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On Wednesday, January 20, during NAMM’s Believe in Music

At NAMM's Believe in Music week, the online global gathering to support the people who bring music to the world, The NAMM Foundation, in collaboration with Steinway & Sons and the Lang Lang International Music Foundation, is hosting a new virtual event to celebrate the piano and pianists: Worldful of Pianos.

Make Music Winter, a free celebration with exuberant and participatory musical processions, performances and virtual events in twenty U.S. cities on Monday December 21, announced its complete schedule today at makemusicwinter.org.

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be honored at the organization's Top 100 Dealer Awards. Now in its tenth year, the annual awards honor retailers who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighborhoods, and customers and share in a vision of creating a more musical world through their local communities.

Sitting at the heart of the industry’s crossroads, NAMM’s Believe in Music week (January 2021) — the online, global gathering to unify and support the people who bring music to the world — will offer 150-plus professional development and training sessions for all sectors of the music products, pro audio and entertainment technology industries, and NAMM Foundation education for music educators and administrators, nonprofit professionals, and college-aged students and faculty, among others.

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor celebration with exuberant and participatory musical parades, performances and events in dozens of US cities on Monday, December 21, today announced a return for its tenth-anniversary edition.

The TEC Awards committee and the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) are pleased to announce and celebrate the nominees across the 22 Technical Achievement and seven Creative Achievement TEC Award categories. The annual TEC Awards recognizes and celebrates the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and multi-media.

NAMM is issuing an urgent call-to-action to all industry professionals to urge House leadership to bring H.R. 7481, the bipartisan RESTART Act, to the floor of the House for a vote. The bill would provide provisions for the hardest-hit businesses to access additional PPP funds, long term, low-interest loans, and supplemental unemployment insurance to assist the hundreds of thousands of creative industry service workers impacted by the pandemic.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the health and safety of NAMM members as the first priority, NAMM is reimagining how to connect all facets of the industry while benefiting those most deeply impacted by COVID-19 with the launch of Believe in Music: The global gathering to unify and support the people who bring music to the world.

The NAMM TEC Awards committee has announced that the call for entries to be honored at The 36th annual NAMM TEC Awards will close on August 31, 2020. Companies are encouraged to enter their products and/or projects in one of 23 Technical Achievement and eight Creative Achievement categories to be considered for recognition. https://www.tecawards.org/call-for-entries

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