Washington, DC Music Education Association Chapter Relaunches

June 18, 2019

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) proudly announces the new federated music education association relaunched in the nation’s capital, the DC Music Education Association (DCMEA). The next in-person meeting will be held June 19, in conjunction with the NAfME National Leadership Assembly, taking place at the Washington Hilton June 17-21.

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American Express and Pharrell Williams Partner to Back Arts and Music Education in Schools

August 8, 2018

Today, American Express and Pharrell Williams announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support to bring more arts education to schools nationwide. As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host a fundraising event, called the Yellow Ball, with an all-star lineup of collaborators on September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum to benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning. American Express will also gift $1 Million to Young Audiences, the nation’s largest arts-in-education network whose work strives to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.

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Amazon has an 80-person orchestra just for employees

December 21, 2017

Amazon’s corporate culture is widely known for its dog-friendliness, its free community banana stands, and, notoriously, a challenging and even bruising work environment.

Less well-known is how Amazon — Yahoo Finance’s Company of the Year — helps employees channel their inner artist.

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