Texas Music Directors Convention

Welcome members of the Texas Music Directors Convention!

Our crew is wanting ahead to working with you all year long and serving your skilled wants in any approach we are able to. Ask us in regards to the free assets we’ve for you with regards to program planning, advocacy, funding and different educating {and professional} improvement wants. 

Please do not hesitate to succeed in out — we’re right here for you and sit up for speaking about your music program. You possibly can attain me at This e mail deal with is being shielded from spambots. You want JavaScript enabled to view it..

Yamaha Company of America is profoundly dedicated to enriching lives by music schooling. For over 50 years we’ve been devoted to serving music-makers of all ages by our world music instruction faculties, in our dedication to music schooling advocacy, by trainer skilled improvement packages and in our partnerships with music service organizations. We sit up for connecting with you.

Addressing Studying Loss, Well being & Security, and Fairness with ESSER

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into legislation on March 11, 2021. This COVID reduction invoice extends or modifies a number of provisions within the Coronavirus Help, Aid and Financial Safety (CARES) Act that was handed in March 2020 and the Coronavirus Response and Aid Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) that was handed in December 2020.

The brand new reduction invoice authorizes $168 billion for the Training Stabilization Fund. The majority of that funding falls beneath Elementary and Secondary Faculty Emergency Aid (ESSER III), which is able to obtain an extra $122 billion on high of the $54 billion (ESSER II) and $13 billion (ESSER I) that was allotted within the earlier acts.

ESSER will assist meet the wants of Texas public and nonpublic college college students. The funds are a one-time program supposed to help with the COVID-19 response and can be utilized to deal with studying loss, pupil well being & security, and supply fairness throughout college districts.

Necessary Hyperlinks for Arts Training in Texas

Extra ESSER Info

Advised Subsequent Steps

Skilled Improvement Sources

Video Sources

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Straightforward Enhancements for the On-line Music Expertise

Be part of Shana Kirk as she describes simple enhancements that anybody can take to enhance the net music expertise. This video will cowl audio system, headphones, microphones and different assets.

Distant Music Training and Reside Streaming Can Sound Good! (Yamaha Audioversity)

Andy Cooper explains how you can obtain sound in a easy approach, whether or not you’re a trainer or a pupil, a house musician or an expert in search of a wider on-line viewers.