INDIANAPOLIS, March 24, 2011 Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser has joined Music for All as Senior Educational Advisor, Music for All recently announced.
As Senior Educational Advisor, Lautzenheiser will advise and support Music for
All's educational programming. He will also work closely with Music for All leadership and
staff on creating and providing programs for high school and middle school bands and
orchestras, teachers and students. Lautzenheiser was the Executive Director of Music for
All's predecessor Marching Bands of America, and he has been a regular presenter at MFA
programs. He is also a past member of the organization's Board of Directors.
Music for All is one of the nation's largest and most influential organizations in
support of music education and active music making. A 501(c)3 non-profit educational
organization, Music for All presents more than 25 annual events, including the Music for All
Summer Symposium, the Music for All National Festival for high school and middle school
concert bands, orchestras and percussion ensembles and the Bands of America Grand
National and Regional marching band championships.
Lautzenheiser is a well-known name in the music education world as a teacher,
clinician, author, composer, consultant and educator. He taught at Northern Michigan
University, University of Missouri and New Mexico State University. He later created
Attitude Concepts for Today, presenting workshops, seminars, and convention speaking
engagements focusing on the area of positive attitude and effective leadership training. He
presently holds the Earl Dunn Distinguished Lecturer position at Ball State University, the
new home for Music for All's Summer Symposium music camp, and serves as the national
spokesperson for MENC's "Make a Difference with Music" program.
Lautzenheiser is a graduate of Ball State University and University of Alabama. He
was awarded an honorary doctorate from VanderCook College of Music. Additional awards
include the distinguished Sudler Order of Merit from the John Philip Sousa Foundation, the
Mr. Holland's Opus Award and the Music Industry Award from the Midwest Clinic Board of
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Music for All (MFA) uniquely combines
regional and national music-event programming with awareness campaigns and advocacy aimed at expanding access to music in schools and
communities. Learn more at www.musicforall.org.
Source material and image courtesy of Music For All.
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