Website of the international organization, emphasizing music and movement in classes for children (0-7 years). Website includes a regularly updated "Minds on Music" blog with educational tips and information.
Arts education organization advocating comprehensive music education in schools (formerly known as MENC). Includes news and resources for educators and a blog with up to date information on national education policy.
American organization (founded 1975) promoting the teaching methods of Hungarian composer and educator Zoltán Kodály. Activities include the Kodály Envoy and other publications, education advocacy, annual national conference and various workshops and activities organized by local chapters.
Features include awards, info about student chapters and an "online, searchable database of bibliographical information and brief annotations from articles published between 1944 and 1996" in the Journal of Singing.
Founded by renowned baritone Sherrill Milnes and wife Maria Zouves, the foundation is dedicated to training singers and developing new audiences for opera. Activities include various intensive training programs, concert performances, and the Savannah Voice Festival.
One in five teenagers in America can’t hear rustles or whispers, according to a recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Many researchers attribute this widespread hearing loss to exposure to sound played loudly and regularly thru headphones & earbuds in particular. This site offers facts and advice on protecting young ears.
Canadian non-profit organization focused on providing resources for hospice, long-term, and community care through music therapy. Website provides various educational resources including free "webinar" lectures.
Blog post by Ball State University Music Librarian Amy Edmonds in honor of Disability Awareness Month. Features information about multiple famous musicians and composers with disabilities and includes a short list of recently published books that focus on music and disability.
This blog provides an annotated list of the "top 25 American musicians with disabilities from the Electrofied Era" (1940-present), which includes artists such as Hank Williams, Edgar Winter, Michael Jackson, and Stevie Wonder. Entries offer information about the artists' disabilities, musical achievements and contributions to American popular music.