Hartley and Mary Peavey encouraged the nearly 2,400 spring graduates of their shared alma mater, Mississippi State University, to live with passion and give back during separate commencement addresses on April 29 and 30.
C. F. Martin & Co. is partnering with the Songwriters Music Series to benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
MMR sister publication, SBO, presented the second annual Best Tools for Schools awards at the 2011 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, highlighting a new batch of excit- ing and creative games, programs, instruments, servicess and accessories suitable for music educators in a wide range of settings.
…to the Tune of 1.24 Million
This Wednesday, Best Buy Co. Inc. and its children’s foundation announced a $1.24 million donation to the Grammy Foundation to support music education in high schools.
Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, took on a different role on November 16: educator. Smith, in collaboration with the Percussion Marketing Council’s (PMC) “Percussion In The Schools” program, appeared at Peters Township High School in McMurray, Pa., for an assembly that aimed to promote an appreciation for music and music making in all students.