Opportunities for Members to Connect & Discuss Topics of Common Interest
All of these groups will be meeting again throughout the year and are open to all.
Monday October 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm CT
Carole Stephens, Coordinator
Interested in music and activities for children under 7 years old? Are you a teacher, librarian, performer, songwriter or parent? We normally meet the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm CT. Our conference special meeting will be informational and a quick EC songswap – save your zipper songs for Sunday’s Early Childhood Songswap!
Tuesday October 5, 2021 at 4:30 pm CT
Moderators: Ann Torralba and Jonathan Sprout
Special Guest: Maurice (Mo) Kalous; Senior Membership Manager of the Recording Academy,
Get all of your questions about joining the Recording Academy answered! Don’t miss this “nuts and bolts” informational session and Q&A about the Recording Academy. Our special guest, Maurice (Mo) Kalous, Senior Membership Manager of the Academy will explain why it’s important to be a member, how to join, how to enter recordings in the Grammys, and the many other reasons to join the Academy. (Advocacy to support creators rights, MusicCares, mentorship and keeping music in the schools, building visibility for the children’s music genre, benefits and more!)
Wednesday October 6, 2021 at 4:30 pm CT
Brian Caselli Jordan & Noam Brown, Co-facilitators
We're a group of white children’s music makers working to heal racism who meet the first Wednesday of each month to:
Thursday October 7, 2021 at 4:30 pm CT
Wendy & DB (Darryl Boggs) and SaulPaul, Co-Facilitators
The “Be The Change” Action Task Force strives to equip and empower people to “ Be the Change” they wish to see. Together we work towards creating goals and taking action steps to dismantle racism in community, entertainment and children’s music.
This group is open to CMNers and non-members. Together we believe we can change the world! We hope you will join us!
Sunday October 10, 2021
12:00pm ET Chat with Co-President Val Smalkin
9:00 am PT Chat with Co-President Matt Fernald
How does CMN function? What is our Mission? How do I join CMN? This is your chance to ask questions - none are silly or unimportant. Drop in for this informal Q&A with our Co-presidents - one on each coast of the US (note the time zones.) This continues as quarterly welcome sessions with new members
Do you have passion for a topic and want to start and lead an Affinity Group who share your passion? Please contact Stacey Peasley for help getting started!