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Six districts recognized among Best Communities for Music Education

Six Kentucky school districts have been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education and efforts to assure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.

Nine high school musicians selected for Rose Parade honor band

Nine Kentucky high school students have been selected to participate in the 2021 Bands of America Honor Band in the Rose Parade.

Fayette orchestra director honored string teachers’ group

Nathan Wilson, orchestra director at Leestown Middle School (Fayette County), has received the 2020 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award (grades K-12) from the Kentucky Chapter of the American String Teachers Association.

PBS provides resources related to ‘Country Music’ documentary

PBS LearningMedia offers a collection of resources related to Ken Burns’ “Country Music,” the documentary that recently aired on PBS stations. The collection includes videos, activity sets and lesson plans for grades 5-12 spanning music, social studies and English/language arts curricula.

iRap Summer Camp

Fans of hip-hop music have known for years that it has been used by artists to express feelings and shed light onto topics affecting their neighborhoods and communities.

Teachers of the Year find power in music

NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.

New music education resource from VH1 Save The Music Foundation

VH1 Save The Music Foundation has released its 2017 Principal’s Guide, which provides music educators with key information, resources and insight for building their school’s music program.

Igniting students’ interest in math

A Johnson County teacher uses elements of writing, art and music to help her students master mathematics skills.

Reading the music

Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.

Dulcimers help students swing into love of music

Walton-Verona Independent’s commitment to music education leads to national award.