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NAfME Leaders from Throughout the United States and Europe Advocate for Music Education During 2014 Hill Day

June 27th, 2014

Make sure to follow visits to Capitol Hill  by NAfME leaders and NAfME Collegiate members from throughout the United States as they visit Capitol Hil, sharing one unified message: “The arts play a unique and critical role in helping students … Read More »

During Capitol Hill Briefing, NAfME Makes a Case for Adding the Arts to a STEM Education

June 27th, 2014

On Thursday June 26, the National Association for Music Education and the Congressional STEAM Caucus held a Congressional Briefing, “Music Education Powers STEAM.” The discussion centered on  the importance of music education in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) initiatives. The briefing … Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: NAfME Congressional Briefing to Explore the Role of Music in a 21st Century STEAM Education

June 16th, 2014

         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The National Association for Music Education Will Open a 2-Day Advocacy Event with a STEAM Congressional Briefing   Briefing Panel Will Discuss Why the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Movement Must … Read More »

Tips for Singing the National Anthem

June 9th, 2014

Help students understand the meaning of the words. Define unknown words like “ramparts” and “perilous.” Take students back to the War of 1812 and the battle at Fort McHenry that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem (see resources … Read More »

2014 Electronic Music Composition Contest Winners Announced

June 9th, 2014

NAfME is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2014 Electronic Music Composition Contest – K-8 Winner: Stephanie Chow, Out of the Fray Grade 7, Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School, Normal, IL Dr. Kimberly McCord, teacher 9-12 Winner: Kiyoon Ko, … Read More »

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