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2016 National Music Education Conference

November 10-13, 2016

LIMITED TIME ONLY: Registration Special for $125. We are heading into our fourth year of our incredibly successful re-imagined national conference for the music education community. Every year thousands of music educators, future music educators, students, and performers gather to gain in-depth practical knowledge through hundreds of professional development sessions. We’re the only national conference that offers the highest standard of professional development, networking opportunities, around-the-clock performances, and nightly entertainment!

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FEATURES AND NEWS

Commercial Music: A Paradigm Shift in Music Education

Commercial Music: A Paradigm Shift in Music Education (Part 2 of 2) By NAfME Member Michael Parsons Director of Instrumental Music Briarcrest Christian School Memphis, Tennessee   In my last blog, I mentioned how commercial music education not only revolutionized our program, it saved it. In this blog, I will explain the “How-To” for this style of music education, or at least techniques and curricular strategies that I have implemented over the past eight years.   In the Classroom Song selection… When I talk with educators about implementing commercial music…

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Simple, Inexpensive Band Room Solutions

Simple, Inexpensive Band Room Solutions Penny-Pinching in your Band Program   By NAfME Members Andrew Smouse and Brittany Hassler All music teachers know money and time are limited in our profession. Budgets are cut, fundraisers fail, and planning periods pass by quickly. Although these are all realities, there are simple and inexpensive ways to help overcome these and other issues that plague our profession. Below you will find a few ideas to consider this fall about inexpensive band room solutions. Simple, Inexpensive Maintenance Ideas In today’s world of always needing…

Students Share Thoughts on #MusicEdIdol Teachers

Deadline to Enter Grant Competition  Less than Two Weeks Away! Students Share Thoughts on #MusicEdIdol Teachers   Nominate your #MusicEdIdol HERE.   21st Century Fox and Give a Note Foundation are joining together to recognize those special music teachers who inspire their students to reach further, dig deeper, and achieve on a higher level!  The 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants  were created to honor the legacy of FOX’s AMERICAN IDOL, the cultural phenomenon that created some of music’s biggest stars and inspired millions of young people to participate…

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