Music Advocacy

Music Advocacy

Music is essential to the intellectual and creative growth of young people. Scientific studies demonstrate that music study enhances the ability of students to improve in other subject areas, especially math and language.

To help parents, teachers, and administrators, Meyer Music provides an annotated list of Internet resources and tools for music advocacy.

Arts Education Partnership
Promotes the role of the arts in the development of children.

International Society for Music Education
Articles promoting the importance of music in education.

NAfME Advocacy Groundswell
A resource provided by the National Association for Music Education.

Music for All Foundation
Expanding the role of music and the arts in education.

MUSICA, the Music and Science Information Computer Archive
An outstanding source for music/brain research data via Music Research Notes.

NAMM Foundation
Advancing active participation in music making.

President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities
A little broad, but has useful resources with name recognition.

Quadrant-Arts Education Research
National leader in arts education research, analysis, and market intelligence.

School Music Matters
A music education advocacy resource center.

Support Music
A public service of the Music Education Coalition.

VH1 Save the Music
Prominent entertainers in support of music education.

U.S. Copyright Laws
U.S. Copyright laws regarding printed music, recordings, arrangements, etc.

Whole Child Education
A balanced curriculum enhances intelligence and test scores.