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MIMEAA Overview: Presentation at the MBUSD Bands Celebration 2021

MIMEAA Overview: 2021 Presentation at the virtual All District Band Concert

OUR FOCUS

VISION & MISSION

Create a Pipeline of Musicians from elementary school, middle to high school and beyond.

Create a love of music so that young musicians continue playing and gain access to the social, emotional, and educational benefits of being part of an instrumental music experience.

GOALS

1. RECONNECT with alumni, family and friends by attending concerts, competitions, and social events. We send out a quarterly newsletter and emails so you can join your band family at:  

  • Home Games
  • Field Shows & Championships
  • Parades
  • Concerts
  • Festivals
  • Fundraisers
  • ​Events

2. NETWORK by sharing college and professional connections with fellow alumni, families and friends and receive our quarterly newsletter to stay up-to-date on MIMEAAs programs

We are building our alumni, family and friends database. 

  • Alumni: Click HERE to complete 3 min. survey

3. GIVE BACK to the MCHS band program and students.

Alumni, Families & FriendsSign Up for our Newsletter

MCHS Alumni Association
President: Christine Itano-Cosner
Treasurer: Lilly Chang
Secretary: Peggy Otsubo
Alumni Liaison: OPEN
​Social Chair: OPEN  

Contact Us: miracostabandalumni@gmail.com


GOALS + ACTIONS

Music Intern Partnership logo

GOAL: Provide funding and management of MCHS & MBUSD Elementary interns/assistants

2017-2021 Provides MCHS Band Director with additional time for planning, music education and MBMS and K-8 outreach

2020-2022 MBUSD Band Director is able to teach classes while the assistant provides one-on-one support to students

ACTION: Seek sustained funding sources through 2022 and beyond

Alumni Panel

GOAL: Alumni share their advice and tips for college admissions and the benefits of being in MCHS Bands Program 

ACTION: 4th Annual ​College Panel
Date: August 2021

Newsletter

GOAL: Share alumni goals, projects, events and MCHS Bands concerts and fundraisers 

ACTION: Email 3 to 4 newsletters per year

Mentors

GOAL: Support K-8 programs to ensure sustained pipeline of musicians into MCHS Bands

ACTION: MCHS band student volunteers mentor…

• 2020-2021 MBUSD and HBUSD elementary band students for 30 minute virtual sessions

• MBMS students weekly at the afterschool rehearsals – returning 2021-2022

Alumni Resources

GOAL: Offer alumni opportunities to connect with professionals (alumni, family & friends) in fields of interest and for help with job searches

ACTION:

• Create electronic system for connections 2021-2022

• Solicit professionals

Sneak Preview

GOAL: Offer opportunities for alumni and parents to reconnect and network

ACTION: ​2021 Sneak Preview, August