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Bryce Vine

Bryce Vine was one of 12 talented people chosen from a pool of 34,000 submissions to compete on the original Glee Project, a reality show on the Oxygen network in which performers vie for a spot the TV show Glee. Bryce is a vocal student at Berklee College of Music who sings pop, rap, jazz, and alternative.

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Art Alexakis

Arthur Paul "Art" Alexakis is best known as the American singer, composer, and guitarist of the rock band Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in addition to his own work as a songwriter for other artists.

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Zendaya

Zendaya is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She currently stars on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up as Raquel "Rocky" Blue. 

Guitar Case Give Away

85% of Americans, including President Obama, wish they could play a musical instrument. This year, resolve to reap the benefits of playing a musical instrument. Take the Pledge to Play on Facebook and encourage your friends to take it too!

Wanna Play?

Everyone knows that playing a musical instrument is fun and entertaining, but music making is scientifically proven to benefit people of all ages...

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Morning News Anchor Robin Meade Shows Off a New Side: Country Singer

Robin Meade is a cable TV star as news anchor for HLN’s Morning Express (airing from 6 a.m. to noon EST), but she’s ready to grab another handle: country music star. The Ohio native and Atlanta resident released her debut album Brand New Daythis week, which is available on iTunes and exclusively at Target stores.


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Tom Cruise Uses His Voice To Make Some Music in 'Rock of Ages'

According to IFC.com reporter Brandon Kim, it felt right when it was reported that Tom Cruise would be in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical, "Rock of Ages," but he could not have guessed it would end up looking like this. Cruise tweeted this photo of himself from the set of the film and we can see he's gone hardcore into the role.


Come Learn From the Best and Take Music Lessons from National Guitar Workshop

Study. Rehearse. Perform. These are the three activities you would be participating in if you were taking music lessons this summer from the the National Guitar Workshop, which is offering music lessons for beginner, intermediate or advanced players in Sandy Springs, Md., New Milford, Conn., Los Angeles, Calif., and Austin, Texas.


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Drum Corps at the Movies

This summer, NAMM is working with Drum Corps International (DCI) to bring the music-making message to hundreds of thousands of fans of Marching Music's Major League from across the United States. Enthusiasts will have the opportunity to watch outstanding performances of top DCI corps when Drum Corps at the Movies marches into theaters this summer for two one-night-only events.


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Wanna Purchase the 'I Wanna Play!' CD and Put More Instruments In Kids' Hands?

The NAMM Foundation is dedicated to helping more kids play music through its Wanna Play Fund and now you can help too by purchasing your copy of the "I Wanna Play!" CD, an album featuring Aaron Tippin and other talented artists performing their renditions of timeless classics.


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Angelina Jolie Prefers Museums and Making Music to Schools

In a recent interview, actress Angelina Jolie told musicrooms.net that she thinks it’s important to expose her kids to many different cultures and allow them to learn about the things they like.


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Kevin Bacon May Play a Villain In New 'X-Men' Movie But He's Also a Champion for Music Education

While Kevin Bacon recently revealed his obsession with zombies and spoke about his most recent role as a superpowered villain Sebastian Shaw in "X-Men: First Class" to USA Today, Bacon is also showing his support for the subject of another upcoming movie showcasing the benefits of school


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The Importance of Music Education In Schools

Vince DiFiore plays trumpet in the band CAKE, which is currently touring the U.S. and Europe. The band has teamed up with the US Scholastic Band Association (USSBA) for "The Federal Funding March," a nationwide contest for high school and college marching bands. Here, DiFiore expresses why school music education was and is important to him.


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Old '97's Use Epiphone Mojo to revive Mavericks

 Rhett Miller, die-hard Mavericks fan and guitarist for the Old 97’s stood at center court at the American Airlines Center March 20th and declared to Dallas Mavericks fans: "We're going to start a winning streak today."  


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Music Therapy Helps Gabrielle Giffords Find Her Voice After Tucson Shooting

It has been two months since the Tucson shooting spree that killed six people and injured 12, including Arizona Rep.Gabrielle Giffords. Now Giffords, who survived a gunshot wound to the left hemisphere of her brain, is finding her voice through song.