The 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California is inviting music teachers, school administrators, college music students, and faculty to register for an all-access pass for the convention.

You can also subscribe to the monthly MED and GenNext newsletters to plan and maximize your NAMM Show experience (under "Stay Informed").

Teachers and administrators can apply to be considered for a 2018 Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation or a SupportMusic Merit Award (SMMA) from The NAMM Foundation. The survey is open to all school districts and individual schools with music programs from October 17 to January 31.

In addition, college students are invited to apply for the NAMM President’s Innovation Award. The annual award is given to students who express commitment and aptitude for business leadership in the music products industry and offers a $600 travel stipend to attend The 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, January 25-28, 2018. The deadline to apply is September 30. 

Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

Do you know a fantastic K-12 instrumental music educator who is deserving of recognition in SBO? Tell us why he or she should be featured in SBO’s annual "Directors Who Make a Difference" report.

Click here to nominate a director 

On the Road

Do you have a story to tell about taking your school music groups on the road? SBO wants to hear about it!

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