NAMM Foundation Articles & News

  • The All-industry Drum Circle Celebrates the Joys and Benefits of Active Music Making

    The All-industry Drum Circle at The 2018 NAMM Show, sponsored by NAMM and supported by Remo Inc., has been rockin’ the Anaheim Convention Center for over 20 years. Learn more.
  • Talking Up Music Education Podcast Interviews Broadcast LIVE from The NAMM Show

    Talking Up Music Education podcast interviews broadcast live from The 2018 NAMM Show include: Hunter Hayes, OK Go, Vanessa Carlton, FORTE and more. Watch the interviews today.
  • Stay Connected With Us at The 2018 NAMM Show

    We are heading into our annual musical gathering at The 2018 NAMM Show. For those who are unable to attend in person, you can join us virtually! And for those who are with us in Anaheim, join the conversation on social media.
  • The 2018 NAMM Show: Everything You Need to Know Before You Arrive

    The NAMM Foundation brings music students and educators together to attend the world’s largest music products trade show. This week you’ll be networking with peers and industry leaders, learning tips for success at professional development sessions, and more. Here is everything you need to know prior to arriving at The 2018 NAMM Show.
  • OK Go to Perform at The 2018 NAMM Show

    With less than a month until the start of The 2018 NAMM Show, The NAMM Campus is set to come alive with a variety of performances at night, on The NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage. On Thurs., The NAMM Foundation Celebration of Music Education will celebrate the advocacy and dedication of NAMM members with a performance from indie/pop rockers, OK Go.
  • 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.
  • The Sandy Feldstein Roundtable Featuring Towne and Music Industry Professionals

    Nashville-based powerhouse duo Towne performs. NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond moderates a discussion among a panel of music industry professionals about what it takes to make a successful career in the music industry. This event is dedicated to SUNY Potsdam alumnus and long-time music industry icon, Sandy Feldstein. Presented by The NAMM Foundation.
  • 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.
  • Celebrating Musical Excellence at The Midwest Band Clinic

    At The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference, Dec. 20-22, The NAMM Foundation sponsored several music-education related events including The SupportMusic Coalition on Coalitions Advocacy Roundtable and the “Celebrating Musical Excellence Through Diversity” Reception.
  • 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.