Music Education Resources

Chorus America

Chorus America is the advocacy, research, and leadership development organization that advances the choral field. They offer tools, training, peer networking, and access so that choruses are better able to contribute to their communities.

StringKick

StringKick is an online training academy that helps guitarists grow their guitar skills and develop their musicality with super practical courses to help you play by ear, navigate the fretboard, understand music theory, and play with confidence

Logic Pro

Logic Pro by Apple is a digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application. Create and arrange music in real-time and quickly build beats and melodies. Capture your compositions and performances, from tracking a live band to a solo software instrument session.

Forte

Forte is a free, video conferencing platform built specifically for live, online music lessons. It offers resources and options for music educators and their students in a personalized account.

Title IV-A Coalition

The coalition advocates for full funding and implementation of the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants under Title IV-A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This flexible block grant is designed to ensure that districts have access to programs that provide students with a well-rounded education, including music.

Title I Arts

This site provides resources for school leaders who wish to embrace arts programming among their strategies for achieving Title I goals. It is intended for schools with school-wide Title I programs and includes tools for planning, implementing, and evaluating arts-based strategies in alignment with state and federal regulations. 

SEADAE

The State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE) supports the professional effectiveness of individual members and provides a collective voice for leadership on issues affecting arts education. They aim to achieve quality, comprehensive, sequential, standards-based education in the arts for all students PreK-20.

A Practical Guide for Retention and Recruitment

NAMM Foundation’s manual for student recruitment and retention in beginning instrumental music ensembles. Includes a collection of best practices and materials including checklists, surveys, and progress reports for music educators to use.

New York City Arts in Education Roundtable

The roundtable is a service organization and a community of arts education practitioners sharing information, providing professional development, and communicating with the public to promote work in schools and beyond.

NJPAC Arts Education

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center offers programs to experience the joy of jazz, dance, acting, musical theater, film, and hip hop taught by inspiring artists. See opportunities for school programming and a diverse calendar of professional development sessions for teachers.

New Orleans Arts Education Alliance

The NOAEA is a collaborative initiative of leaders, educators, and stakeholders working to ensure every child has access to an excellent education that includes the arts. The Alliance serves as a hub connecting public schools with partnerships, data, and resources across the city.

National Association for Music Education

The association known as NAfME has been advocating for music education for over 100 years and offers memberships, classroom resources, and various ways to engage in music education in your community. Watch the latest webinars and learn more in their Online Professional Learning Community.