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Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation hosted by Mary Luehrsen that celebrates music learning through conversations with artists, teachers and students, music business professionals, and thought leaders who are passionate about music education.

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    • Education
    • 4.9, 16 Ratings

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast from The NAMM Foundation hosted by Mary Luehrsen that celebrates music learning through conversations with artists, teachers and students, music business professionals, and thought leaders who are passionate about music education.

    096- Music Educator Anne Fennell on Co-creating Music with Independent Learners

    096- Music Educator Anne Fennell on Co-creating Music with Independent Learners

    Music educator Anne Fennell reflects on the joy of teaching music, the limitless potential for creativity in music learning and re-imagining music education.

    • 30 min
    095- The Museum of Making Music’s Pivot to Online Programming and Education

    095- The Museum of Making Music’s Pivot to Online Programming and Education

    Staff from the Museum of Making Music- Carolyn Grant and B.J. Morgan- reflect on the universal language of music, pivoting to online programming, and the museum’s re-design for their 2021 reopening.

    • 34 min
    094- Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 6 Unites in a Time of Crisis and Isolation

    094- Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 6 Unites in a Time of Crisis and Isolation

    Composer Eric Whitacre was inspired to write Sing Gently; a new piece to share through Virtual Choir 6. In a time of crisis and isolation Whitacre discusses his creative process and how to get involved in this global Virtual Choir 6 phenomenon.

    • 35 min
    093- Music Haven’s Mandi Jackson Chats Virtual Learning for Connecticut Music Students

    093- Music Haven’s Mandi Jackson Chats Virtual Learning for Connecticut Music Students

    Mandi Jackson, Executive Director Music Haven shares thoughts about equity and access to music education and virtual music as a life line for students in New Haven, Connecticut.

    • 24 min
    092- Wooten Woods: A Unique Blend of Nature and Music Education

    092- Wooten Woods: A Unique Blend of Nature and Music Education

    As the youngest of five children, Victor Wooten’s musical family needed a bass player. The rest is history. In this episode, the 5-time GRAMMY award-winning musician talks about his Center for Music and Nature, dubbed “Wooten Woods,” a retreat center for musicians and students outside of Nashville, Tennessee and the journey that every person can take to make music – as natural as learning to speak. Recorded LIVE at The 2020 NAMM Show.

    • 30 min
    091- Flipping The Script: NAMM Member and Music Education Advocate John Mlynczak Interviews Mary Luehrsen

    091- Flipping The Script: NAMM Member and Music Education Advocate John Mlynczak Interviews Mary Luehrsen

    A special “Flipping the Script” episode recorded LIVE at The 2020 NAMM Show features John Mlynczak interviewing Mary Luehrsen, Executive Director of The NAMM Foundation. The usual host of host of Talking Up Music Education, Luehrsen shares strategies for taking passion-to-action, the mosaic of music ed, and counting your blessings.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Jmullin09 ,

Keep Music Education Moving Forward

A great conversation to keep music education moving forward. Nice work, NAMM Foundation.

MarkGoff ,

Great way to expand the advocacy conversation!

Kudos to the NAMM Foundation for providing this tool to help us support music education!

AMFennell ,

Talking Up Music Education

What a fantastic resource with real life conversations. So much positive, forward movement in music education. Thank you for bring this to a larger audience!

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