Jay DeMarcus Surprises Nashville Music Students With Piano
April 28, 2009 at 12:26 PM (PT)
JAY DeMARCUS of LYRIC STREET group RASCAL FLATTS, the CMA (COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION) and the NASHVILLE ALLIANCE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION surprised music students and faculty at McGAVOCK HIGH SCHOOL in NASHVILLE today (4/28) with a new baby grand piano. The piano was purchased with funds from the CMA's "Keep The Music Playing" program.
The CMA donates half of the net proceeds from the annual CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL to music education in METRO NASHVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS through "Keep The Music Playing," in partnership with the NASHVILLE ALLIANCE.
While JAY was there, he participated an a Q&A session with the students about music education and musical careers. After the presentation, JAY invited students to come up and perform RASCAL FLATTS' hit song, "Bless The Broken Road," with him.
For more on the CMA and "Keep The Music Playing," visit www.cmaworld.com.