Category Archives: Booster Group Structure

A Time of Service: A Band Booster President Reflects on Being a Leader Parent

“As a music program booster, you are giving time and energy to something that not only benefits your child, but to those involved now and in years to come.”
An Interview with Outgoing Lafayette High School Band Booster President and AMP Member Beth Potter of Lexington, Kentucky

“We are rejuvenated and excited to move forward!”

Music parents challenged, energized at 3rd Annual National Music Parents Symposium By L. Scott McCormick “Thank you for a great weekend. I’m already putting many of the ideas I gained to work.” That was a common sentiment expressed by one of the more than 40 parents who attended the 3rd Annual National Music Parents Symposium … Continue reading “We are rejuvenated and excited to move forward!”

Why You and Your Music Parents Organization Need the Association of Music Parents

By L. Scott McCormick, Founder and President, AMP – The National Association of Music Parents In his book, Ball or Bands, author John Gerdy, founder and executive director of Music for Everyone and a friend of the Association of Music Parents, said: “Music is a far superior educational investment in the twenty-first century because it … Continue reading Why You and Your Music Parents Organization Need the Association of Music Parents

Instructions, Please!

By Marc C. Whitt Ever try to quickly assemble your child’s Christmas toy when they were little without reading the instructions, or perhaps take on what first appeared to be a small do-it-yourself project without asking for help? Better yet –and I suppose this is for several of us husbands—not stopping to ask for directions … Continue reading Instructions, Please!

October 2014 – Boosting Leadership within Your Booster Ranks

Archive of Webinar from Thursday, October 23, 2014 This is an archive of a live webinar. Webinar archives are open to AMP members. One of the most critical aspects of a music boosters organization is leadership development. How do you spot potential leaders? How can you develop them to become officers? How do you maintain … Continue reading October 2014 – Boosting Leadership within Your Booster Ranks