Jay DeMarcus and CMA Make Special Gift

Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, the Country Music Association and the Nashville Alliance for Public Education surprised music students at McGavock High School in Nashville with a brand-new piano from Steinway galleries on April 28.

Steinway.jpg

The Nashville Alliance partners with the Country Music Association with its “Keep the Music Playing” program, which supports music education in Metro Public Schools. Since 2006, the program has raised more than $2 million from the proceeds of the annual CMA Music Festival to purchase much-needed musical instruments and equipment for schools. “As artists we donate our time to the CMA Music Festival so that we’re able to give back,” said Jay. “Music education was very important in my life, and because of that, I’m able to do what I do today.”

Comments

More News

Cross-genre duets with Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert are in the works.
All-star lineup including Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Trisha Yearwood and Kacey Musgraves to perform benefit concert.
Jason announces additional dates for Burn It Down Tour
He wrote Mark Chesnutt’s “Brother Jukebox” and Moe Bandy’s “Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life,” among many others.
Receives stitches on his face after incident at Bayou Mullet Festival in Niceville, Fla.
25 years of hits, 25 years of live shows, 25 years of Alan.