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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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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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Music Education in Multiage Learning Communities

Music Education in Multiage Learning Communities: Fieldwork Model for Music Education Methods Courses in General Music By NAfME Member Dr. Lois Veenhoven Guderian Associate Professor of MusicMusic Education Coordinator, University…

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Building Community in the Choral Ensemble

We Are Family: Building Community in the Choral Ensemble By NAfME Member Dr. David Holdhusen, University of South Dakota By creating love for each other, the ensemble, and the music,…

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A Composition Project for Performing Ensembles

A Composition Project for Performing Ensembles By NAfME Member Matthew Witt For decades, performing ensembles have focused on one thing: Rehearsing. We must learn to do more than rehearse –…

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The Next Generation of Music Education

The Next Generation of Music Education in Chaska, Minnesota By NAfME member Eric Songer   The Next Generation of Music Education is an incredible revolutionary project that involves transforming music…