M-W earns national recognition as “Best Community for Music Education” for 9th consecutive year

on April 7, 2020

For the 9th consecutive year, Monroe-Woodbury Central School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to school districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in providing music access and education to all students. The program is now in its 21st year

“The Monroe-Woodbury school community continues to support the music education of its students. Whether it’s at the local and county level to the regional and national stage, our students continue to excel in all disciplines of music. Throughout all grade levels of instruction, our dedicated music staff continues to serve our students, providing them with a music education of the highest quality,” said District Music Coordinator Christopher Taborsky.

To qualify for the Best Communities designation, M-W answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program and community music-making programs.

Congratulations to our talented musicians and their dedicated teachers. We are so proud!