SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterTalk Radio, has announced that The NAMM Foundation's music education podcast, "Talking Up Music Education" will join the platform's robust schedule of music business programming. Produced by The NAMM Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Carlsbad-based National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the "Talking Up Music Education" podcast offers discussion about music education and advocacy, along with interviews from top artists, creative luminaries and leading policymakers involved in music education.
"EnterTalk Radio is pleased to welcome Talking Up Music Education to our growing portfolio of edu-tainment offerings," said Florentino Buenaventura, CEO of EnterTalk Radio. "Like The NAMM Foundation, we believe that all people, especially children should experience the joy of making music. The wealth of information shared in this program offers parents, school administrators, other officials and music industry professionals the necessary information and updates to be champions for music and arts education opportunities for all children."
On the show, host Mary Luehrsen, executive director of The NAMM Foundation, chats with artist advocates, teachers, parents, students and community leaders who share stories about their music making experiences and what they are doing to create music learning opportunities. Past guests include national political leaders such as U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King and special 2016 election episodes recorded live from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions; local leaders, such as former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean; and artist advocates including New York Times columnist David Brooks, musicians Weird Al Yankovic, Ben Folds; and many others.
The next "Talking Up Music Education" episode will air live from the Midwest Band Clinic on December 14, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Central Time. The podcast will feature Eric Booth and Tricia Tunstall, authors of Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through Music and can be accessed at http://entertalkradio.com/entertalkradiopresents/live-stream.
In addition to the "Talking Up Music Education" podcast, The NAMM Foundation works to advance access to music education and active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. NAMM Foundation programs include advocacy, music making grants to domestic and international non-profits; research; award recognition for dedicated music programs; professional development programs; and strategic partnerships to advance music making at all levels.
About EnterTalk Radio
Based in San Diego, Calif., and founded in 2015, EnterTalk Radio is the undisputed leader in music biz talk with more than 15 syndicated programs on various music-related subjects airing 24 hours a day at www.EnterTalkRadio.com and via the EnterTalk Radio app, which is downloadable from the iPhone & Google app stores. EnterTalk Radio specializes in radio programming that speaks to the music professional about his or her respective area of interest. Radio shows are hosted by top music industry leaders such as Jackie Bertone host of "Jackie's Groove", John "JR" Robinson host of "Vinyl Night", Terry Wollman host of "Making It!", Tim Dolbear host or "Sound Experience", Scott Robertson host of "May the Best Brand Win", and Paul Nikolas host of Going To Get Loud. The company is comprised of entertainment professionals who have a comprehensive understanding of today's music industry landscape and a passion to inform, educate and entertain audiences around the world that work in, are passionate about, or just intrigued by the entertainment industries. For more information, please visit www.entertalkradio.com or email press@EnterTalkRadio.com.
About The NAMM Foundation
The NAMM Foundation is a non-profit organization supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and its 10,300 members around the world. The NAMM Foundation works to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about The NAMM Foundation, please visit http://www.nammfoundation.org, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
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