Articles about music education


Association of British Orchestras

Last updated: 01/19/2018

17.00 KEYNOTE SPEECH: HORACE TRUBRIDGE, MUSICIANS UNION 19:00 PRE-DINNER RECEPTION, THE EXCHANGE HOTEL 20:00 CONFERENCE DINNER, THE EXCHANGE HOTEL (including ABO Award and Rhinegol

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip | Give a Note Foundation

Last updated: 01/18/2018

Ramon Rivera’s music program at Wenatchee High School is a Give a Note Foundation grant recipient. Ramon Rivera was named a 2017 CMA Music Teacher of Excellence by the CMA Founda

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Clear Expectations: What Procedures to Practice in the Elementary Music Classroom - NAfME

Last updated: 01/17/2018

As music teachers, our main goal is to teach and instill a love of music in our students. There is so much that goes on in those 45 minutes of an elementary music class. Students w

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The Business of K12 music education

Last updated: 01/14/2018

Some districts can’t find or hire music teachers while others struggle to buy and maintain instruments. Many administrators, meanwhile, must cut music classes to prepare students

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How to import sheet music into your iPad - Creative Music Education

Last updated: 01/02/2018

I get asked this question by lots of teachers, particularly when they first decide to purchase an iPad. Getting started using an iPad in your music lessons for the first time can b

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Music makes children disciplined, confident, says this parent

Last updated: 12/28/2017

Here is an honest confession – each one of us as parents have dreams, desires and aspirations. It all right to want our children to be happy doing what they want for themselves,

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The Brains of Jazz and Classical Musicians Respond Differently to Surprising Sounds

Last updated: 12/13/2017

The way we mentally process the unexpected may be a key to creativity. The way we mentally process the unexpected may be a key to creativity. Can creativity be taught? Not direct

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Digital Portfolios in Music Education: Software, Tools and Resources [Part 2B]

Last updated: 12/11/2017

Welcome to part 2B of the series about digital portfolios in music. In part 1 I covered the “what” and “why” of digital portfolios and gave an overview of the “how”.

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3 Ways It Takes a Community to Develop Great Music Program ·

Last updated: 12/07/2017

I have had the pleasure of meeting thousands of music educators while speaking at our nation’s music educator conventions this year. These teachers all are consistently and passi

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Music Technology in a 21st Century Economy - NAfME

Last updated: 12/01/2017

Over  the last several years, NAfME has been listening to its members on the need to adapt curricula to today’s evolving job market. We know that music education leads many stu

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