Advcocay and Support for the Fine Arts
Now you too can be a part of the growing movement, nationwide, to support
music. These are just a few of the major organizations...
Spread the word about this free, national advocacy group that supports music
Information on Music Education includes research about the positive effects of
music on learning, how you can help support music education through
MusicFriends and so much more!
Music Educator's National Conference Infoserv
Music and the arts are vital to every child's education. Is your child's music
program in danger of being cut? This site offers effective tips for taking
action and the latest evidence of music's importance. Revive your community's
commitment. Use SupportMusic.com to face the challenge head on. You CAN make a
from the MENC website: "March has been officially designated by MENC: The
National Association for Music Education for the observance of Music In Our
Schools Month (MIOSM), the time of year when music education becomes the
focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM began as a single statewide
celebration in 1973, and has grown over the decades to encompass a day, then a
week, and then in 1985 to become a month long celebration of school music.
The purpose of MIOSM is to raise awareness of the importance of music
education for all children and to remind citizens that school is where all
children should have access to music. MIOSM is an opportunity for music
teachers to bring their music programs to the attention of the school and the
community and to display the benefits school music brings to students of all
Music In Our Schools 2008