Music Resources for Teachers

Midwest Marching is the central resource for all that’s marching band in and around the central states. You can find a listing of various upcoming marching band competitions, as well as past competition results.

The International Foundation for Music Research (IFMR) was founded in 1997 to support scientific research to explore the relationship between music and physical and emotional wellness, with particular attention to the elderly population, the impact of music making on at-risk youth, and music education and the effect of music and music making. IFMR also convenes scientists, educators and others around critical issues in music research and disseminates research through its publication, IFMR News, and various on-line research referral services and archives.

SupportMusic.com is a public service initiative that intends to critically impact, resolve, and support music education in local communities around the United States. SupportMusic.com is an advocacy effort that unites various national and regional organizations with parents and community leaders to improve access and opportunity in music and arts learning. Go to SupportMusic.com for tools and resources for saving music programs in your local community.

VH1’s Save The Music Foundation is a non-profit initiative with two primary missions: To restore music education programs in America’s public schools AND to raise awareness of the positive impact music participation has on students. To see benefiting schools, programs, news and events, visit Save The Music Foundation.

The Music Achievement Council is a non-profit organization of music industry leaders dedicated to developing and retaining instrumental music students and teachers. For tools, tips and resources on how to recruit and retain music instructors visit Music Achievement Council.

www.allmusic.com is a comprehensive and in-depth resource for finding out more about the albums, bands, musicians and songs you love.

On www.allclassical.net you can search on classical composers, periods and genres. This directory houses a great deal of information on classical musicians and classical music over time.