Music Advocacy

We Lead With Music

Music for All’s advocacy programs and resources are key elements in our vision to be a catalyst to ensure that every child across America has access and opportunity to active music making in his or her scholastic environment. Our educational programs and events are just one way we deliver our advocacy efforts and message: We lead with music. Music for All is committed to providing the most comprehensive resource center supporting the cause of music and arts education. Read and share music advocacy stories and articles, music education research findings and relevant advocacy links to make your case for music education in our schools. Through Advocacy in Action, Music for All is helping to promote music education, music in our schools and Music for All. Click on a button below to discover Music for All's Advocacy in Action resources and programs. 


View the latest music education research findings, advocacy materials and downloads in our Tools & Resources section. Everything you need to be an advocate for music education in your community!

Music has an enormous impact, especially for America’s youth. Check this page often for inspiring and moving stories and articles about the importance of music education.

Is a music program in your community at risk? Visit this page for resources to help your program and to inform Music for All team so that we can advocate for your program.

Do you believe? Show your support for music in America’ schools by joining the “I Believe” awareness and annual fund campaign.

The Patrick John Hughes Parent/Booster Award annually recognizes the extraordinary commitment, dedication, support and sacrifice of music parents and boosters. Read more about Patrick John Hughes, previous award winners and learn how to nominate the exceptional parent or booster in your music program.

Have a music advocacy success story? Did music have a profound impact on you? Share your story with Music for All and it may be featured on our blog or in an upcoming publication.


Music for All is a proud member of the SupportMusic Coalition and the Music Education Policy Roundtable.MusEd Policy Roundtable Click on the logos below to learn more!