Foundation News: Articles & News

  • Tip for Music Educators: Advocate by Telling Your Story

    Tips for Success brought to you by the Music Achievement Council help answer a range of questions, from how to prepare an instrument replacement plan to how to expand the learning power of music. These tips are complemented by short videos.
  • A Successful 2016 Make Music Day By The Numbers

    On June 21, millions on people joined together worldwide to make and enjoy music on Make Music Day.
  • Learn to Frame Your Music Education Message

    SupportMusic’s Coalition on Coalitions at Summer NAMM explored arts education advocacy ecosystems and strategies to realize the new opportunities available through ESSA, the new federal education law.
  • Making Music For The Sheer Joy Of It, At Summer NAMM

    Recreational Music Making events at The 2016 Summer NAMM Show focused on using movement and rhythm to encourage playing music.
  • NAMM and The NAMM Foundation Congratulates The 2016 American Eagle Awards Honorees

    NAMM and The NAMM Foundation Congratulate The 2016 American Eagle Awards Honorees, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and The Grand Ole Opry for their many contributions to music.
  • Discover the Rhythm of Celebration at Summer NAMM

    Experience the power of percussion during the Summer NAMM Drum Circle in Nashville Tennessee. A can’t miss event and open to the public, the circle combines movement with pulsating rhythms that will feed your creative expression.
  • Become a Music Ed Advocate and #JustPLAY Music at The 2016 Summer NAMM Show

    Planning your Summer NAMM schedule? NAMM members are invited to attend NAMM Foundation events at The 2016 Summer NAMM Show. All events are designed to be fun and interactive, so bring your energy and questions. See you there!
  • The NAMM Foundation Grants $600k to Music Education Programs

    The NAMM Foundation has announced that through the remainder of the 2016, the organization will make $600,000 in grants to 18 music education programs.
  • A World Where All Kids Play Music

    On Thursday, May 26, U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King joined Director of NAMM Public Affairs and Government Relations Mary Luehrsen for an exclusive, LIVE webcast to discuss the new federal education law (ESSA) and its goals for all children to receive a well-rounded education.
  • Band Life is Family

    NAMM members and musician Bernie Williams participated in a Day of Service, as part of the 2016 NAMM Music Education Advocacy D.C. Fly-In, by coaching students and making music at Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy.