Music In Our Schools Month
CELEBRATE MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH in MARCH 2014
Special note to teachers who participate in the “Concert for MIOSM” — Tell us how you and your students participated and request your Participation Certificate!
Music In Our Schools Month – March 2014 is a great time to highlight the importance of comprehensive, sequential music education taught by exemplary music educators for all through concerts, lessons, and public performances and advocacy activities. NAfME provides great resources for these activities – use the links above to navigate the site.
- Share Your Story — Want to help NAfME convince decision makers in 2014 that music is something worth protecting in every school? There’s no more powerful way to do so than by sharing your personal story about how music education or a music educator has affected YOUR life. Tell us about the impact of an important music educator in your life. Reminisce about how you finally mastered a difficult part on your instrument. Describe the emotions you felt when your school ensemble performed at a concert or festival. Add your story to our growing collection and be a part of something bigger than you ever imagined!
- 2014 Concert for Music in Our Schools Month - free music and audio tracks for NAfME members only!
- Register for Your Flag Certificate – A U.S. Flag will be flown over the U.S. Capitol in 2014 in honor of MIOSM. Register to receive a certificate of commemoration.
- “Broader Minded” Advocacy Page - with advocacy resources you can share with everyone!
- Disney / Give a Note Bus Tour in March 2014 with Danielle Bradbery, new country music star and winner of “The Voice”!
- Why Music? Celebrity PSAs for MIOSM — Encourage your local radio stations to download and play on the air these 60-second celebrity messages about the importance of music education. You can also use them in your own presentations!
- School/Mall Performances – Locations and dates to be announced March 5.
- NAfME on social media – Follow NAfME on Twitter or “like” NAfME on Facebook so you don’t miss any news during MIOSM!
Past MIOSM Celebrations
- What States Did for MIOSM 2011 — Check out what members around the country did to celebrate MIOSM 2011.
- Want to get a head start? Watch the 2012 Music In Our Schools Month Webinar.