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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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Touchdown for Classical Music and Football

Touchdown for Classical Music and Football Member Spotlight: Susan Spafford This article originally appeared in the October 2016 Teaching Music. NAfME member Susan Spafford earned performance and education degrees, auditioned…

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Playing through Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies Every Year

Playing through Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies Every Year Know the Musical Scales to Reach Monumental Heights By NAfME Member Joseph Rutkowski   Consider this not-so-monumental for the teacher (although it does…

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Teaching Concert Etiquette

Teaching Concert Etiquette By NAfME member Tom Sabatino Article Originally Posted on JW Pepper Blog   One of the most frustrating experiences a music teacher or director can have is a…

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Traveling with Your Music Department

Traveling with Your Music Department By NAfME members Tom Sabatino and Tom Dean Article Originally Posted on JW Pepper Blog Traveling with your school ensemble can be a wonderful experience for…