Keep Music Alive Announces Teen Musical Prodigy Neil Nayyar as Official Kids’ Music Day Speaker for 7th Annual Kids’ Music Day (10/7/2022) |

PHILADELPHIA, August 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Keep Music Alive, the nonprofit music education organization, today announced that the musical prodigy Neil Nayar will serve as the official spokesperson for 7th Annual Children’s Music Day. At just 16 years old, Neil has already mastered playing over 110 unique musical instruments from around the world, including flute, guitar, piano, saxophone, sitar, harp and many more, including a few that many have never heard of. Neil has already appeared in two Honda commercials and performed the national anthem for numerous major and minor league sports teams in his home state of California. Neil attends the prestigious Camp Grammy this summer and has just released his first book titled “Passion for exploring 107 sound machines“.

7th Annual “Children’s Music Day” will be noted on Friday October 7th2022 Every year, Keep the music alive partners with over 1,000 music schools, music stores and other music organizations around the world to hold special events that benefit and celebrate kids who play music. Events hosted by participating venues include open houses, instrument petting zoos, free music lessons, student music performances, community/family jams, instrument drives, kids’ open mics, and more.

The Music and Arts retail chain offers lessons on over 23 musical instruments and voice and will host two free group music lessons at 240+ lesson locations nationwide:

Saturday 10/8 – Group guitar class with instructor performances and free trial lessons. RSVP –

Sunday 10/9 – Group guitar class with instructor performances and free trial lessons. RSVP –

As a special offer, every event attendee who signs up to become a student for lessons on 10/8 or 10/9 will receive a FREE guitar (while supplies last)!”

Children’s Music Day Ambassadors – Over a dozen celebrity artists are showing their support for music education by lending their name as ambassadors for Children’s Music Day, including:

Julie Andrews, Jack BlackAnne and Nancy Wilson of the heart

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Michael Feinstein, Kenny Loggins, Richie Sambora,

Sarah McLachlan, Vanessa Williams, Victor Wooten, Todd Rundgren, Neil Nayar

Philip Lawrence, Bernie Williams, Damian Escobar and Mandy Harvey

Children’s Music Day is also supported by numerous brands in the music industry including Alfred Music, CASIO EMICohn-Selmer, D’Addario Foundation, Kala brand musicHungry for Music, Les Paul Foundation, Make Music, Music Nomad Equipment Care, Musicology, Remo Percussion and on Spirit of Harmony Foundation.. Keep Music Alive is honored to welcome these partners who help share the message of Children’s Music Day, inspiring more children to start their own musical journey.

Children’s Music Day is one of two international music festivals founded by Keep the music alive. Some of the nation’s largest music chains are participating in Kids Music Day & Teach Music Week with many of their locations including Music and Arts, Guitar Center, children’s music, Music together, Gymborees, Long and McQuade, Bach to Rock and the legendary School of Rock.

Keep the music alive is a national 501(c)(3) organization that helps more children and adults benefit from the educational, therapeutic and social benefits of playing music. For more information, please call (610) 874-6312 or visit and

Music and Arts, one of the nation’s largest providers of music lessons and part of the Guitar Center family of brands, continues its mission to promote and support the value of music education and the joy of music lessons by offering this opportunity for new musicians to get involved . To learn more about music and the arts, visit

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