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2013 GRAMMY Camps

The GRAMMY Foundation® invites YOU to apply for its 2013 GRAMMY Camp®! GRAMMY Camp® is one of the most exciting summer music programs in the U.S.

A+ Schools Network

: The A+ Schools Program was initiated in 1993 as a statewide project in North Carolina by the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts. The A+ Schools Program is an approach to teaching and learning grounded in the belief that the arts can play a central role in how children learn.

ACME - Arkansas Center for Music Education

Home school and private school band, orchestra and K-12 general music classes for students in Arkansas.

Acoustic for a Change

AFAC collects gently used instruments for local underprivileged kids and/or after school programs. AFAC also provides free live entertainment and event-planning guidance charity events.

Afterschool Alliance:

The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children. Alliance vision of ensuring that all children have access to afterschool programs by 2010.

Alliance for Young Artist & Writers, Inc.:

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers is a national network of arts, education, and community leaders who foster creative expression and artistic achievement in junior and senior high school students. The Alliance was established in 1994 to expand the network of support for aspiring young American artists and writers through the distinguished Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the largest, longest-running, and most prestigious recognition programs for creative young people in the United States.

America's Promise:

To mobilize people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of our nation's youth by fulfilling Five Promises for young people.

American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE)

The mission of American Alliance for Theatre and Education is to promote standards of excellence in theatre and theatre education. We achieve this mission by disseminating quality practices in theatre and theatre education, connecting artists, educators, researchers, and scholars with each other, and by providing opportunities for our membership to learn, exchange, expand and diversify their work, the audience and their perspectives.

American Architectural Foundation (AAF):

The AAF is a national resource for those who want our communities to be centers of civilization and our children to inherit a wholesome physical environment that uplifts the spirit. The Foundation's purpose is to help people understand the importance of architecture in their lives and then use that understanding to enrich their lives and transform their communities.

American Arts Alliance:

Established in 1977, the American Arts Alliance is a nationwide consortium of nonprofit performing, presenting and exhibiting arts organizations.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE):

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) provides leadership for the continuing transformation of professional preparation programs to ensure competent and caring educators of all America's children and youth.

American Association of Museums:

Founded in 1906, the American Association of Museums (AAM) is dedicated to promoting excellence within the museum community. Through advocacy, professional education, information exchange, accreditation, and guidance on current professional standards of performance, AAM assists museum staff, boards, and volunteers across the country to better serve the public.

American Association of School Administrators:

AASA's mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children.

American Association of School Librarians:

The mission of the American Association of School Librarians is to advocate excellence, facilitate change, and develop leaders in the school library media field.

American Composers Forum (ACF)

: The mission of the ACF is to link communities with composers and performers, encouraging the making, playing, and enjoyment of new music.

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

: The American Educational Research Association is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

American Federation of Teachers (AFT):

The AFT represents one million teachers, school support staff, higher education faculty and staff, health care professionals, and state and municipal employees.

American Library Association

: The American Library Association provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

American Music Center:

Founded in 1939 by a consortium of six composers including Aaron Copeland, the American Music Center is the nation's first information and support center for new American music. AMC has consistently pioneered groundbreaking initiatives that have supported and advanced the field through the decades, and today the Center's programs and service help make possible the countless performances of new music each year. These efforts collectively further the Center's mission of building a national community for new American music.

American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF):

The American Youth Policy Forum provides learning and networking opportunities for policymakers working on education and youth issues at the local, state and national levels.

Americans for the Arts:

Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With a 40-year record of service, we are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

Annenberg Institute for School Reform:

The Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University develops, shares and acts on knowledge that improves the conditions and outcomes of schooling in America, especially in urban communities and in schools serving disadvantaged children.

Arts Academy

Arts Academy provides its unique one to one music lessons in london, guaranteeing high enthusiasm levels

Arts Extension Service:

The Arts Extension Service connects arts and communities with learning. AES is a national, nonprofit arts service organization, a program of the Division of Continuing Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Arts for Learning

: Developed by Young Audiences, Inc. is a comprehensive education program connecting community arts resources to the K-12 curriculum.

Arts in the Basic Curriculum (ABC) Project:

The ABC Project is a statewide collaborative initiative begun in 1987, whose goal is to ensure that every child in South Carolina, from pre-school through college levels, has access to a quality, comprehensive education in the arts, including dance, drama, music, visual arts and creative writing.


