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MUSIC-ARTS ADVOCACY @ TIA ACC

MUSIC-ARTS ADVOCACY @ TIA ACC

Don't miss this opportunity for your school while at TIA ACC 2018!

Saturday, May 5 - 2:00 PM 7 4:00 PM - Mark Despotakis - SAVE OUR MUSIC!

Mark Despotakis spent over 10 years teaching with a high school music program so he has combined his experience in music education with his communication background in his current role at Progressive Music. Mark has presented sessions on music education marketing, advocacy, public policy, and the music industry at the Pennsylvania Music Educator's Association annual conference, the Pennsylvania Arts Education Network Symposium, various music educator professional develelopment events, as well as the yearly gathering of the music product's industry - The NAMM Show. He has had articles published in the PMEA News and various music industry publications including The Music and Sound Retailer. He serves on the SupportMusic Coalition Steering Committee, is currently serving as the NAMM (National Assocation of Music Merchants) Young Professionals President, is a member of the Board of Directors for Western Pennsylvania’s Tournament of Bands performance organization, and is a member of the Pittsburgh Public Schools Arts Advisory Board. He currently serves as Chair for the PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) Music Education Advocacy Council where he coordinates statewide advocacy and public policy. In the world of advocacy, he also is a member of the NAfME (National Association for Music Education) Advocacy Leadership Force.

April, 18 2018
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PERCUSSION SHOWCASE CLOSED: 4.12.18

PERCUSSION SHOWCASE CLOSED: 4.12.18

April 12, 2018

The Yamaha Percussion Showcase has filled and is now closed.

Additional performances may be added to the TIA ACC SOLO & ENSEMBLE SHOWCASE in the 7:00 PM performance block.

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April, 12 2018
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WGI 2018!

WGI 2018!

Wishing all our TIA members traveling to WGI the best of luck and safe travels this weekend! Have great and memorable performances!

April, 11 2018
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TIA JAZZ & PERCUSSION DIRECTORS!

TIA JAZZ & PERCUSSION DIRECTORS!

We are thrilled to announce that PROGRESSIVE MUSIC will be on site at Wildwood Convention Center TIA ACC Championships and will be available to handle minor instrument repairs on if needed on Thursday-Friday!

April, 11 2018
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2018 TIA WEEK #12

2018 TIA WEEK #12

Join 157 TIA members at 7 events this weekend!

Friday Jazz @ Newark HS - TIA-9 with 4 TIA Jazz Bands performing
Saturday events:
TIA-2 @ Blue Mountain HS - winds!
TIA-3 @ Springfield HS
TIA-6 @ Donegal HS
TIA-8 @ Ringold HS
TIA-9 @ William Penn HS - winds!
TIA-11 @ Homer Center HS
2018 TIA SCHEDULE

April, 11 2018
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