Miss America Joins NCMEA Capitol Concerts in March

February 19, 2019

Nia Franklin, Miss America 2019 and a North Carolina native, will make a 2-day visit to Raleigh, March 12 and 13, to help NCMEA advocate for the importance of arts education during Music In Our Schools Month.

As part of her visit, she will visit a Raleigh area high school, meet with key legislators and attend Concerts at the Capitol to hear her alma mater, North Davidson High School Chorus, perform.

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Dream Big in Music: How Music Education Inspires Scotty McCreery

April 20, 2018

An interview for the North Carolina Music Educators Association with American Idol and country music star Scott McCreery and the 2016 Grammy Music Educator of the Year, Phillip Riggs on the importance of music education and music teachers and their influence on his career. Included are Scotty’s music inspirations and thoughts on how public music school lessons still apply today.

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