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  • Music Production: Four Ways to Bring it to Your School Now
    by rsanguinetti on August 8, 2022 at 11:52 am

    Portions of this article were originally published by the Massachusetts Music Education Association. Republished with permission. Music production presents an incredible opportunity to breathe new life into music programs and STEM programs alike. One of the most obvious benefits of teaching music production is fostering high student engagement. Given that teenagers are avid consumers of... The post Music Production: Four Ways to Bring it to Your School Now appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Social Emotional Learning in the Music Tech Classroom
    by Meaghan O’Connor-Vince on August 8, 2022 at 11:08 am

    At this point, it is an overstated, but perhaps not quite well enough understood, truism that every teacher across the country has been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Perhaps this is none more true than for music teachers. We’ve changed what we teach and how we teach to engage our students in an unknown virtual... The post Social Emotional Learning in the Music Tech Classroom appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Informal Music Learning + Orff Schulwerk: Developing Lifelong Musicianship
    by David Dockan on July 16, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    One of my goals as an educator is for my students to feel empowered to create and interact with music outside of my classroom. For this to happen, students need developed aural skills and comfortability with creativity. Rock musicians (Green, 2016) and hip-hop artists (Kruse, 2018) generally learn and create through an informal music learning... The post Informal Music Learning + Orff Schulwerk: Developing Lifelong Musicianship appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • An Overview of the Greatest Thrash Metal Guitarists’ Lead Manners; Jeff Hanneman and Marty Friedman
    by Amir Dawarzani on May 5, 2022 at 2:11 am

    This is an overview of the lead manners of two great guitarists, neither of whom are currently active in the thrash metal genre. Friedman split from Megadeth in 2000, and Jeff Hanneman died in 2013. However, their precious legacy will remain forever. Marty Friedman Friedman follows a classical style in thrash metal. He was adept... The post An Overview of the Greatest Thrash Metal Guitarists’ Lead Manners; Jeff Hanneman and Marty Friedman appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Songwriting as a Safe Space for Releasing Anxiety
    by Naomi Sky on May 5, 2022 at 2:08 am

    I was introduced to music early on in my life. My parents took me to “Mommy & Me” music classes as a baby, my dad plays the piano at home, and my mom sings around the house when she’s in a great mood. Even with joyous memories like these, I never predicted how big of... The post Songwriting as a Safe Space for Releasing Anxiety appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

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