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2016 NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference

March 17-19, 2016

The biennial Conference is designed for higher education and research communities to share what they know and review the latest developments in music techniques and trends shaping the future of the profession.  The event attracts the highest quality of presenters on a wide variety of important current and emerging issues. It is an opportunity to encounter new, original, and high-quality research and pedagogical innovations that advance music education.

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