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The Job Search Process: Where to Begin

Maybe you are getting ready to graduate or  have recently graduated, have a degree in music education… [more]

The Job Search Process: Where to Begin The Job Search Process: Where to Begin

BREAKING: Andrew Ritenour New Editor-in-Chief of MusicEdMajor.net

Andrew Ritenour introduced as new Editor-in-Chief of MusicEdMajor.net

BREAKING: Andrew Ritenour New Editor-in-Chief of MusicEdMajor.net BREAKING: Andrew Ritenour New Editor-in-Chief of MusicEdMajor.net

Quarter 1 Recap: The Top Posts of January, February, and March

Take a look at the top posts and pages from the first three months of 2011 at MusicEdMajor.net!

Quarter 1 Recap: The Top Posts of January, February, and March Quarter 1 Recap: The Top Posts of January, February, and March

Recent Posts

The Beginnings of a Lifetime Career

By Carrington Thompson THE BEGINNINGS OF A LIFETIME CAREER Coming into Rowan University as a freshman in the fall of 2012, I cannot really say that I knew what I was getting myself into.  I had heard of other people’s experiences, and I had a glimpse into the musician’s life through a few of my [...]

Introducing Carrington Thompson and A Few Things…

First off, I’d like to apologize for our absence the last few months.  Things have been incredibly hectic with student teaching and my senior recital, and we’ve also been putting some things together behind the scenes that will be seen in the coming weeks and months.  However, we here at MEM are back! Here to [...]

2013 TI:ME Leadership Academy

National Music Technology Leadership Academy Sponsored by TI:ME and a NAMM Program Grant Call for Participation   With the support of a grant from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) we are pleased to announce a highly competitive program to selected a small group of undergraduate music majors nationally for the 2nd Annual Music Technology [...]

From Teacher to “Teacher”

Recently, there have been a lot of articles in the newspaper and on the internet about teachers’ unions and their negotiating tactics.  One of the articles I read that struck me the most refers to a union that is in the middle of renegotiating their contract, which expired in 2010.  That means that for the [...]

BURN OUT

When I began my career as a music education student at Rowan University, I immediately became involved in our chapter of NAfME (MENC at the time) Collegiate. One of the biggest contributions that our chapter makes to the local music education community is our involvement in local all-state and region honor band auditions.  At one [...]

The Switch

Ask me why I am a music education major and I can actually tell you a relatively interesting story, the beginning of which started when I was still in high school.  I think that by the time I was a junior in high school, I was largely sold on the idea that I wanted to [...]

A Push For Well-Rounded Singing

A wise choir director once told me “When you finish your undergraduate degree, you think you know everything. When you finish your masters, you realize you don’t know everything. When you finish your doctorate, you realize nobody knows anything.” Now that I am near the end of my senior year of college, I appreciate that [...]