Building the Next Generation of Music Educators


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Work-Life Balance

A high school music educator shares six tips for managing work-life balance and being more productive.

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Resources for Online Teaching

Check out this list of resources, free lesson plans and more to help music educators with online teaching.   

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Scheduling Advice

Make your job easier with a precise schedule and pacing strategy.

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How to Plan for a Guest Artist

Make the most of a guest clinician visit with these five steps.

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Case Study: Cle Elum-Roslyn is a Small District with a Big Sound

School size doesn’t restrict the musical accomplishments at the Cle Elum-Roslyn School District.

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Percussionist Julie Hill Brings the World Home

After traveling the world and immersing herself in varied styles of music, Julie Hill returned to her roots in Tennessee to make percussion music more accessible for students of all backgrounds.

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Sean Jones' Advice to Educators

Teach your students that once they start performing, professionalism is as important as musical skills. 

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6 Keys to Creating a Game Plan for Your Ensemble

Try these tactical approaches to create a positive and healthy game plan for your ensemble.

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Q&A with Yamaha Master Educator Daniel Berard

Learn how Daniel Berard "found his place" in music and how he envisions a world where all students are artistically and creatively literate.

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High School Student Leaders Can Be Your Recruitment Crew

Use current high school student leaders to recruit and retain music students from elementary and middle schools.

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Off-Season Care and Maintenance for Percussion Instruments

Keep up maintenance and care of your percussion equipment after every season to ensure that it remains in top shape.

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