News Releases

November 17, 2014

2015 Best Communities for Music Education Survey Now Open

Schools and districts across the country are invited to participate in the NAMM Foundation’s 2015 Best Communities for Music Education (BCME)...

November 13, 2014

NAMM Foundation Increases Access to Top Youth Arts Programs

The NAMM Foundation empowers life-enriching, after-school arts programs through a new partnership with the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program (NAHYP) Awards. During a White House ceremony on...

November 11, 2014

“What Music Means To Me” Brings Multi-Media Exploration of Music’s Significance to the NAMM Museum of Making Music

Combining moving testimonials, original photographs and audience participation, the NAMM Museum of Making Music unveils “What Music Means to Me" its most personal and...

November 10, 2014

Big Ideas Fuel Record-Breaking NAMM U Lineup at 2015 NAMM Show

One hundred and twenty-five educational sessions infuse insights and inspiration into the 2015 NAMM Show, January 22-25, 2015. Members attending the show have access to a supercharged...

October 30, 2014

NAMM Foundation Announces William R. Gard Scholarship and President’s Innovation Award Recipients

The NAMM Foundation announces seven recipients of the William R. Gard Memorial Scholarship and 73 President’s Innovation Award recipients. Both programs support college students pursuing careers in the music-products...

October 8, 2014

NAMM TEC Awards Celebrates 30 Years and Inducts Nathan East & Ed Cherney into its Hall of Fame

The NAMM Foundation will induct revered engineer -mixologist Ed Cherney and bassist Nathan East into the NAMM TEC Awards Hall of Fame during the 30th Annual...

October 1, 2014

Live from Anaheim: The 2015 NAMM Show, January 22-25

Registration opens today for NAMM members planning to attend the 2015 NAMM Show. The world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry returns to the...

September 18, 2014

Increased Attendance Marks Third Edition of NAMM Musikmesse Russia and Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia

NAMM Musikmesse Russia
International Fair for Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, Music Production and Music Business Connections
11 to 14 September 2014, Sokolniki Exhibition and...

September 8, 2014

Steve Wozniak to Chat Innovation and Creativity at the 2015 NAMM Show

The 2015 NAMM Show, held January 22-25 in Anaheim, CA, will resonate with insights from entrepreneurs within and beyond the music industry including Apple co-founder, Steve "Woz" Wozniak. The engineering icon will open...

September 8, 2014

NAMM Foundation Inspires Adults to Just PLAY during National AARP Event

The NAMM Foundation fostered musical inspiration at the AARP ‘Ideas @ 50+’ National Event held Sept. 4-6 in San Diego. The Foundation and NAMM members enticed thousands of adults...

September 2, 2014

Community Music Programs Enhance Brain Function In At-Risk Children

A new Northwestern University study funded by the NAMM Foundation provides the first direct evidence that a community music program for at-risk youth has a biological effect on children’s developing nervous systems. Two years of...

August 18, 2014

NAMM's Museum of Making Music Benefit Supports ‘Access to Music’

The Museum of Making Music (MoMM), a division of the NAMM Foundation, raised more than $42, 000 at its annual gala benefit, which featured a powerful performance by celebrated slide...

August 13, 2014

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Rolls Into NAMM Foundation’s ‘Best Communities’ to Support Music Education

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is gearing up for two-day fall residencies with students in seven of the NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education. Along with the bus visit, the schools will...

August 4, 2014

Just Play! NAMM Foundation’s New PSA “Brings More to Life”

The NAMM Foundation’s 2014 public service announcement (PSA) titled “Bring More to Life” is now playing for potential music makers worldwide. The second TV-ready PSA in the...

July 31, 2014

Music Business and Education Students Invited to Apply for NAMM’s President’s Innovation Award

The NAMM Foundation encourages students preparing for careers in the music products industry to apply for the NAMM President’s...


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