The conductors of the 2018 NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles incorporated aspects of the 2014 National Music Standards throughout the rehearsal and performance processes.View the brief video.
Explore standards-based creating with the Student Composition Competition and the resources of the Institute for Composer Diversity. The entire concert (showcasing each student's composition performed by string ensemble, then conversation with the students, ending with a panel discussion) is available.
The Institute for Composer Diversity includes a searchable databases of band, choral and orchestral music available from living composers, composers of color and female composers.
National Endowment for the Arts' funded NAfME Professional Development project, Experiential Ensembles. Working with 16 band, choir and orchestra teachers and 4 great clinicians, these snippets highlight ways to more fully engage students in their ensemble rehearsal process, as the performing process standards ask us to do.