As education funding decreases, one of many first packages to be scrapped in faculties across the nation is that of music. His highschool bands acquired many honors and awards, including four Kentucky Music Educators State Marching Band Championships, three Contest of Champions Grand Championships, consecutive superior rankings at district and state live performance band festivals, two invites to carry out on the Kentucky Music Educators In-Service Conference, and the 1996 Sudler Trophy for highschool marching bands.

We talked with three educators and technologists who might be giving periods within the Google Fiber Space subsequent week: Bill MacKenzie on how his students are creating a 360-degree digital reality expertise; Emily Henderson on expanding the classroom walls to take subject trips the world over; and Vincent Giersch on creating music in a collaborative way.

Through the years, alongside along with his own releases and busy producing schedule, George has acted as musical director for quite a few artists and television specials, including the Soul Train Music Awards (nine years), NBC’s Sunday Night Showand Anita Baker (Duke took Anita and a 14-piece band to Washington D.C. to carry out on the Kennedy Center for The Democratic National Committee).

Cornish is a member and the Immediate Past President/ Vice President of the Middle Tennessee State Band and Orchestra Association, and is a member of the National Band Association, the National Association for Music Education, the Tennessee Music Educators Association, Phi Beta Mu, the Tennessee Bandmasters Association, and is an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Pi Kappa Lambda.


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