ArtsConnection is New York City's largest and most comprehensive, not-for-profit, arts-in-education organization. For over twenty years, ArtsConnection has made a profound difference in the lives of the City's children by providing exceptional programming in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts to metropolitan area public schools and, ArtsConnection midtown Center.


: supports the place of arts education at the center of the curriculum through the creative and appropriate uses of technology. ARTSEDGE helps educators to teach in, through and about the arts.


The mission of Artsgenesis is to create and conduct arts accelerated learning programs for students, teachers, administrators, parents, and artists.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

: ASCD offers broad, multiple perspectives across all education professions in reporting key policies and practices. ASCD reflects the conscience and content of education.

Austin Chamber Music Center

ACMC is dedicated to serving Central Texans by expanding knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of chamber music through the highest quality instruction and performance.

Bakos Zoltán Instruments

I am a Transylvanian (Romania) musical instrument maker. I graduated in Szászrégen (Reghin) which is known both in our country and abroad as “The City of Violins” or ”The New Cremona”.

Binney & Smith, Inc.:

While Binney & Smith is best known for its ubiquitous Crayola crayons, our company goes far beyond those familiar sticks of wax. We bring hands-on products for creative personal development and fun to consumers of all ages at home and away from home.

Cable in the Classroom

: Cable in the Classroom is a special initiative begun in 1989 by the cable industry to provide public and private schools in the United States with free access to educational television programs.

California Music Studios

California Music Studios provides music lessons for children and adults all across Southern California.

Center for Arts Education:

The Center for Arts Education is a not-for-profit organization committed to restoring and sustaining arts education as an essential part of every child's education in the New York City public schools.

Chicago Arts Partnership in Education (CAPE):

The mission of the Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) is to serve students by advancing the role of the arts in K-12 public education. CAPE catalyzes and supports school improvementthrough the creation of partnerships that integrate the arts into the overall educational program of Chicago public schools. The arts, when introduced through integrated instruction as well as discipline-specific study, can be an essential element to school improvement.

Children's Television/Sesame Workshop

: From Sesame Workshop, creators of Sesame Street, it's the only site that delivers high-quality entertaining and educational programming for kids and parents together.


Official website for jazz band documentary "Chops." Doc is about one high school jazz band's experience at the Duke Ellington high school jazz band competition at Lincoln Center.

Classical Music Research and Appreciation

Whether you're looking for CD suggestions for your new musical interest or doing scholarly research, let this page be your guide to some of the best the web has to offer.

Clay Art Workshops

Creative Ceramics workshops for childern and adults. For individuals and groups in my home studio in Brentwood, CA. Birthday Party workshops in your home can be arranged.

College Art Association (CAA):

Founded in 1911, the College Art Association promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching in the history and criticism of the visual arts and in creativity and technical skills in the teaching and practices of art.

Council for Basic Education (CBE):

CBE is a highly recognized independent non-profit organization that promotes a curriculum strong in the basic subjects: English, history, geography, government, mathematics, sciences, foreign languages, and the arts, for all children in the nation's elementary and secondary schools.

Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO):

The Council of Chief State School Officers is a nationwide nonprofit organization composed of public officials who lead the departments responsible for elementary and secondary education in the United States, the U.S. extra-state jurisdictions, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity. In representing the chief education officers, CCSSO works on behalf of the state agencies that serve pre-K–12 students throughout the nation.

Creative Directions:

The Creative Directions has been working for over 25 years to teach, facilitate, and integrate the arts (with an emphasis on drama/theater) in schools and communities by providing creative drama resources and professional development opportunities for educators, administrators, and artists.

Cymbal Technique 4th edition - Basic to Advanced

We are proud to introduce Cymbal Technique - Basic to Advanced 4th edition. The newest marching cymbal tutorial full of instruction, notation, tips, techniques, visuals and exercises!

The Dana Foundation

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports innovative programs leading to improved teaching in the performing arts in public schools.

Dark Sky Indoor Drumline

Dark Sky Percussion is an independent, indoor percussion ensemble based in Phoenix, Arizona that strives to cultivate leadership, teamwork, and excellence through indoor drumming.

