Can You Creatively Tell Us Why Copyright Is Important? If So, You Could Win Up To $5,000!
The National Music Council and the Music Publishers Association are looking for students to creatively present their viewpoints, in video format, on “The Importance of Intellectual Property and Copyright Law”. Complete rules and guidelines available…
Winter Music Education Policy Roundtable 2016 Federal Appropriations Requests
Who We Are:
The Music Education Policy Roundtable is a coalition of music and music education organizations which advocates on behalf of ensuring the continued presence and perseverance of high quality music programs in America’s schools. The Ro…
Statement of Support by the Music Education Policy Roundtable On the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015
Late last year, Congress reached a compromise agreement to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The compromise bill, S. 1177, also known as the “Every Student Succeeds Act,” includes “music” and “arts” as part of the new “Well-Rounded Education” provision (previously known as “Core Academic Subjects”), which provides a number of increased opportunities for access to music education.
National Music Council And Music Publishers Association Announce 2015 Copyright Awareness Scholarship Winners
After reviewing hundreds of applications for the 2015 Copyright Awareness Scholarship we are pleased to announce this year’s big winners! First Prize ($5,000) went to Hannah Paine for her heartfelt and honest take on the value of music. Hannah, who just completed her first year at Chapman University, is studying film production.
NMC Mourns the Loss of Theodore Bikel
The National Music Council is profoundly saddened to note the passing of legendary performer and civil rights activist Theodore Bikel. Bikel was honored with the Council’s American Eagle Award in 2012 in recognition of his unique contribution to the …
National Music Council Presents 2015 American Eagle Awards to Kris Kristofferson, Jim Lauderdale, Jim Halsey, Sherman Halsey & Music Makes Us
Nashville July 11, 2015 – The National Music Council continued its 75th Anniversary Celebrations by bringing its Annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville for the very first time on July 11th as part of the Summer NAMM Show events. The h…
NMC Mourns the Passing of Jim Ed Brown
The National Music Council is profoundly saddened to note the passing of legendary songwriter and performer Jim Ed Brown. Jim was scheduled to appear at the annual American Eagle Awards gala this coming July 11 in Nashville, Tennessee. He will be m…
National Music Council presents: Songwriters Fair Trade Panel at Summer NAMM in Nashville
The concept that industries around the world can be financially strengthened by voluntarily joining in support of “Fair Trade” agreements is a trend that has taken hold in the 21st century. The Fair Trade Coffee movement is just one example among many of how the public’s support for ensuring fair treatment to everyone in an industry’s value chain can both build more financially robust businesses and protect the rights and livelihoods of individuals.
National Music Council Announces Special Award To Nashville Mayor’s Office, Metro Nashville Public Schools, Country Music Association & CMA Foundation for Music Makes Us Initiative
New York, New York – The National Music Council will continue its 75th Anniversary Celebrations by bringing its Annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee, for the very first time on July 11, 2015. A special award will be pre…