KMEA CODA Grant Recipients

KMEA is pleased to announce the next round of CODA Grant recipients. CODA stands for Creating Outstanding Development in the musical Arts. A CODA Grant is an opportunity for KMEA members to obtain a mini-grant for up to $200 from the KMEA Fund in their classroom for a creative project that enhances curriculum. Funds obtained from this grant are not meant to, and should not be used to replace or supplant currently budgeted school funds.

  • Jennifer Antonetti, Topeka HS, works by Latino/a composers
  • Phil Becker, Buffalo-Altoona-Midway HS, a piccolo
  • Robyn Bellner, Gardner-Pioneer Ridge MS, additional practice music for checkout
  • Dan Chisham, Moundridge HS, costume racks and storage tubs
  • Alexis Comley, Hutchinson-Prairie Hills MS, buy engaging literature and a traveling Cajon
  • Helen Harrelson, Olathe-St Paul Catholic, a music stand and repair kit for a new band program
  • Hector Hernandez, Hays-Thomas More Prep Marian HS, a Condenser Mic
  • James Hollingsworth, Augusta HS, a composer diversity project
  • Abigail Martinez, Garden City HS, Mics for a Vocal Jazz Group
  • Whitney Maxwell, Lawrence-Billy Mills MS, tickets for community music events
  • Alison Mayes, Overland Park-Aubry Bend MS, Mike Block Straps for strolling cellists
  • Shannon Plymell, Independence HS School, replacement strings for double basses