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Council for Orchestral Education Executive Committee
NAfME invites members to submit session proposals for the 2014 National In-Service Conference, to be held on October 26-29, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.
To submit a proposal and for more information please visit: http://musiced.nafme.org/events/2014-nafme-national-in-service-conference/
December 4th, 2013
By Christopher Selby The goal of teaching rhythm is to develop independent string musicians who can decipher, recall and perform written rhythms without the help of a teacher. How many times have we heard students ask “How does this go?” … Read More »
October 2nd, 2013
By Dr. Wesley K. DeSpain I grew up playing the clarinet. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to perform in a full orchestra for three years during high school and for two years in a youth orchestra program sponsored … Read More »
August 19th, 2013
By Mary Wagner, NAfME Orchestra Council Chair Welcome to the new school year! If you are like me, you are thinking about recruiting demos for young students or making plans for the older ones. While we usually do our big recruitment … Read More »
April 22nd, 2013
by Denese Odegaard, Fargo Public Schools Performing Arts Specialist “Great teachers consistently raise the ceiling of performance for each learner. At the same time, they raise the support system for each student.” Carol Tomlinson, Fulfilling the Promise of the … Read More »
January 24th, 2013
Peer teaching is an effective strategy for the music classroom. The Virginia Chamber Orchestra (VCO) has made a video, “I Heard That! Listening to Classical Music,” that uses students to introduce and discuss composers such as Mozart, Haydn, and Bach … Read More »