As we put
the final touches on this December issue, the MT staff can’t help but reflect
on a rollercoaster week. The Music Education Expo is shaping up a treat, and we
were overwhelmed by the hundreds of nominations we received for the Music
Teacher Awards 2014, which will be presented in a gala ceremony on the Friday night.
We spent a humbling couple of days reading through them all and narrowing down
the entries to four or five from each category. Our panel of judges, to be
announced shortly, has the unenviable task of picking winners from an extremely