Music Education: Articles & News

  • President Innovation Award

    The NAMM Foundation Announces the 2018 President’s Innovation Award Winners

    Annual scholarship program helps advance careers of 94 college music students
  • Grantee Spotlight: San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS)

    One of this year’s NAMM Foundation grantees is San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, a nonprofit organization that has given thousands of young musicians the opportunity to study and perform classical music at an advanced level.
  • Our Hearts Go Out to Everyone Affected By Recent Disasters

    On behalf of all of us at NAMM and The NAMM Foundation, our hearts go out to everyone impacted by the recent natural disasters.
  • Music Impacts Learning and Way of Life

    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.
  • Grantee Spotlight: EngAGE, Inc.

    One of this year’s NAMM Foundation grantees is EngAGE, Inc., a nonprofit organization that creates community and changes lives by transforming affordable apartment communities into vibrant centers of teaching and learning, artistic exploration, creativity and engagement for over 5,000 people living in affordable communities in Southern California, Oregon and Minnesota.
  • Music Booster Organization Startups

    When considering the components of a successful music program, the development of a Music Booster Organization counts as one of the most vital. Article written by Marcia Neel, and originally published in SBO Magazine.
  • Music Educators: Learn to Tell the Story

    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 encouraging students to begin and stay in instrumental music programs.
  • Talking Up Music Education Podcast

    Opportunity, Rigor, Results: Sphinx Music

    Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 29 today!
  • The NAMM Foundation Announces $675,000 in Grants to Music Education Programs Worldwide

    The NAMM Foundation has announced that the organization will benefit 24 different music education programs with $675,000 in grants, an increase made possible by NAMM Foundation donors.
  • MAC Corner: How to Maximize Fiscal Opportunities

    [Band] directors are entrusted with thousands of dollars of instruments and equipment, yet along the way, few have ever had a course in business management. But to maximize the fiscal opportunities that exists, we need to understand the process and be sure we have the documents to support our case.

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