Give a Note Foundation

Your gift to Give a Note Foundation supports our ongoing work as we raise awareness about the lifelong benefits of music education, through grants, gathering data, and awareness campaigns.

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Collegiate NAfME members

Join us in Washington, D.C., this June, for mentoring and professional development that will empower you to be the advocate you need to be, for yourself, and for your students. Help lead our next steps in this new era for music education.

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A Noble and Important Profession: Music Educator Award™ Finalist Keith Hancock

A Noble and Important Profession Music Educator Award™ Finalist Keith Hancock   The GRAMMY Foundation® and The Recording Academy® have just chosen 10 finalists for the 2016 Music Educator Award. The award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public, and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in schools. Eight out of the 10 finalists are NAfME members, as was last year’s ultimate winner, Phillip…

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DeVos Confirmation Hearing Tuesday, January 17th at 5pm

Pursuant to its “advice and consent” powers granted in Article II of the US Constitution, the Senate will hold its confirmation hearing on President-Elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos.  The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) will hold the hearing this Tuesday, January 17th at 5PM in room 430 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.  The Senate HELP Committee will stream the hearing live at: You Tube and C-SPAN will also stream the event live. Additionally, cable news channels have been televising portions…

CMA Award Winner Little Big Town Helps Kick Off 2017 Music In Our Schools Tour at Walt Disney World Resort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CMA Award Winner Little Big Town Helps Kick Off 2017 Music In Our Schools Tour at Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (January 13, 2017) – Little did Ohio students from Wadsworth High School know, as they finished up an exciting Disney Performing Arts workshop Friday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort Performance Hall, that the next inspiring words they would hear would come from five-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Philip Sweet, and Jimi Westbrook). In a…

music in our schools