Education and Community Engagement

The League provides information that supports orchestra education and community engagement programs and advocates in support of the availability of comprehensive, in-school music education. The content below contains a wealth of resources and items of interest for youth orchestra, education, and community engagement personnel.

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Advocate for Music Education

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Education and Community Engagement Newsletter

Several times per year the League publishes an Education and Community Engagement (EdCE) newsletter for EdCE personnel of League member orchestras. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter or have any news you would like to see featured in an upcoming issue, please email nlee@americanorchestras.org. The newsletter is emailed directly, as well as circulated via our closed listserv for this group. Selected issues may be archived, which can be found on the left-hand menu.

Banner: Alabama Symphony Orchestra musicians mentor Youth Orchestra members in a Side by Side rehearsal. Photo courtesy of Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

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