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Sometime during the first full week of school, our local high school holds seating auditions for their ensembles. These auditions are held in the band room before homeroom and if you listen closely, you can hear the director repeating for the umpteenth time, “It’s really not a big deal.” Schools lucky enough to maintain a [...]

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Teaching guitar this year? Introducing the instrument to new players while appeasing older students looking to “play along” with the band can seem effortless with the right resources. Click through for the specifics on some of our favorite classroom additions. Most will include an accompaniment track, but also check for accurate transcriptions and recordings. Many [...]

MENC (one of the world’s largest arts education organizations) today announced its official name change to The National Association for Music Education (NAfME). In a release posted on their website, Michael A. Butera, executive director, points out that the new name better defines them as an organization for music education for everyone in our nation, [...]