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Vidami has partnered with the Les Paul Foundation and music education nonprofit Little Kids Rock. Dedicated to awarding grants to music programs serving children across America, The Les Paul Foundation donated 50 Vidami Loopers to Little Kids Rock to help teachers streamline their online and in person music classes.

Read more: Les Paul Foundation Donates 50 Vidami Video Looper Pedals to Little Kids Rock

The Richmond Symphony is offering a livestream subscription for fans who want to access all four of the symphony’s upcoming virtual Masterworks performances.

Read more: Richmond Symphony Offers Livestream Subscription for Masterworks Concerts

The Education Committee of the Audio Engineering Society will be hosting its second Audio Education Virtual Mini-Conference on Super Bowl Sunday (February 7), 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Read more: AES Hosts Super Bowl Sunday Virtual Education Mini-Conference

Ensemble Connect has embarked on its 14th season with a new group of young professional classical musicians joining the two-year fellowship program designed to further prepare them for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement and advocacy.

Read more: New Class of Ensemble Connect Fellows Shares First Virtual Performance

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has released a new concert streaming app for Apple iOS devices, Apple TV, Roku, and coming soon to Amazon’s Fire TV.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Releases New Concert Streaming App

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami has recognized its many esteemed faculty and gifted alumni honored with 2021 GRAMMY nominations.

Read more: Frost School Of Music Faculty And Alumni Garner 10 GRAMMY Nominations

Genelec Inc. has announced the introduction of the Genelec Mike Chafee Audio Pioneering Scholarship, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to audio education and promoting the advancement of women in the audio industry.

Read more: Genelec Announces Inaugural Mike Chafee Audio Pioneering Scholarship

Accomplished children’s music educator, music historian, and clarinetist Katherine Palmer and award-winning percussionist, composer and children’s book author Cory Hills have been selected as the first two Fellows of the newly-created Gretsch Fellowship in Children’s Music at the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College.

Read more: Inaugural Fellows Selected for Gretsch Fellowship in Children’s Music

Malletech has announced the continuation of the 8th annual World Vibes Congress as a live streamed event, taking place on January 2 and 3, 2021.

Read more: Malletech Announces 2021 World Vibes Congress

The 2020 Midwest Clinic will take place virtually from December 16 to 18, where registered guests can chat with live experts during the online event.

Read more: Midwest Clinic Virtual Conference Offers Live Chats Feature

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!

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