Eric Martin, President/CEO of Music for All guest hosts inspiring discussion with Ryan Edgmon, Mustang High School Band Director; C.J. Hinds, Mustang H.S. Drum Major; Richie Williams, Paragould H.S. Band Director, Paxton Poff, Paragould H.S. Drum Major; and Marcia Neel, Yamaha Corp. of America Senior Director of Music Education.
Jeff Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager of Americans for the Arts guest hosts a conversation that includes updates about the newly formed, statewide music and arts education advocacy effort in Indiana. Hear from IAEN organizers Mark Goff, NAMM Chairman, Pres/CEO of Paige’s Music; Lane Velayo, Indiana Music Education Association Executive Director; and Ronny Lau, National Association for Music Education Policy Advisor.
Guest host Dan Del Fiorentino caught up with country music legends and American Eagle Award Recipients Emmy Lou Harris and Vince Gill at The 2016 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, TN. Harris and Gill talk about early musical influences, music as a communication tool, and the joy of living a musical life.
The NAMM Foundation’s executive director Mary Luehrsen talks about ESSA, the new federal education law, and shares ideas on what music and arts education advocates can do NOW to assure that opportunities for music and arts education are available to EVERY child!
Ben Folds, critically acclaimed composer and singer-songwriter and the legendary Ben Vereen, actor, singer and dancer join guest host Joe Lamond for this special 2016 Presidential Election episode recorded LIVE from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA.
U.S. Department of Education Secretary John B. King talks with Mary Luehrsen the new federal education law (ESSA), which defines music and arts as part of a well-rounded education.
Band and orchestra directors, students, and leaders in music education advocacy come together at the 2016 Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana to discuss how this experience cultivates community that extends beyond the classroom.
The Grand Rally for Music Education was recorded LIVE at The 2016 NAMM Show and features performances by the internationally acclaimed Canadian Brass as well as Mary Luehrsen's informative interview with—and musings by—Grammy-award winning artist “Weird” Al Yankovic.