Albert Music (through its philanthropic arm The Tony Foundation) has recently published a report entitled Music Education: A Sound Investment. It’s a great advocacy document for music in schools, and can be found here: Music Education: A Sound Investment (full report). One of the report’s co-authors, Dr Anita Collins, has also published a book entitled The Music Advantage which is discussed in the article. We encourage members to read these, and increase music education advocacy.
“Coming some 15 years after the AMA sponsored Review of Music Education, it is timely to see a broad and funded effort in campaigning for improved music education in public schools. The AMA will work with The Tony Foundation and contribute any way it can to contribute to this advocacy effort”, said president Michael Shade