“Arts Education Is Essential” Signing Organizations

Arts Education Is Essential statement

The following organizations have signed on as supporters of the unifed statement “Arts Education Is Essential.”

To add your voice to this statement, your organization can sign on to the statement by emailing Essential@nafme.org.

Endorsing Organizations I

Afterschool Alliance Music for All
American Choral Directors Association Music Teachers National Association
American Composers Forum NAMM Foundation
American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Art Education Association
Americans for the Arts National Association for Music Education
American String Teachers Association National Association of Elementary School Principals
Barbershop Harmony Society National Association of Secondary School Principals
Carnegie Hall National Coalition for Core Arts
Casio America, Inc. National Dance Education Organization
Chorus America National Education Association
CMA Foundation National Federation of State High School Associations
College Band Directors National AssociationNational YoungArts Foundation
Conn-Selmer, Inc. Organization of American Kodály Educators
D’Addario Foundation Quadrant Research
Eastman Music Company QuaverEd
Education Through Music Recording Academy
Educational Theatre Association Save The Music Foundation
Give a Note Foundation State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education
Hal Leonard The Rock and Roll Forever
Historically Black Colleges and Universities National Band Directors’ Consortium United Sound, Inc.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Varsity Performing Arts
Jazz Education Network West Music Company
KHS America WURRLYedu
KORG, USA Yamaha Corporation of America
League of American Orchestras Young Audiences Arts for Learning
Little Kids Rock YOUnison
Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Endorsing Organizations II

Alfred MusicNational Dance Society
American Alliance for Theatre & EducationNational Music Council
American Bandmasters AssociationNational Organization for Arts in Health
American Dance Therapy AssociationNewport Festivals Foundation
American Music Therapy AssociationNuvo Instrumental, LLC
American School Band Directors AssociationPerepole, Inc.
Arts Schools NetworkProgressive Music
ASCAP FoundationRetail Print Music Dealers Association
BandLab for EducationSchmitt Music
Breezin’ Thru, Inc.Soundtrap for Education
DeMoulin Bros. & CoStrathmore
Educational Tours, Inc.Sweet Adelines International
El SistemaSweetwater Sound
Excellia Music PublishingTau Beta Sigma
GIA PublicationsTeaching Artists Guild
GRAMMY Music Education CoalitionTeaching for Artistic Behavior
Halftime MagazineTeaching With Orff
Harmony HelperTed Brown Music
Kappa Kappa PsiThe American Alliance for Theatre & Education
KRUTZ, Inc.The Midwest Clinic
Lesbian and Gay Band AssociationThe mPowered Music Educator Academy
Macie Publishing CompanyThe Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance
MajoringinMusic.comThe National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians
MakeMusicThe Society for Online Music Education
Manhattan Concert ProductionsThe Suzuki Association of the Americas
MFR Holdings, LLCTI:ME- Technology in Music Education
Music and the BrainTheatre Communications Group
Music TogetherTodd Rundgren’s Spirit of Harmony Foundation
MusicFirstWGI Sport of the Arts
National Association of School Music DealersWorldStrides
National Dance Institute