Weber State University Is 2003 Collegiate Chapter of the Year

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Weber State University (WSU) Music Teachers Association Collegiate Chapter, in Ogden, Utah, has been selected as the 2003 Collegiate Chapter of the Year.

Consisting of eighteen student members and advised by faculty members Yu-Jane Yang, NCTM, and Diana Page, the "Treblemakers" have coordinated events on campus, as well as with the Utah Music Teachers Association (UMTA) and the local MTA in Ogden.

To publicize their chapter at the start of the school year, members dressed up as "musical fortune tellers" for the WSU Carnival of Clubs. Their "predictions," such as "Success will come in a series of 'triplets' throughout your life," attracted three new members and educated many attendees about MTNA.

In October 2002, students monitored and assisted judges at the UMTA/MTNA performance competitions. At the UMTA state convention, members were monitors and assisted with the convention banquet. In addition, they provided a raffle gift of romantic flowers and a music CD to raise money for the MTNA FOUNDATION. Also, in the fall they participated in a statewide food drive, placing a cart in the Performing Arts office to collect food donations for the Ogden Rescue Mission. …