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In Conversation with President Mark Rabideau
Leading Change in Turbulent Times
The storm of COVID-19 has demanded that we narrow our priorities. Focus on what matters most. Fight for what we love. We should not dismiss the pains of this pandemic, as too many of us have witnessed friends and colleagues become ill or have lost loved ones to the virus’ suffocating grip. And as devastating as the mounting statistics are, the depths of the impact of the pandemic cannot be measured alone in body counts, as its far reaching impacts on culture and on the livelihoods of creatives are undeniable...Read More
• During Believe in Music Week, The NAMM Foundation will match up to $10,000 in donations designated for The College Music Society. Stay tuned for details regarding how to double your financial contributions to CMS during this event.
• Stay tuned for the CMS/NAMM GenNext program details available soon!
• In addition to attending GenNext events, consider joining pianists from around the world on January 21, 2021 for a special virtual performance of Mozart's Rondo alla turca, presented by the Lang Lang Foundation and Steinway & Sons for NAMM's Believe In Music Week. Professionals, amateurs, and beginning players are all welcome -- and over a dozen university piano professors have signed up to coach anyone, at no charge, who wants some pointers over video chat to help them play along at the live event. For details and registration information visit roomfulofpianos.org.
Musicians' Health Webinar: Healthy Progress in a Pandemic?
Friday, January 8, Noon Eastern Time Dr. Pete Jutras The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastatingly disruptive to the traditional structures of music instruction, leading to widespread malaise, anxiety, and fear. How can we keep ourselves healthy in the face of extreme and unexpected challenges? Can we use this moment to examine and reframe our core principles, with an eye towards healthy outcomes and positive progress? What will we learn, and how will it affect us when the pandemic subsides?
CMS Healthcare Program
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