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August 28, 2017

If You Give a Kid a Drum Set . . .

The Power of Music in Students’ Lives Early in my teaching career, I was a band director in a public high school on the “less economically advantaged” side of a major Midwestern city. It was here, among some students from middle socioeconomic status (SES) homes and some students from lower SES backgrounds who called the […]

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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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February 16, 2017

Arthur Murray Dance Centers—Boston Donates $2,200 to Give a Note Foundation 

In January, the Boston area Arthur Murray Dance Centers hosted their annual Teach-a-Thon, a dance marathon to raise money for selected charities. For the second year, Give a Note was one of the chosen foundations to benefit from the event. Decked out in their favorite dancing attire, participants young and old came together and raised $2,200 for […]

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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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December 1, 2016

#NAfME2016 Shines a Light on Music Education!

Each year, the Give a Note Foundation is challenged to come up with innovative ways to raise funds to further its mission. At National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) 2016 National Music Education In-Service Conference, Give A Note debuted its newest initiative to SHINE A LIGHT ON MUSIC EDUCATION by way of flashy LED pens. […]

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November 2, 2016

Give a Note Foundation Honored as 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit

In October the Give a Note Foundation, an affiliate of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), earned a prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofits award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.  “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2016 Nonprofit,” said Jane Mell Balek, Give a Note Foundation’s Chief Executive […]

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October 7, 2016

2017 Music In Our Schools Tour

We want to see how music inspires your students, school and your community!  Our 2017 Music In Our Schools – Music Inspires Tour launches today – Friday, Oct. 7th.  Learn more and start your entry to our contest! We will visit six schools and award Give a Note grants and also visit four additional schools […]

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June 27, 2016

Call for “Music Education Idols” to Win School Music Grants

Continuing a five-year collaborative relationship supporting music education, today Give a Note Foundation and 21st Century Fox opened the nomination process for a new grant program which will benefit the music programs of 20 inspiring music educators across the United States. To nominate a Music Education Idol in your community, visit bit.ly/MusicEdIdol. This new round […]

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