Anaheim and NAMM have formed a great partnership that benefits NAMM attendees, citizens of Anaheim, the city of Anaheim, and NAMM. Mary Luehrsen and Jay Burress, President & CEO of Visit Anaheim, discuss this symphonic partnership.
New York Times columnist, David Brooks, and Kathy Fletcher, Director, Turnaround Arts Initiative discuss the important work that Turnaround Arts does through the strategic use of the arts.
When Linda Wagner took over as Anaheim Elementary Schools Superintendent, there were no music programs in any of the schools. Linda shares the steps that Anaheim is taking to achieve their goal of having a fully supported music program in every school.
Bernie Williams joins us live from the 2017 NAMM Show to discuss the influence music has had in his life, earning a college degree later in life, and how his musical abilities have grown over the last several years.
Savannah Buist, Katie Larson, Michael Dause started making beautiful music in Traverse City, Michigan in 2012 and are quickly gaining attention. Billboard magazine named them one of the top breakout bands after hearing them play SXSW in 2015, and they delighted the crowds at the 2017 NAMM Show.
Recorded LIVE at NAMM 2017, music producer Terry Wollman joins Mary Luehrsen to discuss how the role of the producer and how to serve the artist and the song.
Musical coalitions are a powerful way to accomplish mutual goals. Heather Noonan, Vice President for Advocacy for the League of American Orchestras says that having really strong coalitions effects engaging national efforts and working strategically together is crucial for success.
Arts Education Partnership director, Jen Best, discusses the work of the Education Commission of the States. Jane talks about the work the organization is doing to support theater arts, dance, drama, visual arts, and of course, music.