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Marisa Weinstein of Pittsfield, Maine, Named Recipient of the 2017 George N. Parks Award from the National Association for Music Education and Music for All FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RESTON, VA (November 21, 2017)—The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announced that Marisa Weinstein, Director of Bands at Warsaw Middle School in Pittsfield, Maine, is the recipient of the 2017 George N. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education. Marisa received the award during the Opening Ceremony at the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis on Saturday,
Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies!
Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies! By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.” — Plato Things for Which Prospective Music Teachers and Students Majoring in Music Education Should Be Thankful . . . and on Which to Reflect Over This Holiday Season! Music educators and those training for this honorable career have many reasons to feel blessed. This Thanksgiving 2016
Welcome to Amplify, NAfME Members!
Introducing Amplify the Largest Community of Music Educators in the Country! The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is delighted to announce that on November 16, we officially launched Amplify, our newest online platform – and the largest community of music educators across the country! NAfME Members have automatically been enrolled into this free, member-exclusive service. Amplify allows you to connect and converse with over 60,000 other music educators, leaders, and advocates. The platform also gives access to countless resources and community forums; perfect for young educators seeking