MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! EVENTS
In addition to hundreds of UIL and PSIA contests held across the state of Texas each year, here is information about some very special MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! events held in other parts of the country each spring.
Kansas State University School of Music, Theater and Dance hosted the K-STATE MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! event.
The Dallas Symphony performed at Meyerson Symphony Center for the Dallas ISD All-City MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! event. Students from the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts joined the professional musicians on stage. For more information, please click HERE.
Austin ISD (where the modern MUSIC MEMORY Program began in 1981) hosted the Austin ISD All-City MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! event in their brand new, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center. The AISD All-City Orchestra and Music Teacher Choir performed. http://www.austinisdfinearts.org/resourceslinks
The Riverside Symphony Orchestra performed at the MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! event in New York City. Visit http://www.riversidesymphony.org/music-memory to learn more about the program through the Riverside Symphony Orchestra website!
The Cape Symphony performed at their Cape Cod and Islands Schools MUSIC MEMORY LIVE! event, held in the Barnstable Performing Arts Center. Learn more about their MUSIC MEMORY program at https://www.capeconservatory.org/cape-cod-conservatory-music-memory.asp. Photos of the event.
The San Diego Winds hosted the Countywide Hunter Family MUSIC MEMORY BEE in Don Powell Theatre on the campus of the San Diego State University School of Music and Dance. The SDSU Orchestra, under the direction of professor Michael Gerdes, performed the test questions. Learn more about their MUSIC MEMORY program at http://www.sdwinds.org/musicmemory
MUSIC MEMORY in the NEWS!
Thursday May 10, 2012 - Dallas ISD Elementary Students Gather at the Meyerson to test their "Music Memory". Dallas Symphony Orchestra Hosts Final Round Of Program Impacting Thousands of DISD Students (click here to read)
In the May 20th, 2014 edition of the Dallas Observer, the Dallas MUSIC MEMORY ALL-CITY LIVE! event receives rave reviews! Click here to read "DISD's Music Memory Project Nurtures the Next Generation of Classical Music Lovers" by Katie Womack.
Friends of WRR
April 29, 2015 - WRR 101.1 - All Classical radio station in the Dallas - Ft. Worth area. Listen to students, a teacher and a parent speak about the personal impact the Music Memory program has had on them.
Cape Cod Times (June 2, 2011):
NBC San Diego (May 21, 2009):
For 100 years, music memory classes have taught more than listening (September 10, 2016):