Summer Kicks Off with Worldwide Make Music Day Celebrations

NAMM members play major role in thousands of free, outdoor music making events on June 21

Excerpted from, “Proving the notion that whether it’s cheese or the human spirit, there is a fine art to aging.”

More than 10,000 people gathered in sunny and sultry Miami, Florida to celebrate AARP’s Life@50+ National Event on May 14 – 16. The destination, as vibrant as the attendees, drew AARP members, both new and old, from around the country. The event combined education, entertainment, networking, and just plain fun.

Benefits of Learning and Playing Music for Adults

Playing music has been scientifically proven to benefit people of all ages—and, it’s fun to do. Adults who play an instrument—even if it’s just for fun—are able to reduce their stress and use the activity as an emotional outlet. Working adults reduce their chances of job “burnout.”