Disney Learning Partnership

: Our goal is to support teachers, schools, and parents in their efforts to effectively engage children in learning.

Early Childhood Music and Movement Association

ECMMA supports the field of early childhood music & movement (birth to 7 yrs) through education, advocacy & netwroking & by providing a forum for research & teaching for all early childhood educators.

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC:

) .Education Development Center (EDC) is an international, non-profit organization with projects dedicated to enhancing learning, promoting health, and fostering a deeper understanding of the world.

Education Group

Primary School Music and dance workshops in the UK.

Education Trust:

The Education Trust works for the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, kindergarten through college, and forever closing the achievement gaps that separate low-income students and students of color from other youth.

Educational Research Service (ERS)

: The mission of ERS is to improve the education of children and youth by providing educators and the public with timely and reliable research and information.

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

: Educational Testing Service is the world'slargest private educational testing and measurement organization and a leader in educational research.

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

The Association provides a broad range of professional services and support to theatre educators and their students.

Emotemuse - Online Music Educaation

Emotemuse Online offers an interactive program training skills in areas of aural and harmony. Develop skills ranging from rudiments such as keysignatures to melodic dictation and harmonic analysis.

Florence Opera

In the gorgeous frame picture offered by the city of Florence, every two months, it will take place, a masterclass dedicated to the Opera Singing. Ten days of tecnique vocal and Opera interpretation.

free jazz lessons

Resource for free jazz lessons online. Learn jazz piano, jazz theory, jazz licks, tips on practicing, jazz tunes, and much more.

FUNdamentals of Music and Movement

FUNdamentals of Music and Movement provides classes in music, dance and yoga for kids. Classes are taught at the Fundamentals Center, in schools and at events. Individual instruction is also offered.

Galef Institute:

The Galef Institute is a nonprofit educational organization whose primary goal is to work with educators in public schools, schools of education, and other reform agencies to improve student achievement by strengthening the teaching profession. To achieve it's goals, Galef developed the comprehensive school reform initiative Different Ways of Knowing.

Girl Scouts of the USA

: Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's pre-eminent organization dedicated solely to girls — all girls — where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, Girl Scouts cultivate their full individual potential. The qualities they develop in Girl Scouting — leadership, values, social conscience, and conviction about their own self-worth — serve them all their lives.

Grammy Foundation

: The GRAMMY® Foundation, a non-profit arm of the Recording Academy, has a challenging responsibility to bring national attention to important issues such as the value of music and arts education and preserving our rich cultural legacy for future generations. Through its nationwide efforts, the Foundation has made great inroads. Former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley said, "By helping students discover and appreciate music and the arts, organizations like the GRAMMY Foundation are opening up new opportunities in education for America's young people.

Grant Gopher

We track grantmaking foundations as well as city, county, state and federal grant programs. We tell you when they're accepting applications! Free and fee-based services - an indispensable resource!

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA

): Since its founding in 1985, GIA has been the only national organization focusing on philanthropy in the arts and culture.


GrantWatch.com posts federal, state, city, local and foundation grants on one website, categorized by type and updated daily. All grants are current. Sign up for free weekly emails of new grants.

The Gretsch Foundation

In 2002, The Gretsch Foundation started an art program, where, non-profit organizations received used guitars and turned them into beautiful and unique works of art that were then sold at auction.

Harvard Project Zero:

Project Zero's mission is to understand and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts, as well as humanistic and scientific disciplines, at the individual and institutional levels.

Highland Bagpipes-Irish Bagpipes-Uilleann Bagpipes-Drums And Percussion

You can fine comprehensive range of musical instruments at Hakam Din including highland bagpipes, percussion, brass, woodwind, strings, bagpipes accessories, scottish sporran, harp instrument, scottis


Musical Instrument Maintenance Videos pertaining to woodwinds and brasswinds. Instrument care demonstrated by John Pedersen, wind instrument technician for over 40 years.

Indian classical,percussion,fusion music and dance portal

Information on Indian classical , percussion , fusion music and dance. Teachers and institutions of classical music and dance.

Industrial Designer's Society of America

: IDSA is the voice of industrial design, representing the profession to business, government, education, the media and the general public and serving its information and networking needs.

Institute for Music and Health

The IMH offers workshops, lectures and programs as well as individual instruction based on the Diamond Method for Music. Developed by John Diamond MD a world authority on using music for wellness.

