Monday, February 11, 2013

Who's your favorite music teacher?

My two children had excellent music teachers in the Cheyenne schools. My daughter Annie was so smitten with music that she's now a vocal music major at Laramie County Community College. Justin Timberlake joined Grammy Foundation member Ryan Seacrest and of President/CEO Neil Portnow in announcing a new award for music teachers sponsored by the foundation. Earlier in the night. Here's the info:
GRAMMY Music Educator Award: In recognition of the significant role of teachers in shaping their students' musical experiences, the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy are partnering to present the first Music Educator Award. Open to current U.S. music teachers in grade kindergarten through college, the Music Educator Award will be given out during GRAMMY Week 2014. The nomination process opened Feb. 10 at The deadline for submissions is April 15. See the awards announcement from last night's Grammies at

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