2014 Stand Up 4 Music Event Video

The 2014 CMEA-led Stand Up 4 Music (SU4M) California Music Education Advocacy Day was held on Thursday, May 22, 2014.  

CMEA wishes to thank the other SU4M Coalition partnering organizations, NAfME, CBDA, CA ACDA, CODA, CAJ, SCSBOA, NCBDA, SCVA, MACCC, and Cal ASTA, for their collaborative work making the day a success!  Music sensation Kenny G added much visibility to this year's event.

Click here to download the Press Release for Thursday’s Stand Up 4 Music California Music Education Advocacy Day.


Stand Up 4 Music releases its SAVE THE DATE press release for next week’s SU4M California Music Education Advocacy Day.  Click here to see this information.

large.n0kp37169vrlCMEA has confirmed that performing artist Kenny G will be speaking at the Stand Up 4 Music California Music Education Advocacy Day media event at the State Capitol’s north steps on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12:00 noon.  Kenny G is one of today’s most active performing artists, traveling throughout the world to entertain appreciative audiences.

Also confirmed to speak at the noon time press conference are State Senator Jean Fuller ( R ) of Bakersfield, State Senator Ricardo Lara (D) of Bell Gardens, as well as Jason Paguio, Candidate for the Chula Vista City Council, and current and four time World Champion Drum Major.  NAfME Lobbyist Shannon Kelly will also speak briefly about NAfME’s new Broader Minded advocacy materials.  CMEA President Michael Stone will emcee the Event.”

Join us to Stand Up 4 Music on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Capitol’s North Steps!” (  http://www.standup4music.org/ ).