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January 24, 2020

Cassadee Pope Reflects on the Value of Music Education In Her Life

We were delighted to have GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter Cassadee Pope join us in Nashville, TN last month at an event to promote the benefits of music education in our schools. “I think music should be available to every young person because those are such impressionable years and influential years.” Give A Note is grateful for […]

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September 28, 2019

Tiffany Naiman, PhD, speaks to the power of music

“There are very few things in the world that teach you about community building and how to relate to other people in the way that music does and I think that within education in K-12 it is really important, and in higher education, but I think doing it at a younger age is so so […]

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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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April 18, 2018

Give A Note Foundation Awards Five Music Programs for Innovation in Music Education

Photo: Members of the Ramona Dynasty band of Ramona High School in Riverside, CA, perform during Give A Note’s 2017 Music In Our Schools Tour.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Wales Give A Note Foundation (805) 236-4928 AshleyW@giveanote.org   Give A Note Foundation Awards Five Music Programs for Innovation in Music Education  Schools of Five […]

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March 6, 2018

Give A Note Foundation Announces Innovation Funding Opportunity

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Wales Give A Note Foundation (850) 236-4928 AshleyW@giveanote.org  Give A Note Foundation Announces Innovation Funding Opportunity  Developed by the CMA Foundation, New Grants Award Music Programs and Educators for Innovative and Replicable Ideas  March 6, 2018 (Reston, VA)—Music educators are familiar with how financially challenging it is to run a […]

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January 17, 2018

Strumming New Guitars in Tar River, North Carolina

Last year Give A Note Foundation presented a grant to Tar River Elementary School in Tar River, North Carolina. Music educator Angela Mangum shared the impact of that grant with us recently. How has the Give a Note grant made an impact on your program? “Having the [Music In Our Schools] Tour come to Tar […]

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December 18, 2017

The Healing Power of Music

There are simply no words to describe the impact Give A Note Foundation has made not only in the lives of our students, but also in my teaching. Student participation is like never before — 100%! Because we have an adequate and abundant array of instruments, we can reach a multitude of student interests. Our […]

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December 11, 2017

From the Rehearsal Room to the Retail Floor

How Piano Led to a Passion for Music Retail   Music has been an integral part of my life for as long as I can remember. My father started teaching me to play the piano when I was 4 1/2 years old, and seeing my immediate interest and love for the instrument, he enrolled me […]

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December 4, 2017

Celebrate Day of the Dead with the New Disney●Pixar Movie ‘Coco’!

The new Disney●Pixar film Coco offers educators a chance to introduce Mexican culture and Mexican music into their classrooms and engage students with the film as well. The movie’s central theme is the “Day of the Dead” (Dia de Los Muertos) which is a traditional celebration in Mexico and now has become very popular in the […]

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