connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matters to
them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online
content and public affairs intitiatives. VH1 features current and
classic music videos, original concerts, performance series, live
special events, music movies, music-based news segments and artist
interviews. VH1 is available in over 87 million households in the
U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1 Classic,
VH1 Soul, VH Uno, VH1 Mega Hits and VH1 Country. Connect with VH1
VH1 Music Studio
As a network member of the Cable
in the Classroom initiative, VH1 airs commercial free educational
programming for use in the music and cross-curricular classroom each month.
By taping the program, teachers can keep the shows and use them at the
point and time that most appropriately fits into their curriculum. The
music programming featured for VH1 Music Studio is based on a multitude
of concepts that can reinforce the National Music Standards and integrate
music with other subject areas. VH1 works in partnership with your local
cable company to provide these valuable educational resources available
on VH1 and through www.vh1musicstudio.com.
VH1 Music Studio Airs
Programs can be taped on VH1, on the first Tuesday
of every month at 4:00 am EST/ 3:00 am CST. Educators should set their
VCR's for taping late Monday night. VH1 Music Studio programs are commercial
free and copyright cleared for use in the classroom for one year. For
a full schedule, please visit future
programs and schedule.
Plans & Website
with MENC: The National Association for Music Education, standards based
lesson plans are developed to coincide with each program. The lesson plans
provide ideas on how to use the programming in an interactive lesson.
These materials are available to educators at this
months program and lesson plans.
The National Association for Music Education
Founded in 1907 with 64 members, MENC membership has grown to more than 120,000 members
to date including active music teachers, university faculty and researchers,
college students preparing to be teachers, high school honor society members
and MusicFriends. Formerly known as the Music Educators National Conference,
the association's name was changed in 1998 to MENC: The National Association
for Music Education to better reflect its mission: To advance music education
by encouraging the study and making of music by all. For more information
in the Classroom
Cable in the Classroom is a special initiative which began in 1989 by
the cable industry to provide public and private schools in the United
States with free access to educational television programs. With Cable
in the Classroom, schools get a free cable hook up, free continuing cable
television service and over 540 hours of commercial-free programming each
month. Corresponding teaching ideas, study guides and Internet resources
are available at www.ciconline.org.
Save The Music Foundation
The VH1 Save
The Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving
the quality of education in Americas public schools by restoring
music programs in cities across the U.S., and raising public awareness
about the importance of music participation for our nations youth.
with affiliates and advocates, as well as corporate and national sponsors,
VH1 Save The Music conducts awareness campaigns, musical instrument drives,
and fundraising events in conjunction with public schools to help restore
beginning instrumental music programs. For more information please visit