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Floating Strings: The Remarkable Story of the Harp Guitar in America

The Museum of Making Music's special exhibition entitled “FLOATING STRINGS: The Remarkable Story of the Harp Guitar in America” opened on Saturday, October 14th. The exhibition is one of the world’s foremost harp guitar scholars, and will include over 40 beautiful examples of this unique instrument. In addition to the stunning display of instrumental craftsmanship, the exhibition also looks at the history of the harp guitar, from its beginnings in Europe to its current status and use in the United States today. Through April 2018, the special exhibition explores the past, present and future of this extraordinary instrument.

Gard Scholarship Award Recipient, Jon Blanchette, Reflects on Working for a NAMM Retailer

Jon Blanchette, a 2015 Gard Scholarship Award Recipient, gained experience in the music products industry working with NAMM member Rick’s Musical Instruments in Cumberland, RI. Blanchette experienced working in the industry firsthand while learning to repair brass instruments.

Legendary Songwriter and Producer Artie Kornfeld, on Meeting Fats Domino and Promoting the Woodstock Festival

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 38 today!

Our Hearts Go Out to Everyone Affected By Recent Disasters

On behalf of all of us at NAMM and The NAMM Foundation, our hearts go out to everyone impacted by the recent natural disasters.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Music Education Days at the 2018 NAMM Show

Each January college music students and music faculty members are invited to attend Music Education Days (MED) at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Here are the top ten reasons why music educators should attend The 2018 NAMM Show!

From High School Drummer to Playing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Phil Madeira

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation about music education. Download episode 39 today!

Music Impacts Learning and Way of Life

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.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend GenNext at The 2018 NAMM Show

Each January college music students and music faculty members are invited to attend GenNext at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Read our top ten reasons why students and faculty should attend The 2018 NAMM Show!

NAMM Foundation Events at The 2018 NAMM Show

Planning your 2018 NAMM Show schedule? Add these NAMM Foundation events to your calendar and see you there!

Music Booster Organization Startups

When considering the components of a successful music program, the development of a Music Booster Organization counts as one of the most vital. Article written by Marcia Neel, and originally published in SBO Magazine.

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