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.

The All-industry Drum Circle Celebrates the Joys and Benefits of Active Music Making

The All-industry Drum Circle at The 2018 NAMM Show, sponsored by NAMM and supported by Remo Inc., has been rockin’ the Anaheim Convention Center for over 20 years. Learn more.

Talking Up Music Education Podcast Interviews Broadcast LIVE from The NAMM Show

Talking Up Music Education podcast interviews broadcast live from The 2018 NAMM Show include: Hunter Hayes, OK Go, Vanessa Carlton, FORTE and more. Watch the interviews today.

Stay Connected With Us at The 2018 NAMM Show

We are heading into our annual musical gathering at The 2018 NAMM Show. For those who are unable to attend in person, you can join us virtually! And for those who are with us in Anaheim, join the conversation on social media.

The 2018 NAMM Show: Everything You Need to Know Before You Arrive

The NAMM Foundation brings music students and educators together to attend the world’s largest music products trade show. This week you’ll be networking with peers and industry leaders, learning tips for success at professional development sessions, and more. Here is everything you need to know prior to arriving at The 2018 NAMM Show.

The Business Side of Teaching School Music: Fiscal Procedures

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.

The Sandy Feldstein Roundtable Featuring Towne and Music Industry Professionals

Nashville-based powerhouse duo Towne performs. NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond moderates a discussion among a panel of music industry professionals about what it takes to make a successful career in the music industry. This event is dedicated to SUNY Potsdam alumnus and long-time music industry icon, Sandy Feldstein. Presented by The NAMM Foundation.

From the Desk of Mary: Warm Holiday Greetings

Warm holiday greetings from all of us at The NAMM Foundation! May the music of the season remind you that your efforts as a champion of music education seeks to assure that music learning is part of every child’s life as they grow and learn. Thank you for all you do to keep music education strong.