Clifton student Paulina Edel will perform in the Greater Newark Youth Orchestras’ 24th annual winter concert on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. The event features the Greater Newark Youth Orchestra (GNYO), Greater Newark Chamber Orchestra (GNCO) and Greater Newark Violin Ensemble (GNVE). The program showcases the student musicians Read More »
Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman feels that youngsters should have access to proper music education and called for more music schools in India, Tamil Nesan reported. The Academy Award winning composer, singer and producer was in New York to visit a flagship store in Manhattan for the leading global audio and infotainment group, Harman International Industries. Read More »
Brandon University recently announced that Toronto-based Heathbridge Capital Management will commit $40,000 towards an endowment for music students – a fund which will swell to $100,000 using contributions from the Manitoba Scholarship & Bursary Initiative. Read More »
Legendary Nashville songwriters Gordon Kennedy and Wayne Kirkpatrick took the equally legendary Ryman Auditorium stage on Monday night, October 28, to perform for enthusiastic crowd of over 400 NAfME members who were in town for the 2013 NAfME National In-Service Conference. Read More »
On November 13th, staff from the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) attended the release of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act. The event featured remarks by the primary sponsors of the bill, including Senate HELP Chairman Tom Harkin, House Committee for Education and the Workforce Ranking Member George Miller, and Rep. Richard Hanna. Additional remarks were offered by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Save the Children Artist Ambassador and actress Jennifer Garner, parents, and members of the law enforcement and business communities. Read More »
In an effort to bring the theater experience home for families to enjoy, DreamWorks Animation and Twentieth Century Fox partnered with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and its Give a Note Foundation to help save at-risk music and arts programs. Read More »
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