavoukian, CM OBC By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   “Sing your little song/…

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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…

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Guitar Class in the Evergreen State

Guitar Class in the Evergreen State Number 42: The State of Washington By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   In this edition of “50 States of…

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Guitar Class in the Beaver State

Guitar Class in the Beaver State Number 40: The State of Oregon By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   Today we visit the La Salle Catholic…