“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 AllianceMusic for All
American Choral Directors AssociationMusic Teachers National Association
American Composers ForumNAMM Foundation
American Orff-Schulwerk AssociationNational Art Education Association
Americans for the ArtsNational Association for Music Education
American String Teachers AssociationNational Association of Elementary School Principals
Barbershop Harmony SocietyNational Association of Secondary School Principals
Carnegie HallNational Coalition for Core Arts
Casio America, Inc.National Dance Education Organization
Chorus AmericaNational Education Association
CMA FoundationNational Federation of State High School Associations
College Band Directors National AssociationNational YoungArts Foundation
Conn-Selmer, Inc.Organization of American Kodály Educators
D’Addario FoundationQuadrant Research
Eastman Music CompanyQuaverEd
Education Through MusicRecording Academy
Educational Theatre AssociationSave The Music Foundation
Give a Note FoundationState Education Agency Directors of Arts Education
Hal LeonardThe Rock and Roll Forever
Historically Black Colleges and Universities National Band Directors’ ConsortiumUnited Sound, Inc.
Jazz at Lincoln CenterVarsity Performing Arts
Jazz Education NetworkWest Music Company
KHS AmericaWURRLYedu
KORG, USAYamaha Corporation of America
League of American OrchestrasYoung Audiences Arts for Learning
Little Kids RockYOUnison
Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Endorsing Organizations II

Alfred MusicNational Dance Institute
American Alliance for Theatre & EducationNational Dance Society
American Bandmasters AssociationNational Music Council
American Dance Therapy AssociationNational Organization for Arts in Health
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