2015 National In-Service Conference

2015 National In-Service Conference

October 25-28, 2015

It's our last year in Music City and we're out to make it our best yet! Join us, one last time in Naf-ville, for more than 300 innovative professional development sessions, nightly entertainment, extraordinary performances from across the country, a wild time at the Give a Note Extravaganza, and tons of networking and in-depth learning.

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2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

June 24, 2015 – June 26, 2015

Join us for an unforgettable experience at the 2015 NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit, June 24-26! Share your passion for music education with the nation's leaders at our annual lobbying day on Capitol Hill. Take part in additional leadership and advocacy training tailored especially for Collegiate members.

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Building Your First Successful Pit Orchestra

Determination, strategy, and a variety of resources can help. By: Andrew S. Berman This article originally appeared in the April 2015 edition of Teaching Music Magazine Are you an NAfME member? Subscribe or login to view previous editions of the Teaching Music Magazine     MANY GRADUATES of high school music programs reflect fondly on their time spent in pit orchestras for their school musicals. Music teachers have the opportunity to create these valuable experiences for their students, but directing a pit orchestra can come with its challenges. James Ross…

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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 4-8, 2015

This May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, and May 5 is National Teacher Day. The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is joining in the celebration of our teachers. Every day, music teachers make an enormous difference in the lives of students–providing them the opportunity to learn creatively and express themselves in a way no other class can offer. The benefits of your music classes are priceless. On this page you will find shareable graphics for social media, classroom wall art, opportunities for you and your students to share your…

Collegiate Professional Achievement Recognition Recipients Announced

The National Association for Music Education is pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2015 Professional Achievement Recognition. Jon Crust, Bemidji State University, advisor – Jeff Sands Andrew Steck, Butler University, advisor – Penny Dimmick Kelly Brooks, Kelvin Flores, & Kelly McCarley, California State University-Northridge, advisor – Mary Schliff Christina Bailey, Georgia College, advisor – Patti Tolbert Kyle Benaburger & Kailyn Tropeano, Hofstra University, advisor – Cindy Bell Neil Hicks, Indiana University, advisor – Peter Miksza Amy Royal, Louisiana Tech University, advisor – Gregory Lyons Ben Davenport, Milligan College,…

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