Michigan Music Education Advocacy Day

Virtual Advocacy Day 2021

Parents from Edmonson Elementary from Detroit Public Schools Community District recorded testimonials on the importance of music in their child’s education. Shared with state legislators at the virtual Advocacy Day 2021.

Justin Long
Danielle Brown
Ellen Gilcrest

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: rshaw@msu.edu 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)