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Citation Award

Call for Nominations
The NYSMTA Citation Committee requests nominations for the 2015 NYSMTA Citation Award. Nominees should have demonstrated service to the music teaching profession by reason of leadership at State, Division and/or National levels of MTNA, and/or have made outstanding contributions to music and the arts through community, cultural and artistic activities. Please submit nominations either in writing or by email, with detailed reasons for the recommendation. Anyone interested in making a recomendation, please contact:

Michael Merolla
PO Box 428
Miller Place, New York 11764



Chapin Foundation Grant

The Elfriede Chapin Fund has been established to award a monetary grant annually to one NYSMTA Member. The recipient will use the grant to work on a special project that will benefit member teachers. The project must be used to establish new research developed during the grant. When the study is complete, the recipient must present the findings, either through a published article in an issue of the NYSMTA Newsletter or the American Music Teacher Magazine, or through a presentation at a biannual NYSMTA state conference or an MTNA annual national conference. Anyone interested in applying for the Chapin Grant, please contact:


Michael Merolla, Chapin Fund Chair
PO Box 428
Miller Place, New York 11764


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