The purpose of this study is to trace the historical significance of National Symposium on Multicultural Music in the United States in 2006 and 2008. The characteristics of this symposium are as follows. First, a lot of world music is adopted in multicultural music education even today. Secondly, it aims at a curriculum development adapted to a variety of learners. Thirdly, it tries to plan a consistent teaching strategy from kindergarten through university level. Fourthly, the multicultural music education infiltrates practice level. In other words, the feature of multicultural music educational perspective in this symposium is that the following two points are emphasized. First, level of learners is extending in multicultural music education, with which the recognition for the teacher training education is changing. Secondly, multicultural music education is developing according to the actual condition of learners. And this symposium, it also became obvious that contents of learning are changing from learning focused on knowledge and understanding to learning emphasizing multicultural experiences. Moreover, it's significant that this symposium tried to take a concrete policy for the issues faced by the United States.