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Doug Lady Appointed Chairman of the Music Achievement Council
Doug Lady Appointed Chairman of the Music Achievement Council

Milwaukee, Wisconsin -Hal Leonard Senior Vice President - Sales Doug Lady has been appointed Chairman of the Music Achievement Council. Lady succeeds Rick Young of Yamaha Corporation of America who retired after ten years as the council's chairman. Lady has b …

National Program Spotlights Schools and Districts with Outstanding Commitment to Music Education
National Program Spotlights Schools and Districts with Outstanding Commitment to Music Education

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 18, 2013 — Heralding the commitment to music education, the NAMM Foundation designated 307 school districts across the country as Best Communities for Music Education in a record-breaking year for participation. In a …

Beating The Odds: New Research Shows How Group Drumming Can Help to Build Social and Emotional Skills

Carlsbad, CA, November 30, 2010 — The NAMM Foundation today announced the findings of a recent study that shows how group drumming can improve social and emotional behavior in low-income children. The study, that appears in the Oxford Journ …

NAMM Foundation Hosts the Abreu Fellows and Music Educators at ‘Music Education Days‘ During 2011 NAMM Show

CARLSBAD, Calif., November 22, 2010 — The NAMM Foundation announced today that the Abreu Fellows from the New England Conservatory of Music’s El Sistema USA program will be the featured keynote panel presentation on Sunday Jan. 16, 2011, fo …

NAMM Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations

CARLSBAD, Calif. , November 15, 2010— The NAMM Foundation announced today the availability of grants from its Wanna Play Fund for instruments, awarded to schools that are expanding or reinstating music education programs as part of their co …

The NAMM Foundation Launches Benefit Album to Put More Musical Instruments in Kids’ Hands
The NAMM Foundation Launches Benefit Album to Put More Musical Instruments in Kids’ Hands

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Aaron Tippin, and producer James Stroud Create ‘I Wanna Play!: An Album to Put Musical Instruments into the Hands of Every Child in America’ Carlsbad, CA, October 25, 2010 — Former Arkansas Governor and part-time …

NAMM Foundation’s Wanna Play Fund Donates $10,000 to Nashville’s W.O. Smith Music School
NAMM Foundation’s Wanna Play Fund Donates $10,000 to Nashville’s W.O. Smith Music School

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee and Country Artist Aaron Tippin on Hand to Announce New Compilation Album in Support of Music Education NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 13, 2010 — The NAMM Foundation donated $10,000 today to the W.O. Smith Music School …

NAMM Foundation Awards $585,000 to Support Innovative Music Learning Programs for People of All Ages

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 17, 2010 — NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, today announced the 25 recipients of the NAMM Foundation’s 2010-2011 program grants, allocating $585,000 in funding to support innova …

NAMM Foundation Survey Reveals ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ In the United States

Designation Provides Crucial Support for Local Music Education Advocates as They Fight to Save Funding for School Music Programs CARLSBAD, Calif., May 5, 2010 — Amid a dramatic backdrop of school budget cuts, the NAMM Foundation today anno …

NAMM Foundation Launches New Print PSAs (Public Service Advertisements) Encouraging Parents to ‘Feed Your Kids’ the Arts

New print PSAs emphasize the importance of the arts and arts education Carlsbad, CA, March 3, 2010 —In an effort to promote the need for more music and arts education opportunities for children the Ad Council has teamed up with Americans f …

NAMM Joins with What’s Your Issue Foundation to Help Teens Express Themselves Through Music

Jack Black, Tom Brokaw and Yoko Ono Among Judges for Global Initiative Entering its Fifth Year Carlsbad, CA, February 11, 2010 — The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) today announced that it has joined the list of organization …

NAMM Foundation Announces Deadline Approaching to Submit Application for William R. Gard Scholarship

Program Designed to Support Employees of NAMM Member Companies Pursuing Education, Careers in Music Products Industry CARLSBAD, Calif., February 9, 2010 — The NAMM Foundation announced today that applications can now be submitted for consi …

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