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Jul 07, 2017, 11:04 ET The NAMM Foundation Announces $675,000 in Grants to Music Education Programs Worldwide

The NAMM Foundation has announced that the organization will benefit 24 different music education programs with $675,000 in grants, an increase...


Sep 15, 2016, 10:00 ET The NAMM Foundation and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Seek Outstanding School Music Programs for a Shot at a Lennon Bus Recording Residency

 Calling all school music programs: The NAMM Foundation and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus are gearing up to bring a hands-on and...


Jun 13, 2016, 09:00 ET The NAMM Foundation Grants $600k to Music Education Programs

 The NAMM Foundation has announced that through the remainder of the 2016, the organization will make $600,000 in grants to 18 music education...


Jun 01, 2016, 13:17 ET Make Music Day 2016 Announces Full Schedule

 Make Music Day today announced its full schedule of more than 3,000 free, outdoor musical events – with more to come – in...


May 19, 2016, 15:30 ET Students to Play a Different Tune this Monday, May 23 as Baseball Star Turned Musician Bernie Williams and Music Product Companies Donate New Instruments and Accessories to D.C.'s Friendship Tech Prep Academy

New York Yankee turned Latin GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Bernie Williams, along with dozens of music products industry leaders, will donate musical...


Mar 18, 2015, 05:37 ET Where are the Best Communities for Music Education in the USA?

This week, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation recognized 388 school districts in 46 states as among the Best Communities...


Dec 15, 2014, 08:47 ET Music Education In the Spotlight at 2015 NAMM Show

 The Anaheim-based NAMM Show gathers music education leaders, college music faculty and music-career seeking students though events hosted by...


Nov 17, 2014, 09:30 ET 2015 Best Communities for Music Education Survey Now Open

Schools and districts across the country are invited to participate in the NAMM Foundation's 2015 Best Communities for Music Education (BCME)...


Oct 29, 2013, 08:47 ET NAMM Foundation Invites Educators to Participate in 2014 Best Communities for Music Education Survey

Survey Recognizes Schools and Districts for Commitment to Music Education The NAMM Foundation's 15th annual Best Communities for Music...


Mar 18, 2013, 05:47 ET NAMM Foundation Heralds 2013's Best Communities for Music Education

Heralding the commitment to music education, the NAMM Foundation designated 307 school districts across the country as Best Communities for Music...


Nov 14, 2012, 05:47 ET NAMM Foundation Invites Educators And Administrators To Participate In 2013 Best Communities For Music Education Survey

 The NAMM Foundation's 14th annual Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) survey is now open for school districts and schools...


Nov 30, 2010, 06:04 ET Beating The Odds: New Research Shows How Group Drumming Can Help to Build Social and Emotional Skills

The NAMM Foundation today announced the findings of a recent study that shows how group drumming can improve social and emotional behavior in...


Nov 15, 2010, 08:01 ET NAMM Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations to Expand or Reinstate Music Education Programs

The NAMM Foundation announced today the availability of grants from its Wanna Play Fund for instruments, awarded to schools that are expanding or...


Mar 05, 2008, 00:00 ET Study Reveals Teens' Strong Commitment to Music and Music Making

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The NAMM Foundation today announced the results of a recently published research study by Patricia...


Jun 19, 2007, 01:00 ET New Study Reveals Strong Relationship Between Quality Music Education Programs and Higher Standardized Test Scores

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in high-quality school music education programs score higher on standardized tests compared...