Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The Michigan Music Education Association (MMEA), in collaboration with the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA), will celebrate our 5th-annual Music Education Advocacy Day on Tuesday, April 14 at the State Capitol (Lansing). Representatives from these associations, along with business leaders, college students, and others, will meet with legislators throughout the day to discuss the importance of music education in Michigan schools. A performance featuring ensembles from K-12 Michigan schools will be presented from 12-1 PM in the Glass Floor Rotunda.
2018 Advocacy Day Performers:
MMEA: Longacre Elementary School 2nd Graders (Farmington Hills), Jennifer Bailey director
MSVMA: Skyline High School “Skyline Blues” (Ann Arbor), Lyn CieChanski director
MSBMA: Okemos High School String Quartet (Okemos), Joel Schut director
Please Ryan Shaw, Advocacy Chair, with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 517-884-9416.
The Michigan Music Education Association is a professional organization that serves music educators, students, parents, and community members through leadership in the advancement of music teaching and learning. MMEA offers professional development workshops throughout the state and performance opportunities for elementary, middle & high school students. MMEA has a strong history of providing state and national advocacy/legislative support and outreach to pre-service, current and retired Michigan music educators of all experience levels. MMEA is a proud state-affiliate of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
Nikolas Simon, 2017 violin soloist (Conant Elementary School, Bloomfield Hills)
Advocacy Day 2016: