INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Sept. 13, 2011) Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan, of Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan
Consulting, has been elected to the Music for All Board of Directors. Music for All is a
nonprofit educational organization, whose mission is to create, provide and expand
positively life-changing experiences through music for all.
"Ms. Jordan is a passionate advocate of quality music education in our schools,"
says Gayl Doster, Chairman of the Music for All Board of Directors. "As such, she will
be an outstanding resource as we continue to serve young musicians and their teachers
and advocate for the inclusion of music education as part of a complete education for our
Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan is an educator, advocate and entrepreneur now building
bridges between business, media and education that enhance the greater good. A
competitive musician in her Midwestern youth, she recalls being the youngest member of
a marching band during the hottest summer on record.
She spent more than a decade developing award-winning educational media for Sesame Workshop, makers of Sesame
Street. While leading the Sesame Street Music Works public awareness initiative, she
returned to her love of music, becoming an associate director of public affairs and
government relations for NAMM, the trade association for the music global products
industry. As the coordinator of the national music education coalition, now
at SupportMusic.com, she grew its participation to 250+ organizations working around
the world to keep quality music education in schools.
Ms. Jordan offers a variety of innovative business development services to music and arts organizations; learn more
at www.sandrakilpatrickjordan.com. Recent clients include the International Society for
Music Education (ISME); M: Music and Musicians Magazine and the Ultimate Block
Party: the Arts and Sciences of Play. Ms. Jordan holds a master's degree from Bank
Street College of Education and a B.A. in creative writing from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. She divides her time between California, Wisconsin and New York.
About Music for All
Music for All (MFA) is one of the nation's largest and most influential organizations in
support of active music making. For more than 35 years, MFA, through its Bands of
America and Orchestra America programs, has been a destination and set the standard for
scholastic music ensemble performance and music education advocacy. A 501(c)3 not-for-profit
educational organization, MFA uses its national profile programming to
recognize, model, showcase and provide individual, teacher and organizational examples
of music performance excellence and achievement. MFA's programs include 20 annual
events, including the Bands of America Grand National Championships and Regional
Championships for marching band, the Music for All Summer Symposium camp for
students and teachers and the Music for All National Festival for concert bands and
percussion ensembles. Music for All's programmatic model is designed to mirror and
supplement the classroom and performance model adopted in most American scholastic
Photo and source material courtesy of Music for All.
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