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From The Desk of Mary: Keeping Music Education Strong for Years to Come

We salute districts and schools that are working hard for music education. Our hope is for designees to celebrate this national distinction to keep music education strong for years to come.

Spreading the Message that Arts and Music are Part of a Well-rounded Education

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 48 today.

Jazz Great Bunny Brunel on Growing Up in France and His Musical Influences

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 45 today.

Supporting Music Education: Helping Teachers Succeed

Music educators are encouraged to watch “Tips for Success” videos (brought to you by The Music Achievement Council). The Music Achievement Council is an action-oriented nonprofit enabling more students to begin and stay in instrumental music programs.

Forte Tenors Bring Opera to a New Generation with Their Pop-classical Crossover Style

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 51 today.

Grantee Spotlight: National String Project Consortium

The National String Project Consortium (NSPC), a NAMM Foundation grantee for 11 years, is dedicated to increasing the number of children playing stringed instruments while also addressing the shortage of string teachers in the U.S

Hunger to Do Something Amazing: From N.W.A. to Open Labs—Arabian Prince Gets Futuristic

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 52 today.

Grantee Spotlight: Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

A NAMM Foundation partner and grantee for over twenty years, Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation keeps music alive in our schools by donating musical instruments and support services to under-funded music programs across the U.S. Inspired by the acclaimed film Mr. Holland’s Opus, the Foundation gives economically-disadvantaged youth access to the many benefits of music education, leading them to success in school, and inspiring creativity and expression through making music.

The Business Side of Teaching School Music: Choosing a Music Dealer

Music educators are encouraged to watch “Tips for Success” videos (brought to you by The Music Achievement Council). The Music Achievement Council is an action-oriented nonprofit enabling more students to begin and stay in instrumental music programs.

OK Go Drummer Dan Konopka Talks Innovation in Music Performance and Video

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 46 today.

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