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NYC High School Honors Music Festival

Be sure to attend the upcoming NYC High School Honors Music Festival! This year's distinguished guest conductors are quite possibly the most impressive list yet - Travis Cross (Director of Bands, UCLA) for the Symphonic Band, Shareef Clayton for the Jazz Band, David Fryling (Director of Choral Activities, Hofstra) for the Chorus, and Ian Shafer (Manhattan School of Music) for the Orchestra. Click here for more details.

Happy Music In Our Schools Month!

This is a month dedicated to focusing on the importance of music education for our students. This is a great opportunity to showcase the amazing things happening in your classrooms, ensembles, and schools. If you are celebrating with your students, feel free to share what you are doing on our Facebook page, or hashtag to our Instagram #meanyc

MEANYC Workshop Proposals for 2019-2020

We are in the process of beginning to plan workshops for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking to members, and our NYC educational community, to submit proposals to present next year. Since we are a very diverse district, it is important that we share best practices, strategies, and approaches that are working in our classrooms with one another. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for next year, please fill out our survey: Workshop Proposal Application. We especially are seeking workshops focused on English as a New Language (ENL). Those of us who need CTLE credits are required by the state to obtain 15 hours focused on ENL.

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All workshops are $15 in advance, $20 at the door/MEANYC members get 1 free workshop, College students-no fee