NAMM Foundation announced that programming for Believe in Music Week will include fall webinars, taking place from September to December. These presentations will be geared toward college faculty and students, music educators, music service organizations, music makers and more. All webinars will feature presentations by industry leaders and will address hot-button topics.
September programming includes:
9/17: Online Learning: It Can Be More thank You Think
Panelists: Maria Palma, Executive Director, I.A. Office of Arts and Special Projects, New York City Department of Education; Elizabeth M. Guglielmo, Director of Music Office of Arts & Special Projects, New York City Department of Education; Ted Gee, Co-founder and President, Live Music Tutor; Melissa Gawlowski Pratt, PhD, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Network Relations, Young Audiences Arts for Learning; and Matthew LeFevre, Media Production Manager, Yale School of Music.
9/23: Back to School Health, Wellness, and Safety
Panelists: Ping Ho, UCLArts and Healing; and Mark J. Spede, Clemson Univ. Director of Bands.
9/25: Music and Social Justice: What Should We Be Doing?
Panelists: Habib Bako, Director of Community Building, Independent Sector; DeDe Heid, Executive Vice President, Heid Music; Crystal Morris, President/Owner, Gator Cases, Inc.; Kit Culpepper, Director Channel Strategy, C.F. Martin Guitars; and Lisa Steele-MacDonald, Director of Marketing, Yamaha Corporation of America.
9/29: Spark Joy by Learning the Ukulele Basics with Peter Luongo
Facilitator: Peter Luongo, President, Luongo Consulting/Luongo Ukulele Experience
9/30: Back to School Access and Equity in Online Learning
Panelists: Sara Womack, Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator, Atlanta Public Schools; Christopher Downing, Anaheim Elementary School District; and more to come.
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