Please Take a Moment to Read the Following Advocacy Plan From the State:

How Has Music Education Impacted Your Life? How important is having music opportunities in our schools? Do you have fond memories of your schools' music program? If so - please take just a few moments to share why music is important to you! PMEA will hold its fourth annual Music Education Advocacy Day on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Capitol in Harrisburg. As part of this event, we would like to distribute a book to all legislators comprised of responses from students, parents, community members and PMEA members across the state making it known just how important having music in our schools is. We greatly appreciate your input by taking just a few minutes to complete this form. And then share this link with a friend! Here is the link - Here is the link again for the survey: https://pmea.wufoo.com/forms/how-has-music-education-impacted-your-life/


Non-PMEA Supplemental Opportunites For Your Students:

IUP Junior High Honors Band

The IUP Department of Music is pleased to announce the second annual Junior High Band Invitational at IUP!  This will be held on November 14, 2015 with guest conductor Dr. Courtney Snyder from the University of Michigan.  For complete information about this event, please visit www.iup.edu/music and click on the "Junior High Invitational" link, or, contact Dr. Jason Worzbyt at reedtip@iup.edu.


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District 6 Executive Board

Kelly Craver, President
Matt Stombaugh, President Elect
Larry Detwiler, Past President/Festival Coordinator
Lance Jones, Professional Development Chairperson
Michael Kokus, Secretary
Michelle Kokus, Treasurer
Allen Bixel, Fest Coordinator
Suzette Gardenhour, Advocacy Chairperson
Adam Runk, Bedford County Representative
Janelle Parker, Blair County Representative
Alan DuBreuq, Cambria County Representative
Mari Grace Lingenfelter, Somerset County Representative
Larry Detwiler, Jazz Festival Coordinator
Jerrod Cannistraci, Region III Chairperson
John Hoffner, Retired Persons Coordinator