Grantee Spotlight: Music for All

Music for All, the charity arm of the United Kingdom’s Music Industries Association, is a 11-year NAMM Foundation grantee that inspires more music makers through their outreach programs like Learn to Play Day and Make Music Day.

A Cross-generational Discussion on Where the Guitar Is Headed

This past week, The NAMM Foundation hosted the session, “The Guitar Forever: The Next Wave of Guitar Instruction” at 2018 Summer NAMM, held at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

NAMM Members and Nashville Locals Create Music at Summer NAMM

Community music-making events at 2018 Summer NAMM encouraged world-wide participation in music making.

NAMM Members Deepen Their Knowledge of Music Education at Summer NAMM

NAMM members and guests learned how to advocate for music education at the SupportMusic Coalition on Coalitions Forum during 2018 Summer NAMM, in Nashville, TN.

Opportunities for College Music Students Discussed at Summer NAMM

College music faculty and music industry leaders convened at Summer NAMM for a panel discussion on creating a public-private partnership between the GenNext college music program at The NAMM Show and colleges and universities.

Watch: Talking Up Music Education Podcast Interviews Broadcast LIVE from 2018 Summer NAMM

Talking Up Music Education podcast interviews broadcast live from 2018 Summer NAMM include: Parmalee, The Manhattan Transfer, Thomas Claxton and more!

Country Artists Sound off on Music in Schools

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Fans of country music are encouraged to download and listen today.

NAMM Member Highlights From The 2018 NAMM D.C. Fly-In

NAMM’s Music Education Advocacy D.C. Fly-In concluded with a SupportMusic Coalition, “LIVE from Washington, D.C.” webcast. During the webcast, NAMM members reflected on their week on the Hill.

From The Desk of Mary: Planets Align for Global Day of Music

For all of us that believe in music, its inherent value to every human being and its potential to 'save us all,' the planets truly do align on June 21 as the northern hemisphere Summer Solstice marks the jubilant and global Make Music Day.

Grantee Spotlight: Coalition for Music Education in Canada

The Coalition for Music Education in Canada, a 16-year NAMM Foundation Music Making Grantee, was founded in 1992 to improve the state of music education in Canada. The Coalition’s mission is to raise the awareness and understanding of the role that music education plays in Canadian culture, and to promote the benefits that music education brings to young people.