News Releases

February 23, 2015

Make a Difference! Join NAMM’s Music Education Advocacy Efforts on Capitol Hill

NAMM members will take the nation’s capital by storm, May 18-21, 2015, making the case that all children deserve comprehensive school music education programs. Leaders of the music product industry, artists and other industry...

February 11, 2015

NAMM Foundation Invests in Music Education for Underserved Students

Music now resonates through 27 of the nation’s most underserved schools and districts thanks in part to renewed Turnaround Arts support from the NAMM Foundation. Grants to the tune of $214,...

January 26, 2015

Global Music Industry Comes Together For Record Breaking NAMM Show

As the music products industry returns home to 100 countries worldwide, they leave the 2015 NAMM Show empowered with fresh ideas and products to amplify the power of music. Held January 22-25, NAMM welcomed a record number of exhibitors...

January 24, 2015

Eight New NAMM Board Members Elected at the 2015 NAMM Show

At its Annual Meeting of Members, held January 24 during the 2015 NAMM Show, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) named eight new music industry professionals to its board of directors. The NAMM Board provides leadership,...

January 24, 2015

Creative & Technical Achievement Winners Announced at the 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Slash Performs and Receives Prestigious Les Paul Award
Slash tribute band includes: Orianthi, Don Was, Alex Acuna, Kenny Aranoff   


January 22, 2015

NAMM Foundation’s Mary Luehrsen Honored For Music Education Advocacy

For her tireless efforts on behalf of music education, NAMM Foundation executive director Mary Luehrsen will be honored with the Don Johnson Industry Service Award by Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) magazine. MMR...

January 22, 2015

President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities' Turnaround Schools Demonstrate Student Improvement Through The Arts

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), led by Co-Chairs George Stevens Jr. and Margo Lion, today released the results of an independent study that reveals substantial gains in student achievement at...

January 19, 2015

Top Musicians Will Join the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities to Unveil Research on Student Achievement in 'Turnaround Arts' Program

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), the NAMM Foundation, and several top musicians will jointly unveil research on student achievement within PCAH’s groundbreaking Turnaround Arts program on...

January 15, 2015

NAMM Foundation to Honor Musical Innovations at Annual TECnology Hall of Fame Ceremony

The NAMM Foundation has announced 10 historic musical and sound inventions ranging from 1947 through 2000 will be inducted to its10th annual TECnology...

January 12, 2015

NAMM Members Bring Music Instruments, Lessons to Anaheim School

NAMM members bring music to Anaheim’s John Marshall Elementary School with a day of service on Tuesday,...

January 6, 2015

Live Music Sets Soundtrack for 2015 NAMM Show

Hundreds of artists from nearly every imaginable musical genre prepare to perform on five NAMM Show stages, as the 2015 NAMM Show returns to Anaheim January 22-25. Live music will set the soundtrack for product debuts from more than 5,...

December 18, 2014

Synthesizer Brands Storm 2015 NAMM Show

Synthesizers powering today’s chart-topping hits prepare to take the 2015 NAMM Show by storm January 22-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center. With artists and producers such as Lorde, Bastille and Trent Reznor relying on custom...

December 15, 2014

Music Education In the Spotlight at 2015 NAMM Show

The Anaheim-based NAMM Show gathers music education leaders, college music faculty and music-career seeking students though events hosted by the NAMM Foundation. Renowned musician, DJ and composer Moby, and award-winning inspirational...

December 4, 2014

Slash to Be Honored with the Les Paul Award at the 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Iconic guitarist Slash will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards...

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)...


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