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November 2016 Meeting Minutes

Bexley Music Parents Meeting Minutes November 2, 2016 Attendees: BMP board members: Laura Martin, Susan Rhoads, Rhonda Lasher, Andrea Lourie, Shelly Hoffman Teachers: Amy Blosser, Jason Hogue Parents: Jacqui Lankford, Charles Cihon, Amy Cihon, Liz Kozelek, Jessica Ditullio Teacher Updates: Jazz Band – Jason Hogue Auditions this spring. Planning trip for June 2018. Change in […]

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More than $17,000 Raised for Bexley Music Programs

Thank you Bexley for running and walking in support of our music students at the Orthopedic One Spirit Sprint 5K. Bexley took top honors, receiving a $10,000 grand prize for the most participants as well as 100 percent of all our registration fees!

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October Meeting Minutes

Bexley Music Parents Meeting Minutes October 5, 2016   Attendees: BMP board members: Laura Martin, Susan Rhoads, Andrea Lourie, Shelly Hoffman Teachers: Amy Blosser, Sandra Crandall, Jason Hogue Parents: Steffanie Wilk, Elizabeth Westley, Sara O’Koon, Stacy Beckman, Natalie Cohen Susan Williams Fundraising Updates OrthoOne Spirit Sprint Bexley currently in second place, can register online until […]

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Middle Schools Build Community Through Music

Over the summer, Amy Blosser, director of Bexley Choirs met with Kelly Winner, choral director for Columbus Public School’s Arts Impact Middle School to discuss how to move forward with their students with so much tension, discord and hate in the nation. That discussion sparked the formation of CommUNITY Sing!, a new event where students […]

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Membership Drive Update

Bexley Music Parents’ fall membership drive continues through Oct. 31. First-time members receive free yard signs for their student(s). Yard signs will be ordered in early November and will distributed before winter break. Online membership registration can be found at bexleymusicparents.org.

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September Meeting Minutes

Bexley Music Parents Meeting Minutes September 7, 2016   Attendees: BMP board members: Laura Martin, Susan Rhoads, Andrea Lourie, Sally Dunn, Rhonda Lasher, Shelly Hoffman Teachers: Amy Blosser, Sandra Crandall, Jason Hogue, Andy Johnson Parents: Tonya Williams, Suzanne Klingelhofer, Natalie Cohen, Steffanie Wilk, Jill Davis, Charles Cihon, Amanda Halpilpin, Pam Calhoun, Elizabeth Westley   Welcome […]

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Street Concerts Raise Needed Funds

Bexley High School Street Concerts, Aug. 1-3 were a great “welcome back” to Bexley music education for the 2016-2017 school year. Music students going door-to-door in the community raised more than $12,000 to benefit choir, orchestra and band programs for all grades. A big thank you to music parents for contributing time, resources and dollars […]

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2016 Jazz It Up! Was a Great Success

Jazz It Up!, Bexley Music Parents’ annual fundraiser held on April 30 at Capital University, was a great success, raising much-needed dollars to support Bexley’s K-12 music programs. Guests were treated to performances by Bexley middle and high school jazz musicians and as well as the music of the Dave Powers Trio. Karen and Jim […]

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New Officers Elected

At its May 4 meeting, Bexley Music Parents elected officers for the 2016-17 school year. President: Laura Martin President Elect: Andrea Lourie Vice President: Susan Rhoads Secretary: Shelly Hoffman Sharing the role of treasurer: Rhonda Lasher and Sally Dunn

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Remarks by Elise Skaggs, Distinguished Student Jazz It Up! 2016

Remarks by Elise Skaggs, Distinguished Student Jazz It Up! 2016 Good Evening, I am so honored to be here tonight. It is such a privilege to belong to this community, a community that supports the arts in such an enthusiastic and unending way. I graduated from Bexley seven years ago, but the teachers and my […]

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