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The Gift that Keeps Giving: Honoring Marvin Blickenstaff

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question We would like to thank Arlene Steffen for this tribute to her teacher, Marvin Blickenstaff. As we continue the season of gratitude and giving, we pay tribute to piano teachers from around the country who are transforming...


Lesson Planning: A Teaching Essential?

September 2014; Vol. 6, No. 5

Road maps and detours by Craig Sale One of my worst nightmares is arriving at the school where I teach to realize I have left that day’s lesson plans at home.  On the rare occasions when this has happened, I have managed to conduct a...


2019 NCKP Preconference Highlights

Summer 2019; Vol. 11, No. 3

NCKP has eleven subcommittees, comprised of leaders in each of the following subcommittee areas: collaborative performance, collegiate pedagogy teaching, creative music making, inclusive teaching, independent music teachers, music in early childhood, research, students and young professionals, teaching adults, technology, and wellness. Over seventy-five individuals serve...

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