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Tournament of Roses Honors Kansas City’s Band of Angels for Making A Difference

Louisburg High School Marching Wildcat Band receives $1,000 grant for young musicians in need.

The Kansas City community spirit is alive and well, making a difference for Louisburg High School band members who were selected to march in the 129th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California on January 1, 2018. Tournament of Roses Parade President Lance Tibbet visited Louisburg, Kansas recently to recognize the achievement of the Louisburg High School Marching Wildcat Band, and honor Band of Angels and the Kansas City community for their generosity. Tibbet and his wife, Amelia, underscored the importance of strong community that quietly and selflessly acts in generous ways to enrich the lives of others with the theme of this year’s Parade, “Making A Difference.”

From Band Students to Band Directors, Meyer Music Helps Pave the Road to Success

What did you want to be when you grew up? Chances are the answer changed from the time you were in middle or high school to when you graduated college. But some people just know from an early age the career path they want to follow. That is the case with Chase Wallace and Max Rohlf, both currently seniors at the University of Kansas (KU) and doing their student teaching at the secondary level in Overland Park school districts. Chase and Max are applying for band director jobs for next school year.

Kansas Middle School Band Director & Students Make Their Mark at 2017 KMEA Conference

More than 6,000 teachers, students and parents were expected to attend the 2017 Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) convention in Wichita held February 23–25. Approximately 100 bands, orchestras and choirs from around the state submitted audition tapes in hopes of being selected as one of the groups to perform at the event. Of those 100 submissions, only 43 were chosen.

Meyer Music presents: Vandoren Reed & Mouthpiece Clinic

Enjoy this four-part video clinic series featuring Dr. Michael Fenoglio. In this video series, Dr. Michael Fenoglio covers what the beginner and advanced player needs to know about their reeds and mouthpieces.

Meyer’s Music’s 6th Annual Heart Strings Gala

Four hundred guests sold out the annual Band of Angels’ Heart Strings Gala on February 4, 2017 at the Madrid Theatre. They gathered to raise funds that are used to help purchase musical instruments for children in need who want to study music

Marching in an Iconic Parade: Two Area Directors Share Their Stories And Give Advice

What an honor and achievement for a marching band director and his or her students to receive an invitation to showcase their talent by performing in one of our nation’s iconic parades.

Another School Year, Another Musical Growth Spurt

Music Lessons Help Students’ Skills Progress
Here we are in August. Many students have already returned to school or will soon. Band and orchestra instruments cleaned, tuned and ready to take on another year in class.

Yamaha Sax Artist George Shelby Rocks the House to Benefit Band of Angels in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (February 6th 2016) – Yamaha saxophone artist George Shelby rocked the house on Saturday, February 6th to help benefit kids in need at the Band of Angels Heart Strings Gala.

Blue Springs Education Foundation Honors Ted and Betty Meyer with Spotlight on Giving Award

Ted and Betty Meyer were honored with the Blue Springs Education Foundation’s (BSEF) Spotlight on Giving Award at the annual fundraising breakfast held March 1, 2016 at the Adams Pointe Conference Center.

An Off Season Guide to Care & Maintenance of your Percussion Instruments

If you sometimes feel tired after a long practice session, imagine the wear and tear on them, since they are taking a literal pounding by all types of sticks and mallets.