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Building Your Advocacy Team

Building Your Advocacy Team for a Productive Year: A message from Darcy Nendza, Executive Director for the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) The beginning of each school year is a blank slate for new ideas, priorities and goals. As you plan for the 2019-2020 school year, I encourage you to take time to recruit [...]

August 2nd, 2019|Music Advocacy|0 Comments

Music is good for your health

Music is good for your health. "If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music." You hear it all the time and we talk about it all the time: music is good for your health. Do you know why [...]

June 26th, 2019|Music Advocacy|0 Comments

Study Music as an Adult

Can I Study Music? You've always secretly wanted to learn an instrument, but never have. Or, you were involved in music when you were younger and want to get back into it. But how do you do it? What's holding you back? Just think of the health benefits that studying music offers: fighting [...]

January 31st, 2019|Music Advocacy|0 Comments

The Point of Private Lessons

The Point of Private Lessons Parents may think sending their child to private music lessons seems a bit silly. They're not planning on becoming professional musicians, so what's the point? Turns out there are a lot of reasons to study privately. Here are some of our thoughts on why you might consider setting up your [...]

March 29th, 2018|Music Advocacy|0 Comments