NAMM Foundation Articles & News

  • Communicating Music Education to Your Community

    Music educators are encouraged to watch “Tips for Success” videos (brought to you by The Music Achievement Council). The Music Achievement Council is an action-oriented nonprofit enabling more students to begin and stay in instrumental music programs.
  • The Nonprofit Management Institute at The 2018 NAMM Show

    Nonprofit orgnizations are invited to attend The 2018 NAMM Show by applying to become part of The NAMM Foundation's Nonprofit Network as well as participate in the first annual Nonprofit Management Institute. Organizations that advance active participation in music making (and create music makers) are encouraged to apply to attend, and RSVP to the Institute.
  • From the Desk of Mary: Happy Thanksgiving from The NAMM Foundation

    The NAMM Foundation thanks you- wherever in the world this may find you and whatever holidays you celebrate- for all you do to advance music education and music making!
  • SupportMusic Roundtable at Midwest Band Clinic

    The SupportMusic Roundtable event at the Midwest Clinic guarantees a lively debate and information sharing on topics that advance and support music education. RSVP to attend today!
  • Roomful of Pianos Interview with Composer and Conductor Keith McCutchen

    Composer and conductor Keith McCutchen is Director of Choral Activities at Kentucky State, as well as a jazz pianist who has performed with the likes of bassist Richard Davis, saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, and trumpeter Wayne Bergeron. We recently caught up with Dr. McCutchen to hear about his new piece for The 2018 NAMM Show's Roomful of Pianos in January.
  • Grantee Spotlight: SongwritingWith:Soldiers

    One of this year’s NAMM Foundation grantees is SongwritingWith:Soldiers, an organization that uses songwriting as a catalyst for personal reflection and change. Their unique model pairs professional songwriters with veterans in retreat and workshop settings, offering participants a way to tell their stories, rebuild trust, release pain and forge relationships.
  • The 3rd Annual Grand Rally for Music Education at The 2018 NAMM Show

    Celebrate music education and honor its champions and advocates at The Grand Rally for Music Education, at The 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Ca, January 25-28, 2018.
  • Supporting Music Education: The Art of Teaching

    Music educators are encouraged to watch “Tips for Success” videos (brought to you by The Music Achievement Council). The Music Achievement Council is an action-oriented nonprofit enabling more students to begin and stay in instrumental music programs.
  • Talking Up Music Education Podcast

    Tune in to The NAMM Foundation's Talking Up Music Education Podcasts, Broadcast Live at Music For All’s Bands of America Grand National Championships

    Tune in to The NAMM Foundation’s Talking Up Music Education podcast this Friday, Nov. 10 where Mary Luehrsen, Executive Director of The NAMM Foundation, will be interviewing students, band directors, and more, live at Music For All’s Bands of America (BOA) Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, IN.
  • Give the Gift of Music This #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday on Nov. 28 2017 inspires millions of people to support causes they believe in that help people to have a better life. Kick off the holiday season with a gift of music on Nov. 28, and make a donation to The NAMM Foundation.

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