Join us at The 2018 NAMM Show

We are hours away from our annual musical gathering at The 2018 NAMM Show. Gather at the show or join us by watching The Grand Rally for Music Education on, on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 9 am (PT). The event features Grammy-nominated, singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton, and classical-pop tenor trio FORTE. Be sure to also attend A Celebration for Music Education that kicks off The NAMM Show, on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6:15 pm, featuring indie/pop rockers OK Go!

It's not too late to register; see registration information below. For those who are unable to attend in person, join us virtually!
From the desk of Mary...

Our January newsletter reaches you as we approach the The 2018 NAMM Show. Safe journey to music teachers, school administrators, college music students and faculty joining us.

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Mary Luehrsen
Executive Director, The NAMM Foundation

Your NAMM Foundation at Work
Last Call to Register for The 2018 NAMM Show!

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

Registration is $50; apply here or on site.
Dealer of the Year
Music Retailer Shares His Experience with the BCME Program

Mark Despotakis of Progressive Music in Pennsylvania has strengthened relationships with local school districts and music departments through the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) program. The BCME program recognizes districts and schools for their music education programs. Read more and apply today; the deadline is Jan. 31, 2018.
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Talking Up Music Education Podcast Interviews Broadcast LIVE from The NAMM Show
Keep an eye out on Facebook to view Talking Up Music Education podcast interviews broadcast LIVE from The NAMM Show. Artist interviews include: OK Go, Vanessa Carlton, FORTE, Masumi trio, and more. NAMM Show attendees as well as those who join us virtually can watch on the following Facebook channels: The NAMM Foundation | Entertalk Radio.

Check out the full schedule, here.

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, hereWe also congratulate Coco for their Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature! 
TEC Tickets On Sale
A Gift to The NAMM Foundation Supports the Gift of Music

Help us bring the gift of music making into someone¹s life by making a donation today. Your gift supports NAMM Foundation programs and projects that expand music making opportunities for people of all ages.

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donation today.
January 31: Best Communities for Music Education Survey Deadline

Don’t miss out! Put the spotlight on your music program. Apply to be considered for a 2018 Best Communities for Music Education. 

Learn more and apply today.
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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