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Talking Up Music Education Podcast

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 6 Unites in a Time of Crisis and Isolation

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 94 featuring composer Eric Whitacre.
Distant Learning

State and School Districts' Reopening Plans: A Snapshot

Education leaders in the United States are making decisions about how to reopen schools this fall during the coronavirus pandemic. The NAMM Foundation and Education Week are tracking reopening plans.
Eric Whitacre

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 6: "Sing Gently" Film to Debut Sunday, July 19

Virtual Choir 6: "Sing Gently," an original composition from Eric Whitacre, will make its global premier on Sunday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m. PDT on YouTube. Whitacre, who is one of the world's most performed composers, was inspired to write the piece by the breadth of the pandemic and its effect on society. The project is presented in part by The NAMM Foundation.
Fall Guidance for Music Education

Fall 2020 Guidance for Music Education

Created by NAMM partners, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the Fall 2020 Guidance for Music Education document provides practical guidance for PreK-12 schools as administrators and music educators seek to provide meaningful music instruction for students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAMM Advocacy Summit

NAMM Advocacy Summit: Building a Case for Access to Music Education

On June 16, 2020, NAMM members and music education advocates gathered online for the NAMM Advocacy Summit.  Educational programming and performances took place throughout the day, including a session on building a case for access to music education.
Talking Up Music Education Podcast

Music Haven’s Mandi Jackson Chats Virtual Learning for Connecticut Music Students

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 93 featuring Mandi Jackson of Music Haven, a NAMM Foundation grantee.
NAMM Advocacy Forum

The NAMM Advocacy Forum Featuring John B. King, Jr.

The NAMM Advocacy Forum on July 7 featured special guest John B. King, Jr., former Secretary of Education at the U.S. Department of Education and current CEO of The Education Trust. Attendees also received music education advocacy updates during break-out sessions where working advocates reported on their activity at the Federal, State, and Local levels.

NAMM Advocacy Summit: The Future of Music Education in K-12 and Higher Education

On June 16, 2020, NAMM members and music education advocates gathered online for the NAMM Advocacy Summit. Educational programming and performances took place throughout the day, including a session on the future of music education. The session explored the United States’ K-12 and higher education teaching and learning environments and the future of music learning and teaching.
Talking Up Music Education Podcast

The Museum of Making Music’s Pivot to Online Programming and Education

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 95 featuring the Museum of Making Music.
Talking Up Music Education Podcast

Music Educator Anne Fennell on Co-creating Music with Independent Learners

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download and listen to episode 96 featuring music educator Anne Fennell.

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