—The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) invites music educators and school administrators from across the country to Anaheim, Calif. to experience NAMM’s “Music Education Days.” The sixth annual event will be held January 26-27 at the 2013 NAMM Show.
Hosted by the NAMM Foundation, music educators and school administrators will have access to NAMM’s premier industry-only music product trade show, where they will have an opportunity to preview the latest instruments, products and tools relevant to today’s music classrooms.
“Now in its sixth year, Music Education Days continues to celebrate and support music educators in their very important role of inspiring children to learn to play music,” said Mary Luehrsen, executive director of the NAMM Foundation. “This event brings together music education professionals to network with the industry and each other, but it also offers tools to create even better music programs in their districts.”
Music Education Days will again feature inspiring musical performances each morning beginning at 9:30, followed by session briefings and program highlights. Afternoon breakout sessions will cover topics for music educators ranging from “How to Start a Mariachi Program” and “Technology for Music Educators” to “Adding Group Guitar to Your Program” and “Top 10 Tips for Music Teacher Success.” In addition to networking and reviewing best practices, teachers will have the opportunity to explore miles of new music product displays; examining new products and technologies they can use in their schools.
Registration for Music Education Days is $25 per person from Oct.17, 2012 until Jan. 3, 2013, and $50 per person from Jan. 4-23, 2013. There will be no registration onsite. Music educators can RSVP here before Jan. 3, 2013 to receive an invitation.
About The NAMM Foundation
The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit organization with the mission of advancing active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs from the international music products industry. For more information about the NAMM Foundation, please visit www.nammfoundation.org.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 9,000 Member companies located in more than 87 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.