SOURCE: Naxos and The SupportMusic Coalition

Naxos and The SupportMusic Coalition

February 26, 2010 13:24 ET

Naxos Is Proud to Announce Its Affiliation With The SupportMusic Coalition

NASHVILLE, TN and HONG KONG--(Marketwire - February 26, 2010) -  Naxos (www.naxos.com) has become the first record label to join The SupportMusic Coalition (www.supportmusic.com), a public service initiative undertaken by NAMM, the trade association for the global musical instruments and products industry, and MENC, the National Association for Music Education.

The SupportMusic Coalition unites over 200 music, arts, parent and civic organizations and related businesses with a common goal: to support increasing access to a complete education that includes music and arts education for all children. With this affiliation, Naxos is reaffirming its firm support of music and arts education for people of all ages because of its ability to instill a sense of responsibility, to inspire, and to encourage the creation and perpetuation of the arts.

As a part of this new affiliation with SupportMusic, Naxos is committed to using as many resources as possible to promote the Coalition's mission, including links to www.supportmusic.com from both the Naxos.com main page and the Naxos Music Library. Naxos customers around the world will be able to respond when music and arts education is threatened in their regions.

Naxos has focused on maintaining its repertoire and customer-centric philosophy since Klaus Heymann founded the label in 1987. It is the world's leading classical music label, garnering awards from major music publications like Gramophone, numerous Editor's Choice awards, GRAMMY® nominations and awards, nominations and wins from the Cannes Classical Awards, and AFIM nominations and awards. With offices in 12 countries, the company's properties include www.Naxos.com, www.ClassicsOnline.com, www.NaxosMusicLibrary.com, www.NaxosVideoLibrary.comwww.NaxosRadio.com and www.NaxosDirect.com.

NAMM is the not-for-profit association that unifies, leads and strengthens the $17 billion international musical instruments and products industry. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music-making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 9,000 member companies. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit www.namm.org or call 800-767-NAMM (6266).

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