The 8th Annual Children’s Music Day is just around the corner and it’s so packed with goodness that we need a whole week to cover it all. More than 1,200 venues in all 50 U.S. states, Canada and a dozen other countries plan to participate and celebrate children’s music.
Children’s Music Day events and promotions are held between Friday, September 29th and Sunday, October 8th, If you would like to locate Kids Music Day activities in your community, simply enter your zip code on the www.KidsMusicDay.org locator page. But, don’t wait! Avail these offers soon to set your child on the path to a better tomorrow.
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Music & Arts and Guitar Center stores stepped up with a special offer to celebrate. Both chains offer a free group guitar lesson on Saturday, October 7, and a special promotion for buy three lessons, get one free. Registration fees have been waived for those who sign up and attend the program.
- Saturday 10/7 @ 11am , Free group guitar class at your local Music & Arts
- Saturday 10/7 @ 11am , Free group guitar class at your local guitar center
Donnie Gruendler, vice president of education at Guitar Center, told Keep Music Alive:
,Music education produces lifelong benefits that can enrich a child’s life, ranging from social skills to higher levels of confidence and self-esteem.
And Gruendler is not alone. More than a dozen celebrity artists, including Julie Andrews, Jack Black, Ann & Nancy Wilson of Heart, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Michael Feinstein, Kenny Loggins, Richie Sambora, Sarah McLachlan, Vanessa Williams, join forces to promote music education as Kids Music Day Ambassadors. Showed their support for. , Victor Wooten, Todd Rundgren, Neil Nayyar, Philip Lawrence, Bernie Williams, Damien Escobar and Mandy Harvey.
keep the music alive It is a national 501(c)(3) whose mission is to help more children and adults reap the benefits of playing music. This includes educational, medical and social benefits. Major events include Teach Music Week in March, Children’s Music Day in October, and a year-long musical instrument petting zoo program. For more information, please call (610) 874-6312 or visit www.KeepMusicAlive.org and www.KidsMusicDay.org.
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