2018 Advocacy Day

The 2018 Music Advocacy Day was held at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg on March 13th, 2018.  Thank you to everyone who attended and helped to advocate for Music Education!  Below are pictures of performers and speakers at the event.

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Jenkintown Choir, Clarinet Ensemble, and Brass Ensemble


Seeds of Faith Instrumental Ensemble



The Little Hurricanes (Schuylkill Haven Area Elementary Choir)


Archbishop Ryan Middle School and High School Jazz Bands


Representative Eddie Day Pashinski


Mark Despotakis, PMEA Advocacy Chair


Chris Martin, CEO of C.F. Martin & Co. (Martin Guitars)


Rich Askey, PSEA Vice President


Students from Jenkintown High School


Benjamin Snyder, PCMEA President from Slippery Rock University


Tooshar Swain, NAfME Public Policy Advisor


Henry Pearlberg, PMEA President