Institute of Museum and Library Services

: IMLS is an independent Federal agency that fosters leadership, innovation, and a lifetime of learning by supporting the nation's museums and libraries.

International Child Art Foundation (ICAF)

: ICAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the premise that the innate creativity of every child on the planet needs to be nurtured, celebrated, and supported.

International Council of Fine Arts Deans:

The International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) is an alliance of arts administrators representing institutions of higher education. ICFAD provides leadership in arts education, offers a forum for the exchange of ideas and information, and addresses issues of common concern.

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

: The International Council of Museums (ICOM) is an international organization of museums and museum professionals which is committed to the conservation, continuation and communication to society of the world's natural and cultural heritage, present and future, tangible and intangible.

International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools

: The NETWORK supports and serves the leaders of specialized arts schools, fosters communication, promotes the development of new schools of the arts, and provides leadership and direction in arts education.

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Education and Outreach:

The Kennedy Center has dramatically expanded its education programs to reach young people, teachers, and families throughout the nation.

Joyful Harts Music Library

Joyful Harts Music Library Free music and sound effects files for school plays, puppet theater, story theme music, youth choir songs, music for film makers, educators, adults, children, gospel songs

Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network (KCAAEN):

The KennedyCenter Alliance for Arts Education Network is dedicated to the support of policies, practices, and partnerships that ensure the arts are woven into the very fabric of American education.


We write and publish song-based teaching resources, targeting key curriculum learning areas and values (pre - K-6). They provide curriculum support for ALL teachers - non-musical and musical alike.

Kids Factory Music

An innovative English language learning label from France, that introduces 3 to 6+ year olds to the musicality of the English language via original songs and diverse musical styles.

Learning First Alliance:

The Learning First Alliance represents unprecedented, self-initiated commitment by its members to work in concert to improve student learning. The Alliance organizations represent more than ten million individuals engaged in providing, governing, and improving America's public schools at the local, state, and national levels.

Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education

: Lincoln Center Institute is an arts center and an education institution, trains educators to explore the arts with the students through an experiential approach that supports broader learning across the curriculum.

Los Angeles Music Academy

L.A. Music Academy is dedicated to providing an excellent, unique and personalized music performance education, enabling graduate musicians to perform at the top level in a wide variety of profession

Makin' Music

Early childhood music classes and teacher in-service training.

Maranatha Music School

Maranatha Music School - Pop music school offering pop music & church music lessons: piano lessons, guitar lessons, vocal lessons (singing lessons), ukulele lessons etc.

Marching Designs

MARCHINGDESIGNS - The premiere resource for marching shows, supplies, equipment, uniforms, contests, instruction, and more. Everything for marching ensembles from band to color guard and percussion.

MENC-The National Association for Music Education:

The mission of MENC: the National Association for Music Education is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.

Miller Kamm Associates

Miller Kamm Associates brings communities back to public education by teaching schools how to successfully Mobilize, Organize, Realize and Energize.

Mississippi College

Mississippi College provides a top tier education in Mississippi. To learn more about Mississippi College's music department, visit our site today!

Monster Music

Music teachers, music lessons for guitar, piano, drums, bass guitar, singing in Perth, Melbourne. Booking agent for wedding entertainment, corporate entertainment in Perth, Melbourne

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit

Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first rate theatrical and musical art.

Mr. Brox's Virtual Music Classroom

This site was created to meet many of the expectations outlined in the Ontario Curriculum - The Arts. It is interactive and fun for the students, and resourceful for teachers and parents

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation:

The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation is dedicated to promoting instrumental music education nationwide by partnering with businesses, schools, and communities to provide new and refurbished musical instruments to qualified schools and individual students.

The Musary

A Lending Library of Musical Instruments. The Musary is a Massachusetts non-profit serving New England Communities; lending musical instruments & audio equipment to aspiring musicians.

Music and Yoga

Boris and Jean Popovich offer instruction on classical flute and piano, Hatha Yoga and Indian traditional devotional music. We can also produce your music in our recording studio.

Music at your doorstep

Music at Your Doorstep is an in-home music lesson school. We are working with music retailers, churches, schools, and homeschool associations to develop affordable music programs.

Music Education

Boston University offers Music Education degrees online to help you become a leader in Music Education.

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