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November 21, 2019

Music Education Innovator Award recipients present at NAfME National Conference

Our most recent nine Music Education Innovator Award recipients presented during the National NAfME Conference in Orlando, Florida, a couple weeks ago. The TED style talks focused on their innovative programs and how similar models could be replicated in music classrooms around the country. Here’s a quick glimpse into their award winning programs! Dr. Andrew […]

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November 13, 2019

Student Feature: Haydee Vazquez

Give A Note recently hosted a donor event in Los Angeles and had the pleasure of meeting Haydee Vazquez, a senior at Ramona High School in Riverside, CA. Give A Note invested in Mariachi Dinastia de Ramona during our first round of the Music Education Innovator Award, granting Director Brian Gallagher funds to add instruments […]

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December 11, 2018

GIVE A NOTE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FALL 2018 MUSIC EDUCATION INNOVATOR AWARD

Winning Strategies for Music Ed…  GIVE A NOTE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FIVE WINNERS OF FALL 2018 MUSIC EDUCATION INNOVATOR AWARD Strategic Partner CMA Foundation Supports Grants for Winners, Who Reflect Diversity in Music and Related Specialties from Around the Country   Nashville TN, December 10, 2018 – Give A Note Foundation (GAN) is pleased to announce […]

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October 6, 2018

Fall 2018 Music Education Innovator Award

Calling all music teachers! GIVE A NOTE FOUNDATION’S Fall 2018 Music Education Innovator Award Call for Submissions Extended to October 31! Nashville (October 8) – The Fall 2018 Give A Note Foundation Music Education Innovator Award – honoring the most creative and effective school music programs – is pleased to announce the deadline for entries […]

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November 2, 2017

Giving Tuesday: Help Give A Note WIN up to $10,000!

How Has Give A Note Inspired You to Support Music in Schools?   The global giving movement #GivingTuesday, now entering its sixth year—it’s Give A Note Foundation’s sixth birthday, too!—is hosting a #MyGivingStory campaign this year. And Give A Note Foundation wants to invite you to share your story about the impact of music education […]

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October 30, 2017

Help Give A Note Foundation Win $25,000 by October 31!

Please help Give A Note Foundation WIN $25,000 to help more music programs across the United States! Please view and like our video before 11:59PM PT, October 31, and spread the word! Click here:   In honor of Upstanders Season 2, the Starbucks Foundation is launching the “Upstanders Challenge” to celebrate charities that are making […]

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September 25, 2017

The State of Music Education in United States Public Schools, 2017

Thanks to a generous grant from the Country Music Association Foundation, Give a Note announces new research on music education in U.S. public schools. Last school year, Give a Note Foundation, with support from the Country Music Association Foundation, sought to understand music education in our nation’s public schools. The Foundation interviewed music educators and […]

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February 27, 2017

Music In Our Schools Tour Spotlight: University of Central Missouri

This past fall, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) chapter at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) partnered with Give a Note Foundation to support music education in underserved regions across the nation as part of the “Music Ed Matters” Chapter Challenge. This spring, Give a Note Foundation’s Music In Our Schools Tour will be visiting […]

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January 6, 2017

NAfME Chapter Members Raise Funds for Music Education

On October 1, 2016, Give a Note Foundation launched the Music Ed Matters initiative to provide fundraising opportunities for any and all who believe and share in our mission to nurture, grow, and strengthen music education opportunities for all. Give a Note Foundation enlisted the help of National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) Tri-M® and Collegiate chapters. […]

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