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Casio America, Inc. is joining Keep Music Alive, a non-profit music education organization, in celebration of the 5th annual “Kids Music Day.”  Kids Music Day is slated to take place tomorrow, October 2.

Each year, Keep Music Alive partners with music schools, music stores and music organizations, such as Casio, around the world to hold special events that benefit and celebrate kids playing music.

With the help of Casio and its full roster of partners, the 5th Annual Kids Music Day will offer a plethora of resources and events including student performances, instrument petting zoos, drum/guitar/ukulele circles, instrument donation drives and free intro lessons, "Bring a Friend to Lesson," and even Kids Music Day sales on lessons, instruments, and accessories.

To learn more about Keep Music Alive and Kids Music Day, please visit

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.

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