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WMEA President • Richard Tengowski Create Harmony by Working Together


Board Perspective • Elaine Baumann Communities Take Pride in Quality Music Programs


From the Desk of the Executive Director • Michael George An Environment for Success


Choral • Lynn Seidl Connecting Administration With Music Education


Orchestra • Carrie Gruselle Dear Principal… Connecting, Reinforcing, Requesting


Band • Kimberly Ricci Music Matters


Comprehensive Musicianship Through Performance • Laura Sindberg Dear Mr. Napoleon:


Listening Project • Aimee Swanson Dear Administrator, I Teach Reading, Too!


General Music • Karen Tordera What’s an Administrator to Do?


Feature Article • David Hay Music Programs Provide Key to Success for High Schools Facing Tough Times


Greetings from DPI • Mel Pontious Developing Students’ Creative Thinking Skills


Early Childhood Education • Rick Townsend From a Position of Strength…


Technology • David Johnson A Brief Summary of the Technology Sessions at Conference


42 Wisconsin Advocates for Music Education • Kristin Tjornehoj Strategies for Advocacy in a Changing World


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Research • Sheila Feay-Shaw Moving Forward by Looking Back 50 Years


Historian & Retired Members • Kristine McLain “And crown thy good, with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea.”


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Wisconsin School Musician 3 40 WMEA’s First President Conducting Again!


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