RPMDA Announces the 2019 Dorothy Honoree and Other Awards

DOROTHY AWARD: A highlight of every convention is the announcement of the Dorothy at the closing dinner, given for a lifetime of service and achievement in the music industry. It is RPMDA’s highest honor. The 2019 honoree is Lori Supinie of Senseney Music. Lorie began her long and distinguished career in the print music industry at Senseney Music and is …

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The 2018 RPMDA Super-Colossal Summer Road Trip Song Trivia Quiz

by Danny Smolenski, Alfred Music [To download the questions, click here: 2018_Road_Trip_Song_Trivia_Quiz] Summer is the time for vacations and holidays… and ROAD TRIPS! In this spirit let’s take a musical journey through the United States and Canada. Each trivia question answer is the title of a song that has the name of a U. S. state …

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A Conversation with Madeleine Crouch – 2018 Dorothy Award Recipient

by Christie Smith, Alfred Music There are some people in this world that are put here to draw us together, to show us what we can accomplish when we work together, and Madeleine Crouch is one of those people. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing my friend and mentor, who received the Dorothy Award …

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Thank You to Our 2018 Convention Sponsors!

A big THANK YOU to the sponsors of RPMDA 2018 for their support of our Minneapolis convention. These vital financial contributions enable us to continue presenting the best possible convention experience, and we simply couldn’t do it without them. Please let them know that you appreciate their support of this organization! Diamond Level Alfred Music …

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Best Ideas – RPMDA Convention 2018

Images © 2018 Richard Rejino Photography Lindy Campbell, Music on the Hill (The Winner!) Idea:  Giving new students a list of what they need to buy when they start lessons A consistent problem at my store is that my private music teachers feel uncomfortable “selling” to their students. So last summer, I worked with all …

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