Are You Registered for The 2018 NAMM Show?

Register today to attend The 2018 NAMM Show, in Anaheim, CA, Jan. 25-28. Music teachers and school administrators are invited to attend Music Education Days (MED); college music students and faculty are invited to attend GenNext.

Act now; early bird registration is $25. After Jan. 10, registration increases to $50.
From the desk of Mary...

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 seek to assure that music learning is part of every child’s life as they grow and learn...

Read more, here.

Mary Luehrsen
Executive Director, The NAMM Foundation
Your NAMM Foundation at Work
Smith River Community Benefits from a Best Communities for Music Education Designation

Smith River, a K-8 school in Smith River, CA, is a four-time recipient of the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. The school’s attendance is highest in the district, partly due to music education offerings during and after school hours.

Read more and apply for a 2018 BCME designation.
Dealer of the Year
Celebrating Musical Excellence at The Midwest Band Clinic

At The Midwest Band Clinic’s Annual Conference, Dec. 20-22, in Chicago, IL, The NAMM Foundation sponsored several music-education related events including the SupportMusic Roundtable and the “Celebrating Musical Excellence Through Diversity” reception. In addition, NAMM staff visited Meadowview Intermediate School on Thursday morning, for a student “Drum Line” performance. Read more, here.

Grantee Spotlight: The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a NAMM Foundation Music Making Program grantee, is a state-of-the-art mobile audio and video recording and production facility, committed to providing students with increased access to music, audio, video and broadcast technology. 

Learn more about The Lennon Bus.
Giving Tuesday
Give the Gift of Music

Through its signature programs, The NAMM Foundation advances access to music education, invests in research on the impact of music making, provides training for music education advocacy and supports a global network of organizations that offer opportunities for people of all ages to make music. 

Donate here.
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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.
TEC Tickets On Sale
Music Education Resource: Revised ESSA Brochures 

The ESSA Parent brochure outlines the "three R's" of music and arts education advocacy to assure that all children have the opportunity to learn and grow with music and the arts.

Order complimentary copies of the revised brochure today!
TEC Tickets On Sale

New Talking Up Music Education Podcast Series
This fall, Talking Up Music Education podcasts were recorded and broadcast live at Music For All/Bands of America Grand National Championships. Mary Luehrsen, executive director of The NAMM Foundation, interviewed students, band directors, and more.

Download and listen to the series today.

January 10: NAMM Show Registration Deadline

Start your new year off right by attending The 2018 NAMM Show. Early bird registration is $25 and increases to $50 after Jan. 10.

Register here.
January 31: “What Makes Music Education Great in My School District” Video Submission Deadline

Video submissions for the “What Makes Music Education Great in My School District" must be submitted by Jan. 31. Learn more and submit today.
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