• Online Teaching Resources

    Music educators transitioning to teaching online can rely

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  • Bring Plans, Not Problems

    Keep open lines of communication with administrators and the school board to ensure that they are aware of your program's plans, goals and needs.

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  • Funding Resource Roundup

    Check out this collection of resources to help music educators navigate the various grant and funding opportunities available. 

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Get ESSA Funds

Funds are allocated annually for the Every Student Succeeds Act's Title IV-A grant program. So ask and keep asking for money for your program.

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Start an Electric String Ensemble

Interested in adding an electric string ensemble to your music program? Here's what you'll need to get started. 

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Rebuilding Time

Try these five tips to rebuild and reinvigorate your music program.

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The Art of Practicing

Percussionist Pablo Rieppi recommends finding creativity and comfort in practice.  

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Denis DiBlasio: Jazz Saxophonist, Music Educator and Storyteller

Denis DiBlasio's life in jazz and teaching has been full of improvisation, invention and reinvention.

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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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Case Study: Mobilizing a Community to Win Yamaha Instruments

At Teasley Middle School in Canton, Georgia, a new band director rallied his community to win Yamaha instruments for an expanding band program.

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Free Yamaha Mallet Resource Guide

Download this free guide -- with exercises, scales and études -- that can be used as an effective supplement to any classroom method book.

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Q&A with Yamaha Master Educator Richard Floyd

Richard Floyd says that music is essential -- find out why in this illuminating Q&A.

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Avoid Burnout

When your attitude toward your career wavers, don’t succumb to burnout. Stay inspired and inspiring rather than self-combusting.

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Advice from Yamaha Master Educator Anthony Maiello

Learn by watching other music educators -- on stage and in life.

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