Until Next Time! Thanks for Attending The 2018 NAMM Show

Thank you to all of the music educators, music college students and faculty, nonprofit organizations and pianists who joined us at The 2018 NAMM Show! We hope your time at the show was informative, productive and inspiring.

Revisit your time with us by viewing photo galleries and videos here and be sure to save the dates for the upcoming NAMM Show, January 24-27, 2019.
From the desk of Mary...

As we turn the corner to spring, we await important events. First, the April announcement of national recognitions for Best Communities for Music Education districts and SupportMusic Merit Award schools. 

Read more, here.

Mary Luehrsen
Executive Director, The NAMM Foundation
Your NAMM Foundation at Work
Spotlight: President's Innovation Award Student

Bridget Hovaldt attended The 2018  NAMM Show through the GenNext program after she received a President’s Innovation Award. The show opened her eyes to opportunities including audio for live concerts, music management and more. The annual award is given to students who express commitment for business leadership in the music industry. Read more about how GenNext students gained insight into the industry at The NAMM Show.

Dealer of the Year
Music Grantee: Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) 

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) is deeply committed to helping to create more music makers. A 20-year NAMM Foundation Music Making Program grantee, PMC understands that the future of percussion products is directly linked to the creation of more players, and by creating more music makers, all music retailers (manufacturers, distributors, publishers etc.) benefit!

Learn more about PMC.

ESSA and Music Education at SXSW 

Heading to SXSW? On March 7, attend our session, “ESSA & Music Education: Impact & Opportunity.” The event offers a discussion on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and how it’s changed the landscape for music education. 

Dealer of the Year
Support a Child's Right to Learn Music

The NAMM Foundation is supported by people just like you, who are passionate in the belief that music making opportunities should be available to everyone. Your donation helps to create more music makers and a more musical world. Make a donation today.

TEC Tickets On Sale

Podcast Interviews Broadcast Live from The 2018 NAMM Show
Last month Talking Up Music Education podcast interviews were broadcast and recorded live from The 2018 NAMM Show. Artist interviews included: OK Go, Vanessa Carlton, FORTE, Masumi Trio, and more. All of the interviews can be viewed on YouTube, as well as downloaded on iTunes, Stitcher, and GooglePlay. Or, you can click here to listen on the web.

Retail Boot Camp

Learn the Music of DisneyPixar's Coco

The NAMM Foundation partnered with the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition so you can learn the music of DisneyPixar’s Coco on Berklee PULSE. Learn about the coalition and discover the music of Coco, here
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