NAMM, the 107-year-old trade association of the international music products industry, wants everyone to play an instrument just once. That’s why the not-for-profit organization is kicking off its first official National Wanna Play Music Week today through May 9 with an array of events to encourage everyone who has ever wanted to play music, and those who already do, to celebrate music and play along.
NAMM, the 107-year-old trade association of the international music products industry, is encouraging people who have always wished they could play an instrument or sing, but never pursued their dream, to compete in the organization’s Say You Wanna Play contest hosted on YouTube.
The NAMM Foundation today announced the results of the ninth annual “Best Communities for Music Education” survey, which includes 110 school districts across the United States. The designated programs exemplify community commitment to include music education as part of a quality education for all children. The NAMM Foundation and its music education advocacy efforts work to ensure that all children have access to quality music education programs that encourage lifelong participation in music making.
NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, today announced that May 5–9, 2008, will officially be known as Wanna Play Music Week, a time to recognize the vital role music and music education plays in the lives of all Americans.
The NAMM Foundation today announced the results of a recently published research study by Patricia Shehan Campbell, Ph.D., of the University of Washington as part of the Foundation’s "Sounds of Learning" research initiative.
NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, today announced its float, themed “Passport to the World of Making Music,” which was featured in the 119th Rose Parade on New Year's Day is highlighted in a free audio tour available for download at iTunes® and Amazon MP3.
NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, recently announced that it has collaborated with the association’s health care broker, Mercer, to offer NAMM Members a wide range of discount networks for savings on a variety of health services.
Results from a national poll were released today by Lake Research Partners identifying a new strand of swing voters poised to support candidates and policy that ensures building capacities of the imagination in schools.
With the announcement of its second annual Wanna Play? awards, seven companies were honored this week by NAMM, the trade association for the international music products industry, for promoting music making in their product advertising and promotional efforts. The non-music companies used playing an instrument to convey messages of hope, excitement, coolness and desire.
NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, today announced final registration and exhibitor numbers for the 2008 NAMM Show. At show close, NAMM reported a 4 percent increase in overall registration from 2007 for a grand total of 88,128 registrants.