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  • The 2020 NAMM Show: Registration and Housing Info for General Attendees

    Make plans to attend The 2020 NAMM Show: the global gathering of the music, sound and entertainment technology industries, on January 16–19, 2020 in Southern California. Registration and housing for general attendees is now open.
  • The Grand Rally for Music Education Presents Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5

    Attend The 2020 NAMM Show to see an intimate performance with innovative vocalist and instrumentalist Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5 at The Grand Rally for Music Education on Sat., Jan. 18! Presented by The NAMM Foundation, The Grand Rally celebrates music education and honors its champions and advocates.
  • The Best Communities for Music Education Sought by The NAMM Foundation

    The annual award program celebrates music education programs across the country. The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation is seeking school districts and schools with an exemplary commitment to music education to be recognized as part of the Foundation's Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) program.

The NAMM Foundation represents the generosity and philanthropy of the music products industry.

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Promoting the joy of music and music making

The NAMM Foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. A supporting organization of NAMM, the NAMM Foundation is funded by NAMM Members through trade association activities and private donations.

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