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Eight of 10 GRAMMY Music Educator Finalists for 2017 Are NAfME Members

Eight of 10 GRAMMY Music Educator Finalists for 2017 Are NAfME Members   The GRAMMY Foundation announced 10 finalists for the 2017 GRAMMY Music Educator Award™, and 8 of the 10 are members of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). In all, more than 3,300 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states—from elementary general music teachers to band directors, choral conductors, string teachers, and college professors. NAfME congratulates these talented, dedicated music educators. The finalists, with NAfME members in bold, are:   Erica Breitbarth Reagan IB High School…

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Capturing Your Concert: Simple Tips for Recording, Part 1

Capturing Your Concert: Simple Tips for Recording, Part 1 By Mark Patterson Article Originally Posted On Cued In, The J.W. Pepper Blog     Have you ever found yourself at the end of a performance wishing you had made a recording of it? Sometimes you hear the audio someone in the audience captured on their smartphone and it’s not bad, but it’s a bit of a letdown sonically. And it’s not just performances you’d like to record. Being able to listen back to rehearsals is a great way to help work…

Congress Releases Another Short-Term Continuing Resolution

Congress Releases Another Short-Term Continuing Resolution On Tuesday, December 6, the House Appropriations Committee introduced another short-term continuing resolution (CR) [H.R. 2028], which would prevent a government shutdown and continue funding federal government programs at its FY 2016 levels, until April 28, 2017. The CR will be brought to the House of Representatives on Thursday, December 8 and is expected to pass. The Senate is then anticipating to take it up on Friday, December 9. A Refresher For those who recall, FY 2017’s appropriations discussions broke down back at the…

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