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From The Desk of Mary: It’s that Time of The Year AGAIN!

As we turn the corner to spring, we await two important events. First, the April announcement of national recognitions for Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) districts and SupportMusic Merit Award schools. This recogntion is a highpoint of our year as we celebrate the many districts and schools who support music education and assure that it is part of curriculum for all students.

Grantee Spotlight: Percussion Marketing Council (PMC)

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) is deeply committed to helping to create more music makers. A 20-year NAMM Foundation Music Making Program grantee, PMC uniquely understands that the future of percussion products is directly linked to the creation of more players, and by creating more music makers, all music retailers (manufacturers, distributors, publishers etc.) benefit!

Special Talking Up Music Education Podcast Series Broadcast Live From The 2018 NAMM Show with Vanessa Carlton, Hunter Hayes and More

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episodes broadcast live from The 2018 NAMM Show today!

Until Next Time! Thanks for Attending The 2018 NAMM Show

Thank you to all of the music educators, music college students and faculty, and nonprofit organizations who joined us at The 2018 NAMM Show! Revisit your time with us by viewing photo galleries and videos and be sure to save the dates for the upcoming NAMM Shows.

GenNext Students Gain Insight Into the Music Industry at The 2018 NAMM Show

Each January, college music students and faculty from across the U.S. gather in sunny southern California for GenNext at The NAMM Show. Here’s what attendees had to say about The 2018 NAMM Show.

Music Educators Gather at The 2018 NAMM Show to Discover ‘What’s New’ in Music Education

Each January, music educators from across the U.S. gather in sunny southern California for Music Education Days (MED) at The NAMM Show. Here’s what attendees had to say about show.

Industry Professionals Inspire and Motivate College Music Students at The 2018 NAMM Show

NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond hosted a panel of industry professionals at The Sandy Feldstein Industry Roundtable at The 2018 NAMM Show. The roundtable discussion featured stories, information and perspectives about what it takes to pursue and succeed in a career in music, and also included a performance by Nashville-based duo Towne.

The Fabric of Life-long Community Music Making

Community music-making events at The 2018 NAMM Show focused on providing steps to life-long music making.

Music Starts Here: Students at Orange Grove Elementary School Enjoy a Day of Music Making with NAMM Member Volunteers

On Jan. 23, 2018, NAMM members participated in a Day of Service to kick off The 2018 NAMM Show. Volunteers supported Anaheim Elementary School District’s effort to bolster music education at Orange Grove Elementary School.

From The Desk of Mary: Together, We Keep Music Education Strong

Our January newsletter reaches you as we approach the The 2018 NAMM Show. Safe journey to the 1,500 music teachers and school administrators coming to Anaheim for Music Education Days, and over 2,000 college music students and faculty exploring careers in music who are joining us for the GenNext program.

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