Congratulations PMEA District 1 Scholarship Recipients!
Each year PMEA District 1 awards $1000 scholarships to three seniors (one in each area - strings, vocal, and band) in District 1 that have definite plans for a career in music education or a music-related field. The award is based on musical achievements and academic excellence.
The recipients of the 2021 PMEA District 1 Scholarships are:
Hannah Garry (vocal) - Fort Cherry Jr./Sr. High School
Alyssa Lucente (strings) - Moon Area High School
Olivia Nixon (band*) - Canon-McMillan High School
Zachary Spondike (band*) - Shaler Area High School
*Indicates a tie
Congratulations and best wishes!
Choral Kaleidoscope is a NEW professional development workshop for choral conductors working at all levels. Participate in-person (active and auditing conductors) or online (auditing conductors)! Join Dr. Caron Daley, Dr. Matthew Mehaffey, and Dr. Meghan DeWald-Althouse for five inspirational days:
Please see the attached flyer for more details, or visit: www.duq.edu/choralkaleidoscope!
HIGH SCHOOL VOCAL INTENSIVE:
High School Vocal Intensive: July 26-30, 2021
Caron Daley and Meghan DeWald-Althouse, Co-Artistic Directors; Kelley DeFade, Voice Faculty, Paul Miller, Musicianship
The High School Vocal Intensive is a new institute for high school singers who love to sing and are considering careers in music!
This five-day intensive course explores all aspects of the vocal arts.
Registration closes July 1!
Please see the attached flyer for more details, or visit: www.duq.edu/hsvocalintensive
Congratulations PMEA D1 Mini-Grant Recipients!
This year we developed a mini-grant program with the purpose of providing grants to qualifying PMEA District 1 members who require funding for professional development, resources, equipment, or creative projects to enhance music instruction, student learning and forward the mission of PMEA.
We are pleased to announce that the following PMEA D1 members have received grants in our inaugural year:
Denise Bilott - Norwin School District - General Music ($500)
Megan Kraus - Baldwin-Whitehall School District - General Music ($500)
Galen McKinney - Brentwood Borough School District - Band ($500)
Timothy Sheridan - Greater Latrobe School District - Band ($250)
We plan to continue the mini-grant program in the 2021-2022 school year and hope that even more D1 members will take advantage of this opportunity! As a reminder, the program includes the awarding of the following:
*Four (4) $250 grants in each of the four areas - general music, vocal, orchestra, and band
*Two (2) $500 grants in each of the four areas - general music, vocal, orchestra, and band