The Center for Arts Education and Social Emotional Learning (ArtsEdSEL) Launched to Facilitate Arts Education Enriched by SEL

The intrinsic connection between arts education and SEL is an emerging area of study and practice that has become a topic of increasing priority in the education sector internationally. It is a process intended to provide students and teachers with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to understand and manage emotions, confront challenges, and make responsible decisions by being self-aware, socially aware, and confident.

Nancy Wilson, The Go-Go’s, and More to be Honored at 2021 She Rocks Awards

The ninth annual She Rocks Awards, presented by The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) at the NAMM Show, will honor over one dozen women who have influenced the music industry. The 2021 She Rocks Awards recipients include: Nancy Wilson – co-founder of the multi-platinum, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted band Heart. The […]

D’Addario Receives State Grant to Continue Manufacturing PPE Face Shields 

During the height of the COVID crisis, D’Addario, the world’s largest musical instrument accessories manufacturer, shut down all normal operations and rapidly converted to producing PPE face shields. New York State and the Empire State Development Corporation recently showed their support for D’Addario’s altruistic innovation, awarding the company a $341,000 grant to expand face shield […]

Last Call to Register for the 2021 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards

The enduring legacy of one of America’s most decorated composers has been the basis for launching the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards, aimed at recognizing and enabling the next generation of music composition talent. Following its tremendous success, the 2020-2021 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards expanded the competition categories to enable musicians to apply in […]