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“We are rejuvenated and excited to move forward!”

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!”

Why You and Your Music Parents Organization Need the Association of Music Parents

By L. Scott McCormick, Founder and President, AMP – The National Association of Music Parents In his book, Ball or Bands, author John Gerdy, founder and executive director of Music for Everyone and a friend of the Association of Music Parents, said: “Music is a far superior educational investment in the twenty-first century because it … Continue reading Why You and Your Music Parents Organization Need the Association of Music Parents

Instructions, Please!

By Marc C. Whitt Ever try to quickly assemble your child’s Christmas toy when they were little without reading the instructions, or perhaps take on what first appeared to be a small do-it-yourself project without asking for help? Better yet –and I suppose this is for several of us husbands—not stopping to ask for directions … Continue reading Instructions, Please!

Preparing Our Children for the Creative Economy

By Marc C. Whitt A seismic-like shift is occurring within the world’s leading economies that should literally be music to the ears of music and arts educators, music parents, and school districts that value and support the arts. That global economic shift is called the Creative Economy and as music education advocates, I cannot think … Continue reading Preparing Our Children for the Creative Economy