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Choosing Festival Repertoire

Choosing Festival Repertoire By NAfME member Tom Dean Article Originally Posted on JW Pepper Blog   You have decided on the trip, made all the preparations, and your students and parent…

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Create/Compose…and the technology that can help

Create/Compose …and the technology that can help By NAfME member Michael Hayden   Now more than ever, music technology has the transformative power to strengthen our music classrooms and deepen…

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Beginning with Silence

Beginning with Silence Finding “Presence” in Music Class By NAfME member Tom Sabatino   What might happen if we all took 30 seconds each day to be silent, listen, appreciate,…

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Technology in Education Today

Technology in Education Today By NAfME member Tom Dean Article Originally Posted on JW Pepper Blog   The influx of technology into our lives and into our classrooms has had a…

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The Opening of the 115th Congress

The 115th Congress is officially underway as lawmakers kick-started the new Congress on January 3, 2017, at noon.  Under its rules, the House of Representatives cannot constitute itself until it…

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A New Year’s Vision for Music Education

A New Year’s Vision for Music Education  By Mike Blakeslee, NAfME CEO & Executive Director   The New Year is a traditional time for making resolutions to be, somehow, better…