In 2018 our Board focused on launching our new organization. Are we able to provide opportunities for our alumni and families to RECONNECT, NETWORK and GIVE BACK? The answer was a resounding YES! Below are our accomplishments.
MENTOR PROGRAM 2019, 2020: Creating a pipeline of musicians from elementary school through middle school to high school and beyond!
The Costa music mentors program is doing very well in its inaugural year! We have over 62 high school mentors in our program who are mentoring both elementary and middle school students.
SPONORED INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC INTERNSHIPS 2018, 2019, 2020
GOAL: Provide intern that allows Band Director to have additional time for planning, music education, and outreach to MBMS and K-8
Sponsor: one-time $10K from Lilly Chang & Phil Jeffrey (parents of Lauren Schlick, Class of 2018)
Program Manager: Peggy Otsubo, MIMEAA Secretary
Intern Responsibilities: administrative, classroom and ensemble support
COLLEGE ALUMNI PANEL 2018, 2019
GOAL: Alumni share their advice and tips on college admissions process and the benefits of being in the MCHS Bands Program
Program Manager: MIMEAA Board