Guilderland Music Parents & Friends Association

A tax exempt, nonprofit (501c3) sponsor group open to all parents and friends of music

The Guilderland Music Parents and Friends Association mission:

  • To promote and encourage a lifelong interest in music.
  • To advocate for music education in our school community and to support the music program at all levels.
  • To help raise revenues to promote musical activities and opportunities for all students in Guilderland schools.
  • To provide the opportunity for the Guilderland community to share the benefits of students’ efforts.
  • To recognize, encourage, and reward ability and achievement through the award of scholarships.

Enrichment at all levels

Elementary

  • Fund special assembly programs for each school such as The Lake George Opera Company, Jack Zucchini, Home Spun Dancers, Bach to Beatles, Holly Cameron, Lee Shaw, Nick Page, Ithacappella
  • Host the annual 5th Grade Band/Orchestra Celebration
  • Provide financial assistance for elementary events
  • Fund incentives for beginning musicians

Middle/High School

  • Registration fees for all participants of the annual music festivals
  • Fees for clinicians
  • Financial assistance for participants to: All State Conference, All Eastern Conference, NYSBDA, ACDA
  • Student scholarships VISIT THE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE
  • Awards (Pins, Plaques, Senior Flowers, Medals and Certificates)
  • Music Enrichment Programs
  • Hospitality for Enrichment and Visiting Performing Groups
  • Host the annual Cabaret and POPS concert
  • Student incentive Program

Membership

We need your support – Join Us Today! To become a member, download and return a completed GMPFA membership form to Guilderland Music Parents & Friends Assn. PO Box 147, Guilderland NY, 12084

2019-20 Music Parents Sponsorship Form

JOIN US!

Drop in to learn more:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2019 – FMS Aux. Conference Room, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 – FMS Aux. Conference Room, 7 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 (POPS planning) – FMS Aux. Conference Room, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 – FMS Aux. Conference Room, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – FMS Aux. Conference Room, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – FMS Aux. Conference Room, 7 p.m.

 

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