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Music for All

  • Bands of America's 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Music for All announces three industry leaders to be inducted to the 2014 Bands of America Hall of Fame

    Music for All has announced the industry leaders who will be inducted into the 2014 Bands of America Hall of Fame: Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Fred and Marlene Miller and Camilla M. Stasa.

    The Bands of America Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have had a positively life-changing impact on Music for All’s Bands of America programs and music education.  2014 inductees were announced in the evening of Saturday, November 16th, during the opening ceremonies of the Bands of America Grand National Championships, presented by Yamaha, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

  • Music for All Adds Staff

    James P. Stephens joins Music for All as director of Advocacy and Educational Resources

    Music for All has added a new professional, James P. Stephens, to its Indianapolis staff, as director of Advocacy and Educational Resources. Stephens joins Music for All having most recently served as a music educator for one of the nation’s most respected scholastic music programs, at Broken Arrow High School in Oklahoma.

    Music for All combines regional and national music-event programming with awareness and advocacy efforts aimed at expanding access to music in schools and communities, including Indianapolis.

    The director of Advocacy and Educational Resources is a new position created to meet key organizational objectives and initiatives.

  • Music for All adds two to Board of Directors

    Two new members have been elected to the Music for All Board of Directors: Richard Floyd of Austin, Texas and Randall J. Gonzalez of Boone, North Carolina.

    Randy Gonzalez and Richard Floyd.Richard Floyd is presently in his 52nd year of active involvement as a conductor, music educator, and administrator. He has enjoyed a distinguished career at virtually every level of wind band performance, from beginning band programs through high school and university wind ensembles, as well as adult community bands.

  • Music for All Advocacy in Action Award Winners Announced

    Over 40 school music programs across America have been recognized for their outstanding music advocacy initiatives as recipients of Music for All’s 2020 Advocacy in Action Awards.This year’s award winners are recognized online at advocacy.musicforall.org.

  • Music for All celebrates 40th Anniversary of Summer Symposium Music Camp

    In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Music for All announces it will host the Music for All Summer Symposium this June, one of the nation's largest summer music camps for both students and teachers. The symposium is presented by Yamaha, and will be held at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

  • Music For All Will Not Present 2020 Bands of America Championships

    Today, Music For All issued a statement explaining that the organization will not present the 2020 Bands of America Championships due to COVID-19.

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