Building the Next Generation of Music Educators


  • Why Go to an MEA Conference?

    Network, learn and grow as a music
    educator at your state's MEA conference.

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  • Get Parents Involved!

    There are countless benefits when you get parents
    involved and engaged in their children's musical growth.

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  • Deconstructing Mallets

    Understanding the different

    parts of a mallet will help you

    make the smartest selections

    for your percussion section. 

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Scheduling Advice

Roma High School's Dena Laurel has a precise scheduling and pacing strategy. Employ some of her planning techniques.

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Collaboration is Key

When you develop alignment across disciplines, buildings and age groups in K-12 music programs, keep these considerations in mind. 

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Master Tone

Help students break down the factors of sound production and incorporate them back into the music. 

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Inclusive Repertoire

Repertoire should include and celebrate multiple voices of representation.

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Christian Howes: Versatile Violin Virtuoso

Classically trained violinist Christian Howes breaks free of genre conventions to practice and teach creativity.

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Letter to Myself: Douglas Droste

Yamaha Master Educator Douglas Droste shares six pointers with his younger self about being a successful educator.

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Case Study: A Music Program Succeeds in the Inner City

A band director took risks and overcame the odds at Rancho High School in Las Vegas, turning a declining program into one of the most successful in Nevada.

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Q&A with Yamaha Master Educator Anthony Maiello

Yamaha Master Educator Anthony Maiello's love of music started by watching "The Lawrence Welk Show."

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4 Tips to a Stronger Low Saxophone Section

Move the needle forward with your low saxophone section with these four tips.

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Advice from Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Travis J. Cross

Sometimes looking at things from a different angle will clarify the concept.

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The Venova: Game Changer for Elementary School Students

This new instrument is much more than a curiosity. It will change teaching winds at the elementary level.

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