“I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.”  – Plato

If you enjoy music you will really like this.  What better way to teach your kids science, math, history, and grammar.  Check out the songs to sing in the car page.

The NAMM Foundation celebrates and promotes the intrinsic value of music education.  They are a great resource for finding the best music programs in communities around the country and to understanding the value of music education for every child to help them excel in many ways outside of music.

Enjoy the classics with your kids. Classics for Kids is an information and fun site that has history, learning, games and more.

The Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA).  Is host to many of the competitions that Norwood Students will perform in.

The New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) was established to engender and maintain enthusiastic interest in the various phases of music, colorguard, percussion ensembles and music education in our secondary schools.

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.

The New England Jazz Alliance (NEJA) is a group of dedicated individuals who in December of 2001 established the New England Jazz Hall of Fame and a traveling exhibit that tells the story of jazz in New England.

Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence.  Through the annual DCI Tour and World Championships, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-broadcast events. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.