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NAfME Opposes Rescinding of Transgender Guidelines for Schools

  National Association for Music Education Opposes Rescinding of Transgender Guidelines for Schools   The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) strongly opposes the Trump Administration’s rescinding of Title IX guidelines regarding transgender students, which were issued last year by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). NAfME’s mission is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all. We believe that removing these guidelines impedes that mission by potentially making it more difficult for transgender students to receive…

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2017 Music In Our Schools – Music Inspires Tour to Visit University of Central Missouri March 3

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Lindsay SheldonGive a Note Foundation(703) 860-4000 ext. 230 LindsayS@giveanote.org 2017 Music In Our Schools – Music Inspires Tour to Visit University of Central Missouri March 3 RESTON, VA (February 24, 2017) – This March-April Give a Note Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Music In Our Schools – Music Inspires Tour. This year along with Radio Disney/Radio Disney Country, the CMA Foundation is joining by matching grants to the six schools selected for the Tour – with a total of $30,000 to be presented to…

Developing a Natural and Relaxed Approach to String Playing – Part 1

Developing a Natural and Relaxed Approach to String Playing – Part 1 By NAfME Member Tomas Cotik Article originally published on The Strad   Portland State University professor Dr Tomas Cotik gives an introduction to kinesthetic feelings and demonstrates techniques and exercises   This article follows Dr Tomas Cotik’s previous feature for The Strad – Elements of Alexander Technique: discovering a natural approach to string playing The goal of the following exercises is to help students experience new kinesthetic feelings. These practical methods allow students to crack subconscious habits and…

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