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Tuesday October 21, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
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Hampton Roads Convention Center
Grand Ballroom B & C
1610 Coliseum Dr.
Hampton, VA 23666

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Claire Kreger-Boaz

Hampton, VA | RSVP | October 21, 2014

SupportMusic Back to School Community Forum!

Celebrate Music Education!

8:30 a.m. Forum Preview Webcast | 9:00 a.m. SupportMusic Community Forum live webcast with student performances and special guests!

Please join us for the SupportMusic Community Forum Event in Hampton, VA!

The NAMM Foundation and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus sponsored a video contest that answered the question, "What Makes Music Education Great in My School or District?" 

Produced in collaboration with the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, the Community Forum fall tour continues in Hampton, VA with a live webcast the morning of October 21st to celebrate the benefits of music education, with a special focus on the community's commitment to assuring access and opportunity .


Chris Woodside- Assistant Executive Director, NAfME


Eric Ebel - Senior Project Manager, The NAMM Foundation


Dr. Kimberly Ankney – Director of Music Education, Christopher Newport University

John Brewington – Fine Arts Coordinator, Virginia Beach Public Schools 

Mike Ditanto – Director of Sales, Music and Arts

Betsy Forrest-Retired Music Educator (HPS); Board of Directors, Peninsula Community Theater

Marsha Staples – Director of Education and Community Engagement, Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Levia Stovall – 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Principal, Armstrong School for the Arts

Michael Kerry Williams – Executive Director, Young Audiences—Arts for Learning—Virginia.

Morgan Sutherland—High School Senior, Kecoughtan (kick-a-tan) High School, All-District Percussionist and 2014 member of the Carnegie Hall Concert Band

Hampton is the fifth of seven Community Forums that will be produced across the U.S. this fall and winter.  See Hampton's winning video here!

To Log in to the LIVE webcast visit www.lennonbus.org/live 


Next Stop: Austin, TX on October 31, 2014

                  SupportMusic Community Forum Winning Videos Main Event Page

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