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Our education alliances offer support services for the educational and performing arts experiences held at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.

  • Conn-Selmer is the official provider of musical instruments for Disney Performing Arts at Walt Disney World Resort

    Conn-Selmer, under a portfolio of brands, is the leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur, and professional use.

    With a tradition of innovation, and superior musical performance, brands such as Vincent Bach, CG Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Scherl & Roth, Glaesel, and William Lewis have earned a legacy of respect unparalleled by any other builders. Conn-Selmer is also the North American distributor of Selmer Paris woodwinds, the US distributor of Yanagisawa saxophones, and the global distributor of the Jiggs pBone (the world's only plastic trombone). With a focus on quality craftsmanship, Conn-Selmer operates US production facilities in Elkhart, IN, Cleveland, OH, Eastlake, OH, Lagrange, IL, and Monroe, NC. Through its educational outreach team, led by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Conn-Selmer is the industry leader in providing support and advocacy tools specifically tailored to music education.

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  • Yamaha is the official provider of musical instruments for Disney Performing Arts at Disneyland Resort

    Yamaha is the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments that inspire creativity and establish a solid foundation for lifelong music enjoyment. Since the company's founding in 1887, Yamaha has been recognized the world over for superior quality, design, technology, craftsmanship and customer-oriented service.

    As part of its commitment to music education and fostering the development of young musicians, Yamaha proudly supports Disney Performing Arts and is the official supplier of musical instruments to the Disneyland Resort.

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  • NAfME endorses Disney Performing Arts

    The National Association for Music Education is among the world's largest arts education organizations, and is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.

    Through membership of more than 75,000 active, retired, and pre-service music teachers, and with 60,000 honor students and supporters, The National Association for Music Education serves millions of students nationwide through activities at all teaching levels, from preschool to graduate school. The National Association for Music Education is the official sponsor Disney Performing Arts Programs.

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  • Wenger is the official acoustical and performance equipment for Disney Performing Arts

    Wenger offers products that can save you time, enhance your rehearsals and contribute to the success of every performance. While we started in the music practice room, today you'll find Wenger products in performance halls, theatres, gymnasiums, and outdoors.

    Wenger products can be found just about anywhere music and theatre is practiced and performed. And more recently, in the locker rooms and equipment storage facilities of high school, college and professional sports teams. It's hard to find a musician, teacher, actor, coach or athlete today – at any level – whose passion to teach and perform hasn't been touched by a Wenger product.

    In addition to Wenger's commitment to innovation is a tradition of outstanding customer service and support. Wenger stands behind each product with expert technical support, great warranties and customer service that's responsive, thorough and dedicated to your individual needs.

    www.wengercorp.com

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  • National Association for Gifted Children endorses Disney Y.E.S programs

    The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

    We support and develop policies and practices that encourage and respond to the diverse expressions of gifts and talents in children and youth from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. NAGC supports and engages in research and development, staff development, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies who strive to improve the quality of education for all students.

    NAGC defines a gifted person as someone who shows, or has the potential for showing, an exceptional level of performance in one or more areas of expression.

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  • Disneynature produces immersive wildlife films, activities and lessons that inspire

    Disneynature is dedicated to working with leading filmmakers to produce cutting-edge wildlife films that celebrate and educate audiences on the wonders of the world in which we live.

    To enhance students' film experiences Disneynature also creates high-quality, educator guides complete with lessons and activities that complement the films. The lessons are aligned to National Science Education Standards and integrate interactive elements to help engage your class.

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