Small toddler listening to sound of a guitar

Want Young Children to PLAY Music?

Want Young Children to PLAY Music? Start by Giving Them Opportunities to Play WITH Music!  By Anne Sailer and Lauren Guilmartin, sponsored by Music Together Worldwide   Twenty-year-old college sophomore…

Sen. Murray Introduces Early Childhood Education Bill

Improvement to Early Learning Opportunities Yesterday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, introduced the “Strong Start for America’s Children Act…

NAfME Omnibus Roundup

Update: The House passed the funding bill the evening of December 11, 2014, with a vote of 219-206. The Senate passed the bill with a vote of 56-40, with 4…

The Place of Music Education in the Pre-K Movement

The necessity and importance of early childhood education continues to gain traction. A recent Gallup poll revealed that 70 percent of Americans favor federal funds to expand pre-K education. And…