For Immediate Release
Missouri’s Ellington High School Becomes a Conn-Selmer All-American School
Ellington High School in Ellington, Missouri joined Conn-Selmer as an All-American School earlier this year. This program provides quality instruments to all students for their success in musical performance. With this special relationship, the Conn-Selmer program assists in educational and fiscal resources, improving quality to reach the full potential of excellence.
Mr. John Kerley Jr., Director of Music and Bands at Ellington High School sees, “The Conn-Selmer program as there to help schools promote music in schools.” He also added, “The quality of the instruments benefits not only the music program but also gives the students great quality instruments to perform on. This program is designed for programs that are well established or programs that are rebuilding. The staff at Conn-Selmer is there to answer all questions and to make this program run super smooth. We are very fortunate and honored to be working with the Conn-Selmer Company. We are very thankful for the boost this program has given to our band program.”
“Our All-American School program assists in providing the resources for the students to learn superior skills and be better prepared for success in music,” said Mike Kamphuis, Managing Director, Division of Education at Conn-Selmer. The six year program helps to establish the school system as a leader in music and music education. The program also includes scholarships and educational opportunities for the band program.
For complete information on how to become a Conn-Selmer All-American School visit https://www.conn-selmer.com/en-us/education/endorsing-school-programs/ to discover benefits for your school when joining the program. You may also contact Mike Kamphuis via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any direct questions.