Please join leaders from Guitars in the Classroom in Anaheim, CA next Friday at 2 pm for this exciting event in support of Music Education with a live performance by hit group Take 6! Hear from luminaries in the field and enjoy live music, too. This is free and open to the public, and registration is requested. Will you be there? You can learn more and RSVP HERE.

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Featuring Take 6, the Most Awarded Vocal Group in History!
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Take 6 will make a special guest appearance celebrating music education. Visit their website.
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SupportMusic observes a decade of advocacy with performances and guest appearances in a webcast and celebration LIVE from the 2013 NAMM Show!
Friday, January 25, 2 p.m. PST

NAMM Foundation Lounge, Anaheim Hilton
Join us in person or on the Web
Moderated by Joe Lamond, President/CEO NAMM
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Music Performance by Bernie Williams
Come early for music by Latin-GRAMMY-nominated jazz guitarist, music education advocate and former N.Y. Yankee champion Bernie Williams.
Learn more about Bernie Williams

 Special Guests


  • Steve West, West Music Co.
  • Michael Butera, Executive Director, National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
  • Michael Blakeslee, COO, National Association Association for Music Education (NAfME)
  • Dr. John Mahlmann, past Executive Director, National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
  • Sid David, Editor, Symphony Publishing
  • George Quinlan, Jr., Quinlan & Fabish Music Company
  • Laurie Schell, Director, Music Makes Us
  • Marcia Neel, Music Education Consultants
  • Mark Despotakis, Director of Market Development, Progressive Music
  • Menzie Pittman, Founder, Contemporary Music Center
  • Scott Shoeffel, Wood Violins, Council Member, Dana Point, Calif.
  • Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Attitude Concepts for Today, Inc.
  • Paul Cothran, Executive Director, VH1 Save the Music Foundation
  • Rob Davidson, Director of Programs and Policy, VH1 Save the Music Foundation
  • Gary Ingle, Executive Director and CEO, National Music Teachers Association (MTNA)
  • Bobby Floyd, Executive Director, Texas Music Education Association (TMEA)
  • Madelyn Bonnot, Executive Director, Quincy Jones Consortium
  • Simone Dudt, Secretary General, European Music Council
  • Sija Fischer, Secretary General, International Music Council
  • David Price, Sr. Association with Innovation Unit, leader of Musical Future, UK
  • Bob Lynch, President/CEO, Americans for the Arts
  • Lynn Tuttle, Director of Arts Education, Arizona Department of Education
  • Leo Coco, Sr. Policy Advisor, Nelson, Mullins
  • Peter Cunningham, former Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach, U.S. Department of Education
  • Governor Mike Huckabee, former Governor of Arkansas, host of top-rated cable TV program HUCKABEE on Fox and syndicated radio program,The Huckabee Report
  • Bob Morrison, President, Quadrant Arts Education Research
  • Kevin Cranley, NAMM Chairman, President, Willis Music Company
  • Larry Morton, NAMM Vice Chairman, President, Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Mark Goff, NAMM Treasurer, President, W.H. Paige & Co.
  • Robin Walenta, NAMM Secretary, President/CEO West Music Company
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