"Talking Up Music Education" Podcast

“We want to make sure that kids, regardless of where they go to school, have the opportunity to have instruments in their classroom, to have the benefit of the ways that technology can support music education and arts education. “ – U.S. Department of Education Secretary John B. King, Episode 11

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Host and Executive Director of The NAMM Foundation Mary Luehrsen chats with artist advocates, teachers, parents, students and business and community leaders who share stories about what they are doing to create music learning opportunities. 

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Podcasts Highlights

Hunger to Do Something Amazing: From N.W.A. to Open Labs—Arabian Prince Gets Futuristic 
OK Go Drummer Dan Konopka Talks Innovation in Music Performance and Video
Vanessa Carlton Settles in to Freedom as a Singer-songwriter
Country Music Star Hunter Hayes on Growing Up With Music
Legendary Songwriter and Producer Artie Kornfeld, on Meeting Fats Domino and Promoting the Woodstock Festival
No Hang Ups: Towne Credits Music Education Opportunities for Their Success and Shares Why They Named Their Van “Betty White.”
Sugarland's Kristian Bush on Family, Baked Beans, and Becoming a Singing Video Game Monster

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Questions about the Talking Up Music Education podcast? Contact Claire Kreger-Boaz.