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  • The 2022 NAMM Show

    Transformation Awaits: The NAMM Show Announces Return to Anaheim in June 2022

    The 2022 NAMM Show is a global industry homecoming to present three days of transformative business opportunities, know-how and connections at once-in-a-lifetime gathering. Learn more.
  • Bernice Ash Memorial fund

    Submission Period for the Bernice Ash Memorial Award Now Open

    The annual award, which recognizes and honors the remarkable life and legacy of Bernice Ash, a music retail visionary who spearheaded the expansion of the Sam Ash family-owned music stores, was announced earlier this year to continue her commitment to excellence in the industry.
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    Aerosol Study Mitigation Strategies For Performing Arts In Schools

    The International Coalition Performing Arts Aerosol Study has released updated guidelines for music education classrooms for the fall. The guidance updates previous mitigation tactics with the understanding that states need to consult local and state COVID-19 guidance and transmission rates for appropriate mitigation adoption and adjust accordingly.

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