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2014 NTD International Piano CompetitionAugust 19, 2014
he NTD International Piano Competition will take place October 2-5, 2014, in New York City. The competition with Semi-Final and Final rounds will take place at Engleman Hall at Baruch College and the Future Stars Recital and Award Ceremony will be at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. It is produced by NTD Television, and will be televised around the world via satellite, cable and the Internet. 
NMC “Copy Kid” PSA Wins New York Emmy AwardAugust 13, 2014
 The National Music Council/ Music Publishers’ Association “Copy Kid,” an animated PSA that encourages young people to respect the rights of creators, won best Community/Public Service Award at the 57th Annual New York Emmy Awards.
New PSA Promotes Music MakingAugust 12, 2014
 The NAMM Foundation’s 2014 public service announcement (PSA) titled “Bring More to Life” is now playing for potential music makers worldwide. The second TV-ready PSA in the “Just Play” campaign focuses on the power of playing music. NAMM members are encouraged to share the beautiful new NAMM Foundation PSAs in their stores, on websites, social media and with local TV and radio stations.
Playing For Change DayAugust 12, 2014
 Playing For Change Day will take place September 20, 2014. Its goal is to unite a global community through the power of music to affect positive social change. Communities will gather as musicians from all over the world perform on stages, street corners, schools, yoga studios, and cafes all with the goal of bringing music into the lives of young people.
USF School Music And PAMA Piano Pedagogy SymposiumJuly 31, 2014
 The University of South Florida School of Music in collaboration with the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) and The Music Gallery will present "Free To Play" Piano Pedagogy Symposium October 17-18, 2014, on the campus of USF.