The NAMM Foundation-College Music Society Fellows Program

The NAMM Foundation-College Music Society Fellows Program seeks to support individuals who exhibit commitment and aptitude for developing curricula related to business leadership and innovation in music, pro-audio, and event technology.

Overview

The NAMM Foundation-College Music Society Fellows Program supports college music faculty who exhibit commitment and aptitude for developing curricula related to business leadership and innovation in music, pro-audio, and event technology through a financial award that offsets the cost of travel to The NAMM Show. Fellows are invited to participate in professional development sessions, networking events and receptions, and special events and concerts.

Award Details

  • A cash award of $500 given one time to selected college music faculty to help offset travel expenses.
  • Join the growing class of College Music Fellows connected to the Music Products Industry.
  • Attend professional development sessions, networking events, receptions, concerts and special events.
  • Access The NAMM Show music products trade show floor.

Eligibility

  • Current member of The College Music Society (CMS)
  • Currently employed faculty member in community college, college, or university music program, with plans for continued employment during the 2023-2024 academic year
  • Preference will be given to candidates who 1) provide evidence of interest in gaining knowledge of the music industry and likelihood to use that knowledge to develop their professional portfolios and program curricula, 2) provide evidence of supporting The College Music Society's current common topic "Leading Change" and CMS’s ongoing commitment to equity and opportunity, and 3) reflect the geographical diversity of The College Music Society.
  • Candidates with significant music industry experience will be considered for the Fellows Mentoring program, which occurs in tandem with the Fellows Program and provides funding for up to three Fellows Mentors.

 

Important Dates

  • Application Opens: September 15, 2022
  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
  • Notifications: January 10, 2023
  • NAMM Show Dates: April 13-15, 2023 (Fellows arrive by April 12)

 

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