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March 18, 2020

Taking Music Education Teaching Online

The way we understand Music Education in our public schools is rapidly changing. As more teachers move their lessons online, Give A Note wanted to respond and support as we know how: connecting an experienced educator to you all with a list of helpful resources to make this process a bit more manageable. We reached […]

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March 13, 2020

Meet the 2020 MEIA Recipients

Ashleigh Spatz Burgess-Peterson Academy | Atlanta, Georgia Composing for Community Composing for Community is an innovative elementary music project that focuses on the important and useful 21st century skill of composing digital music. 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students engage in composing digital music with three technology programs: Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music, Chrome Music […]

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February 12, 2020

Devon Gilfillian announced as Give A Note Ambassador

Devon Gilfillian joins us as an official Give A Note Artist Ambassador. Devon shares his positivity and talent with us in the video below. Devon’s live performance of “The Good Life”, a song off “Black Hole Rainbow” is played on a student-built guitar and amp. These products are the proud result of a student project […]

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January 14, 2020

2020 Music Education Innovator Award Semi-finalists

We had the pleasure of learning about over 100 innovative music programs happening in schools across the country. Our panelists had the difficult job of narrowing this number down to 32. So without further ado, here we recognize the following teachers who have moved on to the next round for consideration of the 2020 Give […]

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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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