The Membership and Program Committee (MPC) continues to learn about the types of programs and projects our members enjoy.
Last year, the Society completed a series involving Lincolnshire Posy Year with a collaboration with American Bandmasters Association.
During the first half of 2023, we are discussing Grainger's choral works, with two programs (an introduction, then a program on performance).
This meeting , priority agenda item will be membership recruitment, and input from current members on possible avenues to increase membership will be discussed.
The MPC will also receive updates on two current membership projects: Dana Paul Perna’s oral histories of founding and longtime Percy Grainger Society members, and Jennifer Martin’s compilation of the location of Grainger documents throughout the world.
MPC Chair Bill Garlette will continue discussion, begun last meeting, of potential projects that explore Percy Grainger’s life, music, and connections to those who have significantly contributed to the advancement of Grainger's legacy.
Discussion on further projects might include:
* Position Papers
* Research Progress
* Research Resources
* Discussion Board
* Member Spotlight
* Partnerships with other Associations and Societies
Please register to join the discussion on March 11, 2022 at 11 am Eastern Time via zoom. As always, As always, the MPC Chair is happy to discuss any aspect of the Membership and Programs Committee before or after the meeting. Email Bill Garlette (email@example.com).
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The Percy Grainger Society's programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.