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for Music Educators

Podcast Series Now Available for the Journal of Research in Music Education

Thanks to collaboration with global publisher SAGE Publications, you can now listen to podcasts of interviews of authors of a number of recent research articles from the Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME). According to current JRME Editor Wendy L. Sims, this exciting project was spearheaded by JRME’s Associate Editor/Editor-Elect Steven Morrison Read More »

for Advocates

Missouri MEA Holds Successful First Advocacy Day

At the end of Music in Our Schools Month, on March 25, the Missouri Music Educators Association held its very first Advocacy Day. Gary Brandes, president of the Missouri MEA, reported that: Advocates had appointments with 14 state representatives and senators, at least nine of whom were Education Committee members. Read More »

for Supporters

Dinner/auction raises $23K for art, music programs

The Enterprise Education Foundation hosted its 10th annual successful “We Love Our Kids” dinner and auction, raising $23,000 for arts and music education in the Enterprise School District. The prime rib dinner attracted a sell-out crowd to Cloverleaf Hall Friday evening, April 11. “It’s great how much our community supports us and recognizes that arts and music Read More »

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Utah MEA Holds Successful “Music on the Hill” Event

The Utah Music Educators Association held its first advocacy day, “Music on the Hill.” The event featured the American Fork High School Brass Ensemble, the Farmington Jr. Percussion Ensemble, two choir ensembles, and other performances. Speakers included UMEA President Sam Tsugawa, Utah Symphony CEO Melia Tourangeau, Utah House Majority Leader Brad Dee, and Composer Kurt Bestor, who was the keynote speaker. Read More »

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