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    Finding (and Funding) a Way for Music

    Create a win-win situation by learning how your district distributes and uses Title IV-A funds. 

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    Enhance Snare Drum Performance

    You can improve your snare drum performances with instrument selection, preparation and tuning. 

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    Try this Creative Composition Activity

    Ignite creativity with this lesson, which teaches composing and arranging as well as sight reading. 

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    Zoomed Out?

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Come Back Strong for Fall 2021

With our Post-Pandemic Planning Guide, start your recruitment and retention efforts now.

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How to Get ESSER Funding

Learn about special education grants available through the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan.  

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Julie DeRoche's Keys to Teaching

Clarity, caring and an open mind are essential to get to the next level.

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Instruments at an Inner-City Music Program

A Las Vegas band director employs a strategy of instrument inventory that works.

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Case Study: Crafting a Jazz Studies Program

Learn how Bloomington High School North in Indiana started a jazz program under the direction of Janis Stockhouse.

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Emily Threinen: Music's North Star

Acclaimed conductor Emily Threinen returns to Minnesota, the North Star State, as a professor and guiding light for students looking for support and excellence.

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10 Tips to Start a Middle School Drumline

Middle school music teachers should consider adding a drumline to give students a challenging and fun musical outlet.

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Import Notation Files into Dorico

Create a complete library of your old scores, worksheets and arrangements by importing them into Dorico.

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Letter to Myself: Richard Floyd

Yamaha Master Educator Richard Floyd pens a letter to his younger self, sharing advice, anecdotes and inspiration for a fulfilling career in music education.

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Fix Winds in a Pinch

Build a toolkit and sharpen your skills to make small repairs to your students' woodwinds and brass instruments.

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Bring a Sense of Joy into Elementary Music Classes

Focus on play and movement with elementary school students.

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