Take 6 and the Music Educators of America Recognized as 2021 American Eagle Award Honorees

NAfME Congratulates Take 6 and the Music Educators of America as 2021 American Eagle Award Honorees

Certificate Available for All Music Educators


On July 15, the National Music Council honored a cappella group Take 6 and all the music educators of America as the 2021 American Eagle Award recipients during the Summer NAMM show which livestreamed on namm.org. Music educator Franklin Willis accepted the award on behalf of music teachers, and music educators representing all 50 states and Washington, DC, joined the ceremony virtually. Read more here.

Music educators can now personalize and download the certificate honoring them to display where they would like. Thank you to National Music Council for recognizing music educators!

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National Association for Music Education (NAfME) also joined in congratulating both groups with an ad in the program and recognition on social media.

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Check out highlights from the event including this moment during which music educators were honored: 

Parade magazine also honored Take 6 and music educators in a special feature article.

“Throughout the past year music teachers have continued to answer the call to meet students at their point of need. Reimagining what music education looks like through innovative teaching, strategies, and techniques,” Franklin Willis shared. “The future of music education has been propelled in a bright direction.” 

NAfME will continue to support music educators at all teaching levels and work to realize the vision of “leading the world in music education, empowering generations to create, perform, and respond to music.”