2012-2013 FGMEA Mini-Grant Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s FGMEA Mini-Grants!

  • Sue Eisenberg (Dranesville ES): After School Drumming
  • Elizabeth Linsley (Bailey’s ES): Instruments for Title I

You can read the winning proposals right now on the FGMEA Documents page. Many thanks to all who submitted an application. Thanks also to Mini-Grant Chairs, Bev Ogden and Josie Walker, for their hard work assessing all of the excellent grant proposals.

2012 Choral Festival Concert on Channel 21

Did you miss the 2012 All-County Choral Festival Concert, or would you just like to experience it all over again? Channel 21 will be broadcasting the concert beginning Monday, May 14th and will be repeating it often throughout the summer:

  • May 14-20: 11:00am-Noon
  • May 18-20: 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • May 21-27: 11:00am-Noon
  • May 21-23, 25, 27: 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • June 11-17: 3:00pm-4:00pm; 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • July 16-22: 3:00pm-4:00pm; 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • August 13-19: 3:00pm-4:00pm; 7:00pm-8:00pm

View Channel 21 on Cox, Comcast and Verizon, or stream Channel 21 from the FCPS website. During the 7:00pm-8:00pm blocks, the concert may be preempted for School Board meetings or public hearings.

Choral Festival Co-Chair Needed

If you are an individual who loves Choral music and wants to promote the growth of the Choral Arts in Fairfax County, then we want you!

The All-County Choral Festival chairperson along with the Fine Arts Office and FGMEA Executive Board is in search of a Choral Festival co-chair for the 2012 and 2013 Festivals. The position of Choral Festival co-chair is not one to take lightly, so please read the following “job description” to see if you are “the one” to fill this position.   Continue reading “Choral Festival Co-Chair Needed”

General Music In-Service on Monday, October 3rd, 2012

It’s time to network! Join your colleagues at this exciting General Music In-Service.
When: Monday, October 3rd, 2011, 2:15pm – 4:30pm
Where: Kings Glen ES, 5401 Danbury Forest Drive, Springfield, VA 22151 map

  • Sing, Move and Play Your Way to Recorder Success (Rachel Grimsby, PWCS)
  • Responsive Classroom Overview (Michael Dennis, FCPS)
  • Does Music Still Move You (and Your Students)? (Adam Martinelli, FCPS)

Three Fabulous Sessions! Download the Flyer to learn more!