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Philadelphia International Music FestivalApril 23, 2014
he Philadelphia International Music Festival is a summer music program offering students of all ages and skill levels - from throughout the U.S. and abroad - the unique opportunity of spending 14 days immersed in classical music education and performance with members of the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra. The festival is divided into three divisions: the Children's Division (summer music camp for students 8 - 10 years of age, with exceptions made for intermediate and advanced students between those ages), the Senior Division for students 11 - 18 years of age, and the College and Young Professionals Division.
Arts Entrepreneurship Educator’s Conference At SMU, June 6-7April 10, 2014
  The first national Arts Entrepreneurship Educators conference will be held at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, June 6-7, 2014. In addition to panels and workshops will be the formation of an academic society specifically for Arts Entrepreneurship Educators. 
Make Hawaii Your ABRSM Exam DestinationApril 2, 2014
Hawaii has been recognized as an Official Examination Centre for the ABRSM after 3 successful years of examination in Hawaii with over 250 candidates. ABRSM stands for Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. ABRSM’s philosophy is “Enjoyment through achievement.” It has been around for over 120 years since 1889 and is the world’s leading provider of music exams and assessments.
Music In Our Schools Month Pledge To PracticeApril 1, 2014
 Music & Arts, the nation’s largest band and orchestra instrument retailer and lesson provider, is celebrating "Music In Our Schools Month" with a nationwide sweepstakes encouraging student musicians, teachers and parents to make a Pledge to Practice. Together with Yamaha and the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME’s) Give a Note Foundation, Music & Arts is inviting young musicians to commit to practicing 200,000 combined minutes from March 14-April 4.
Congressional Rock And Roll CaucusApril 1, 2014
lass="client-font-color ng-binding">Invite your Congress member to the Music Matters briefing!

   Help bring the broader minded's argument about "music for music's sake" to Congress and request that your representatives personally attend!
 
   On April 3, at 2-3 p.m., NAfME's first Congressional briefing in over a decade will take place as part of the Rock and Roll Caucus.