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2018 National In-Service Music Education Conference

Save the date for the 2018 NAfME National In-Service Conference: November 11-14, 2018. Session, workshop, and poster proposals are being accepted now through February 2, 2018, Midnight Pacific.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 National In-Service Music Education Conference

Save the date for the 2018 NAfME National In-Service Conference: November 11-14, 2018. Session, workshop, and poster proposals are being accepted now through February 2, 2018, Midnight Pacific.

As one of the world’s largest arts education organizations, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at every level while providing professional resources for teachers, parents, and administrators. The NAfME National Conference is the only music education conference where you can connect and collaborate with music educators from all over the world.

Join us as NAfME returns to Dallas to host the 5th annual National In-Service Music Education Conference filled with practical teaching methods, creative techniques, exciting events, and the ability to earn up to 17 hours of professional development recognition! View the conference program book.

The conference is sponsored by Carnegie Hall.

Download the conference app today to begin planning your conference itinerary and creating your app profile! See conference app instructions.

NAfME is excited to offer four micro-credentials at the 2017 National In-Service Conference, which you can use in your resume and annual review.

Registration form available!

Arts supervisors: Learn about the inaugural Music Program Leaders Summit!

Need help making your case to attend this years’ event? Check out our Justification Toolkit!

What’s happening at this year’s conference?

Exciting new Directors’ Ensembles have been added to this year’s repertoire led by renowned Directors Jo-Michael Scheibe, Peter Boonshaft, and Christopher Selby.

This year’s National In-Service Conference Keynote Speaker is Bob Duke.

Bob Duke is the Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is a University of Texas System Distinguished Teaching Professor, Elizabeth Shatto Massey Distinguished Fellow in Teacher Education, and Director of the Center for Music Learning. He is also a clinical professor in the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and director of Push program in the School of Undergraduate Studies. Dr. Duke’s research on human learning and behavior spans multiple disciplines, including motor skill learning, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience.


Presidio Brass will perform at National In-Service in Dallas!

Presidio Brass, a brass quintet with KHS/Jupiter Instruments/XO Brass, will perform this November at the 2017 National In-Service Conference in Dallas. Each member of the ensemble began his music career in their school’s band program. Inspired by the dedication of their school music teachers, Presidio Brass came together with the primary mission to promote music education and music appreciation in youngsters.


NAfME Drum Circle sponsored by Remo

Let’s Celebrate in Rhythm as we create connections and explore our collective creativity! We give the gift of music making to our students, and now we get to come together in a joyful, playful and inclusive music making experience!

Join John Fitzgerald, Manager of Recreational Music Activities for Remo Inc.

Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM.

Food and drinks will also be provided.  



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