Music Education: Articles & News

  • Grantee Spotlight: Guitars in The Classroom

    Guitars in the Classroom, a 12-year NAMM Foundation grant recipient which serves over 260,000 children per year, is dedicated to increasing literacy and learning across the curriculum through integrated music making in public elementary school classrooms.
  • Talking Up Music Education Podcast

    Country Music Star Hunter Hayes on Growing Up With Music

    Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 47 today.
  • Grantee Spotlight: Percussion Marketing Council (PMC)

    The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) is deeply committed to helping to create more music makers. A 20-year NAMM Foundation Music Making Program grantee, PMC uniquely understands that the future of percussion products is directly linked to the creation of more players, and by creating more music makers, all music retailers (manufacturers, distributors, publishers etc.) benefit!
  • Focusing on the Classroom: Recruiting and Retaining Students

    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.
  • From The Desk of Mary: Together, We Keep Music Education Strong

    Our January newsletter reaches you as we approach the The 2018 NAMM Show. Safe journey to the 1,500 music teachers and school administrators coming to Anaheim for Music Education Days, and over 2,000 college music students and faculty exploring careers in music who are joining us for the GenNext program.
  • The Business Side of Teaching School Music: Fiscal Procedures

    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.
  • From the Desk of Mary: Warm Holiday Greetings

    Warm holiday greetings from all of us at The NAMM Foundation! May the music of the season remind you that your efforts as a champion of music education seeks to assure that music learning is part of every child’s life as they grow and learn. Thank you for all you do to keep music education strong.
  • Grantee Spotlight: The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

    The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a state-of-the-art mobile audio and video recording and production facility, committed to providing students with increased access to music, audio, video and broadcast technology. The Lennon Bus works with national partners, including The NAMM Foundation, to bring these events to elementary, middle and high schools around the country regardless of their levels of expertise.
  • Smith River Committed to Music Education For All

    Smith River, a K-8 school part of the Del Norte County Schools in Smith River California, is a four-time recipient of The NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation.
  • 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.

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