National Music Council of the United States Presents Progressive Rock Icon, Creators’ Rights Activist and Music Educator David Lowery with the Prestigious American Eagle Award for 2022
Los Angeles, California, June 8, 2022 – On June 2, the National Music Council of the United States presented progressive rock icon, creators’ rights activist and music educator David Lowery with its 2022 American Eagle Award. NMC is the Congressionally chartered umbrella organization representing virtually all of the most active music industry groups in America, and has bestowed the highly prestigious award just 38 times in its over eight
National Music Council to Honor Musician, Songwriter and Music Advocate David Lowery at 38th Annual American Eagle Awards
The National Music Council of the United States will honor musician, songwriter, journalist, blogger, producer, and rights activist David Lowery at its 38th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Calls on States, Districts, & Higher Ed Institutions to Address Nationwide Teacher Shortage & Bolster Student Recovery with American Rescue Plan Funds.
The National Music Council applauds US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on his call to use American Rescue Plan funds to bolster student recovery. NMC encourages states, districts and higher education institutions to make music and the arts a big part of this effort!
New World Trade Agreement Will Continue to Protect Music Creators
The National Music Council of the United States, along with its music community colleagues, is extremely gratified that its efforts to curb the illegitimate expansion of the fair use doctrine in various foreign nations during the global pandemic have met with success!
The NMC Pandemic Memory Database
The US and global music communities have suffered through two difficult years of a viral pandemic that took the lives of nearly a million of our fellow Americans, well over five million lives worldwide, and crushed the livelihoods of tens of millions more. As we know, with a music economy based upon live performance and socially close collaboration among creators, educators and business people, our industry was affected far more than most.
THE NATIONAL MUSIC COUNCIL OF THE UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES AN HISTORIC VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM REFLECTING ON THE TWO-YEAR IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE MUSIC COMMUNITY
U.S. Music Leaders to Present “Pandemic Reﬂections on The Future of Music: Education, Creation, Performance and Business” Public Education Webinar on Monday, March 14, 2022.
The National Music Council Supports MIOSM!
For more than 30 years, March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation.
The purpose of MIOSM is to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children – and to remind citizens that school is where all children should have access to music.
COVID-19 Rehearsal and Performance Guideline Update
The National Music Council and an unprecedented coalition of performing arts organizations joined forces in 2020 to commission a study on the effects of COVID-19 on the safe return to music rehearsal and performance spaces. This Performing Arts Aerosol Study has just released updated guidelines for February
National Music Council’s Spring 2022 Newsletter
As we are excited to welcome the new year, we must reflect on the past two years and the impact they had on music. 2020 saw the shutdown of music performance, education, and a change in how we approach intellectual property in the United States and throughout the world.