Video: Introduce Orff Schulwerk to your school community.  (2 min.)

Video: Invite parents, administrators, and others to watch an Orff Schulwerk class. (7 min.)

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Visit the MusicEducation Policy Roundtable to learn how like-minded organizations partner to support sequential, standards-based music education to students across the nation.

Video:Best-selling author Dan Pink discusses right-brained thinking, music education,and today‘s economy.(29 min.)

A Musical Fix for America: This article from the Wall Street Journal proposes music education as a solution to “some of the thorniest and most expensive problems facing American education.”

How we teach the arts is as important as the fact we’re doing it:  Michael Rosen shares his checklist for how teachers can ensure that arts education is worthwhile for all students.

Listen to Why Music Education Matters: an interview excerpt with Dr. Brent Gault, chair of music education at Indiana Jacobs School of Music. (Excerpt from The Voice of the Performing Arts on WICR 88.7, Indianapolis Public Radio; co-hosts: Jeff Swensson and Steven Libman)

Doug Goodkin shares his thoughts about the importance of music education in a 2013 TEDx talk.