Text Book:

Music Advocacy: Moving from Survival to Vision

A summary of the practice of music advocacy, this book compiles thirty years of research and experience of one of the nation’s most successful advocates for music education. It gives music educators, administrators, school board members, and community advocates step-by-step procedures for saving and building school music programs. (Table of Contents)

"...a must-have for every music department." - Mary Wagner (former president ASTA)

*Now available with a companion PowerPoint presentation, including comprehensive speech notes coordinated with specific pages in the book.

 Developing the Annual Status Report: Instructions, Examples and Template 


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Music and the Brain


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Music Advocacy:
Moving from Survival to Vision

by John L. Benham

*Now Available with Companion PowerPoint Presentation