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Congratulations to the following ensembles selected to perform at the
California State Capitol for the 2017 Stand Up 4 Music Advocacy Day!  

Thursday, May 18, 2017

All of the performances and the Stand Up 4 Music Press Conference will take place on the west steps of the Capitol.  

Here is the schedule for the day:

9:05 AM - Chawanakee Academy Guitar Ensemble, Bill Samuelson - Director

9:42 AM - Clovis North High School Orchestra, Arthur Howansky - Director

10:19 AM - Winston Churchill Middle School Band, Sonia Takanikos-Erickson - Director

10:56 AM - Clovis East High School Percussion Ensemble, Robert Strong - Director

11:18 AM - Combined Cowan and Deterding Elementary School Choirs, George Dozet - Director

11:38 AM - Hanford West High School Jazz Band “A”, Lisa Butts - Director

12:00 PM - Stand Up 4 Music Press Conference 

Speakers, listed in order of appearance:

Scott Hedgecock -CMEA PresidentAssemblymember Patrick O’Donnell
Senator Ben Allen
Lynne Faulks –CMEA Legislative Advocate
Russ Sperling, NAfME Western Division President
Joe Lamond –President/CEO of NAMM
Keith Hancock –GRAMMY Music Educator of the Year
John Burn –CMEA President-Elect
Robyn MacNair -CAEA
Carol Hovey -CETA
Kristin Kusanovich -CDEA

Press Conference Combined Performance by:

Combined Cowan and Deterding Elementary School Choirs and Hanford West High School Jazz Band “A" 



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