Tag: music education

New Music Ed Policy Roundtable Issues Response to SOTU Address

The Music Education Policy Roundtable – an association formed last June that counts among its members NAfME, ACDA, Chorus America, NAMM, Quadrant Arts Education Research, and a host of other music education advocacy and trade groups – has released a response to President Obama’s Recent State of the Union Address,

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SoundTree Education Expands Through NAfME Alliance

Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas that will provide music educators of all types with a variety of products and services to enhance their curriculum and personal development.

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The Actual Cost of a Music Education

A first-of-its-kind study outlines the actual costs of a comprehensive k-12 music education program. The research, funded by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation’s Sounds of Learning research initiative, calculates a cost for music education averaging $187 per student annually in the sample school district.

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Choral Conductor Noble named Lowell Mason Fellow by NAfME

Weston Noble, internationally acclaimed choral conductor and music educator and Professor Emeritus at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, has been designated a Lowell Mason Fellow.
Lowell Mason (1792-1872) is credited with introducing music instruction to American public schools and establishing teacher training in music education.

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2012 Best Communities for Music Ed Announced

The NAMM Foundation has announced the results of its 13th annual Best Communities for Music Education(BCME) survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support for music education as part of the core curriculum.

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Score One for the Kids

During their annual holiday concert on December 16, 2010, the fifth grade chorus of Staten Island’s Public School 22 received quite a surprise. Actress Anne

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