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The 3rd Annual "Kids Music
Day" will be celebrated on Friday October 5th, 2018. Each year, Keep Music
Alive partners with music schools, music retail and other music organizations worldwide to spotlight the importance of including music in children's education. Events held by participating locations include open houses, instrument petting zoos, student music performances, community/family jams, instrument donation drives and more. It is estimated that over 500 locations worldwide will help celebrate Kids Music
Day in 2018.
This year, a number of celebrity artists are showing their support for Music
Education by joining the inaugural class of Kids Music
Day Ambassadors including:
Andrews, Richie Sambora, Nancy Wilson of Heart, Sarah
McLachlan, Victor Wooten,
Mandy Harvey, Jim Brickman, Bernie Williams, Siedah Garrett, Orianthi, Alma Deutsher,
Todd Rundgren, Jan Hammer, Damien
Escobar, Amy Holland, Charlie Worsham
Day is also being supported this year by CASIO EMI, Alfred Music, Remo, Conn-Selmer, and Kala Brand
Music, all leaders in the music industry. Casio has been manufacturing quality keyboards for consumers and professionals alike for nearly forty years, while Alfred Music
has been in the music publishing business since the early days of Tin Pan Alley. The REMO name has been synonymous with quality drums and percussion equipment for over 60 years. Conn-Selmer is the leading manufacturer & distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur and professional use. Kala Brand Music
has quickly made a name for itself with quality ukulele instruments played by both professionals and amateurs. Kids Music
Day is also being supported by Advantage Rent-A-Car, a full-service company operating from 40 airports and five additional satellite locations in Hawaii and Las Vegas
hotels. Keep Music
Alive is honored to welcome these partners helping to share the Kids Music
Day message inspiring more kids to begin their musical journey.
Day is one of two international music holidays founded by the organization Keep Music
Alive. In March 2018, the organization partnered with over 600 music schools and music retail locations in all 50 states, Canada and 10 additional countries to offer free lessons to new students (kids and adults) as part of the 3rd Annual Teach Music
Week. Some of the largest music school chains in the nation have participated in Kids Music
Day and Teach Music
Week with many of their locations including Music
& Arts, Guitar Center, Kindermusik, Music
Together, Gymboree, Long & McQuade, Bach to Rock and the legendary School of Rock.
Alive is a national 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting the value of music. Our goal is to inspire more kids and adults to enjoy the educational, social and therapeutic benefits of playing music. For more information, please contact Vincent
James, (610) 874-6312, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.KeepMusicAlive.org.
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