By Marc C. Whitt One of the best national observances for advocating music education will soon be arriving as The National Music in Our Schools Month is set for the entire month of March. Sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and supported by leading music advocacy organizations such as The National Association … Continue reading Are Your Boosters Ready to Support National Music in Our Schools Month?
Music parents challenged, energized at 3rd Annual National Music Parents Symposium By L. Scott McCormick “Thank you for a great weekend. I’m already putting many of the ideas I gained to work.” That was a common sentiment expressed by one of the more than 40 parents who attended the 3rd Annual National Music Parents Symposium … Continue reading “We are rejuvenated and excited to move forward!”
School Music Booster Programs to Benefit with Free AMP Group Membership Custom Fundraising Solutions (CFS) NW Indiana, has become a corporate partner with The National Association of Music Parents, announced L. Scott McCormick, founder and president of AMP, a nonprofit organization of and for middle and high school band, choir and orchestra parents and booster … Continue reading Custom Fundraising Solutions Partners with the Association of Music Parents
[Editor: The following blog is based on the National Public Radio show, “Turning dented band instruments into teaching tools.” AMP interviewed program creator Dr. Jeremy Earnhart, Director of Fine Arts with the Arlington Independent Schools, to learn more.] AMP: What led you to conceive and launch this instrument repair program for the Arlington schools? JE: … Continue reading Texas Music Educator Creates Innovative School Program that Turns Dented Instruments into Gold