Music Links (not on this site)


Please post links that you feel would be helpful for other Music Advocates to see, hhear or use in promoting music in Berks County.

Videos


http://www.youtube.com/artsactionfund Why we need the Arts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx0kuuukWPk Keep Arts in the Schools
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtgU8aqGN4g Keep Arts in the Public Schools
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdWjLBOb_SU Don’t Unplug the Arts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoGnsU27OCE Restore Arts Funding Now
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EVqkpW2u4A The Arts Teach
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpnoYOQ55I8 Mike Huckabee: Art and Music Education
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ehNHgPKCGE Barack Obama on Music Education
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUhylSoaJ1c The Case for Music Education

Programs



News



Event Pages



Advocacy Websites


American Music Conference (AMC)
http://www.amc-music.com
Start here for resources, statistics, files, "Advocacy Toolkit," etc.
MENC Advocacy Page
http://www.musicfriends.org
Information for Press and Public
Arts Ed Net (PA)
http://www.artsednet.getty.edu
Articles and Quotes from <<why.musiced@verizon.net>>
http://www.berksmusic.com/whymusic/whymusiclinks.html
If you're doing advocacy research, check out this list of links!
Great articles and quotes for newsletters, concert programs, advocacy research, etc.
Also includes instructions for subscribing to have releases emailed to you weekly
"Gaining The Arts Advantage: Lessons From School Districts That Value Arts Education"
http://www.pcah.gov/gaa/study_findings.html
A study published by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Education Partnership (1997)
NAMM National Association of Music Merchants
http://www.namm.com/namm
NARAS National Association of Recording Artists http://grammy.com
Pennsylvania Coalition for Music Education (PCME) http://www.amc-music.com/states/pa.htm
Pennsylvania information from the National Coalition
PA Coalition email info group: email for information to zlz11@scasd.k12.pa.us
PCAE Pennsylvania Council on Arts Education http://wwwcciu.k12.pa.us/PCAE/PCAEHome.html
PCNTV
http://www.pcntv.com
http://www.pde.psu.edu PA Senate and House floor schedules and text of pending legislation
PDE Pennsylvania Department of Education
http://www.pde.psu.edu
www.berksmusic.com
Articles linking music education with academic excellence
http://www.nasaa-arts.org/Research/Key-Topics/Arts-Education/Research*Based-Communication-Toolkit.php
The Research-Based Communication Tool Kit is a comprehensive document that brings together
several components that advocates can use at state and local levels.
http://www.nammfoundation.org/
Contains support music articles and research
http://www.knightarts.org/
Knight Arts; witnessing the transformational power of the arts
www.dana.org
The latest in Brain research, with pages devoted to music and the brain
www.artsusa.org
Americans for the Arts; click the Advocacy tab
http://www.childrensmusicworkshop.com/advocacy/index.html
Music education advocacy videos
http://wsf.tv/videos/the_power_of_the_pentatonic_scale
The Power of the Pentatonic scale
http://www.menc.org/resources/view/music-education-advocacy-central
Music Educators National Conference Advocacy page
http://www.keepartsinschools.org/
Programs, news, research, resources, etc
http://www.readingmusicalfoundation.org/
Reading Musical Foundation site; click Advocacy Tab
http://keyarts.wikispaces.com/Advocacy
PA state advocacy page
http://www.parentingscience.com/music-and-intelligence.html
Music and Intelligence
http://www.muscleshoalsmusic.com/Academic%20Excellence.htm
Music Enhances Academic Excellence