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7 Steps to Grow Your Music Program

It’s no secret that, as a music educator, you love what you do and want to inspire a lifelong love of music in your students. However, if you’re trying to keep your program thriving, re-energize an existing music program or build one from the ground up, there can be numerous challenges. Here are seven solid strategies designed to help attract and retain kids, and build your program’s profile.

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Fun with Music Theory … Imagine That!


When Thunder Mountain M.S. adopted a 1-to-1 technology initiative to better prepare students for the digital world, music director Sarah van Vegten started to explore how these Web-enabled devices might enhance student learning and shed some of the paperwork. At the same time, she was facing a challenge that many music teachers know all too well — her sixth-grade music elective enrolment numbers were declining. “It’s a real commitment to be in music.”

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