He Saved $72M in Music!
Public Meeting with Dr. John Benham
Saturday, May 4th 10:00 AM
Southridge High School
Beaverton Friends of Music advocacy coalition invites families and community members to a once-in-a-lifetime event: come learn dramatic new information that will help save music programs and promote quality education for ALL Beaverton students. Dr. John Benham, author of Music Advocacy: Moving from Survival to Vision, is an internationally-renowned public school music researcher who has saved over $72M in music program cuts in nearly every state and province of North America over the past 32+ years of working as a music education advocate. Dr. Benham is coming to Beaverton to conduct a landmark study of our music program over the last 10-15 years, and will present his findings in a public meeting in the auditorium at Southridge High School on Saturday, May 4th at 10:00AM. The event is free and will include music performances by Beaverton students as well as special, entertaining activities for children.