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IAJE Teacher Training Programs Set for June

The International Association for Jazz Education, along with MENC: The National Association for Music Education, and a plethora of other industry sponsors, is set to launch two three-day intensive training sessions in June designed for band, string, vocal and piano teachers who want to broaden their understanding of and proficiency in jazz education. The program also provides opportunities for college students currently studying music education.

“Today’s successful music educators are masters of all aspects of music including performance, improvisation, analysis and evaluation,” according the IAJE Web site. “Unfortunately, many music education graduates have no opportunity to receive training in jazz pedagogy while others with a modicum of training are unsure how to develop a well-rounded music curriculum that includes jazz.”

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