"Why We Need Music in Our Hearts"
Advocacy Resources for Music Education Why Music Education? Music Educators National Conference http://www.menc.org/resources/view/why-music-education-2007 The Value and Quality of Arts Education A Statement of Principles from professional education associations http://www.menc.org/about/view/the-value-and-quality-of-arts-education Opportunity Learn Standards for Music Instruction Music Educators National Conference http://www.menc.org/resources/view/opportunity-to-learn-standards-for-music- instruction-grades-prek-12 Why We Need Music in Our Hearts MENC Executive Director John Mahlmann http://www.musicfriends.org/wwnm.html National Governors Association Presentation on Strategies to Improve Low Performing Schools VH1 President John Sykes and VH1 Save The Music Executive Director Bob Morrison http://www.musicfriends.org/sykes.html Statement of Joan Schmidt Member of Board of Directors, National School Boards Association http://www.musicfriends.org/schmidt.html Why Music? Public Service Messages by Music Educators National Conference Why Music Education? Music Learning Band Programs http://www.musiclearningband.com/Why%20Music%20Education.html Music Brain Research Chronology King Music http://www.kingmusic1.com/fambrc.htm Celebrities Supporting Music Education American Music Conference http://www.amc-music.com/psas_print.htm Your Child’s Lifetime of Music American Music Conference http://www.amc-music.com/musicmaking/wellness/child.htm