Foundation News: Articles & News

  • Music Educator Showcases at The 2019 NAMM Show

    The Music Educator Showcases provide music educators, school administrators and nonprofit representatives with an “only at the NAMM Show” opportunity to learn about innovative music education tools, programs and best practices from the classroom. Learn more.
  • Music as Purpose: Singer-songwriter Thomas Claxton's Path Was Set from the Start

    Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 55 featuring professional vocalist and musician Thomas Claxton.
  • From The Desk of Mary: Thank You

    With the Aug. edition of The NAMM Foundation newsletter, we are saying goodbye to the current format and kick off our Oct. 1 edition with a new look and consolidated content to help you participate in The NAMM Foundation.
  • MAC Corner: You're Invited ...

    Developed by the Music Achievement Council, a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, the First Performance National Day of Celebration (FPNDoC) is a turnkey demonstration concert designed to recognize and celebrate beginning band and orchestra students for their achievements.
  • The 2019 NAMM Show: Registration and Housing Open

    Mark your calendars and make plans to attend The 2019 NAMM Show, the global gathering of the music, sound and event technology industries, on January 24–27, 2019 in Southern California.
  • Iconic Jazz Vocalists The Manhattan Transfer Share Musical Origin Stories

    Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 56 featuring The Manhattan Transfer.
  • From Small Country Town to Big Country Sound: Following Parmalee’s Star

    Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 54 featuring country music band Parmalee.
  • Smart Women in Music: Promoting Women's Leadership Opportunities in the Music Products Industry

    Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 58 featuring the founders of the Smart Women in Music (SWIM) Fund.
  • Grantee Spotlight: Little Kids Rock

    The NAMM Foundation first provided Little Kids Rock with a Music Making Grant in 2002 and provided initial support for this program that is now having national impact by restoring, expanding and innovating music education in schools. Little Kids Rock trains public school educators and donates instruments and curricular resources to support the needs of school music programs.
  • Grantee Spotlight: The Sphinx Organization

    The Sphinx Organization, first awarded a NAMM Foundation Music Making Grant in 2017, strives to transform lives through the power of diversity in the arts.

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