MENC: The National Association for Music Education

| May 10, 2011

MENC: The National Association for Music Education is an organization of American music educators dedicated to advancing and preserving music education and as part of the core curriculum of schools in the United States. Founded in 1907 as the Music Supervisors National Conference (MSNC), the organization was known from 1934–1998 as the Music Educators National Conference (origin of the MENC acronym). With more than 130,000 members, MENC headquarters are located in Reston, Virginia. In 2005, MENC launched the National Anthem Project, a public awareness campaign “to restore America’s voice through music education.”[1]