Kids

Grantee Spotlight: San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS)

One of this year’s NAMM Foundation grantees is San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, a nonprofit organization that has given thousands of young musicians the opportunity to study and perform classical music at an advanced level.

Arkansas Students Benefit from The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Lead Hill Schools in Arkansas is a grantee of The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF). With support from The NAMM Foundation, MHOF donated $19,000 worth of instruments to the school over the summer in order to set the school up for success for the upcoming school year.

From Mozart To Mr. Rogers: Literacy, Music And The Brain

Benefits of music research from Dr. Nina Kraus Featured on KPBS.

NAMM Foundation Kicked off 2015 Music Education Advocacy Fly In with Day of Service

As part of NAMM’s 2015 Music Education Advocacy D.C. Fly-In, The NAMM Foundation held a day of service event at Bancroft Elementary School on May 18, 2015.

New NAMM Foundation Study Shows Parents and Teachers in Harmony About Students Learning Music

A large majority believes that children should have opportunities to learn to play musical instruments as early as elementary school and that music and arts education are “extremely” or “very important.”

How Children Benefit from Music Education in Schools

Playing music has been scientifically proven to benefit people of all ages—and, it’s fun to do.