Mountain-Plains Chapter Annual Report 2018

submitted by Myrna Layton, Chair

Current Roster

  • Myrna Layton, Chair, Newsletter Editor
  • Janice Bunker, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Elwood (Woody) Colahan, Vice Chair/Chair Elect, Webmaster, Chapter Archivist
  • Christopher Mehrens, Past Chair
  • Christine Edwards, Member at large

List of Previous Goals and Progress Made

  1. Our chapter awarded five travel grants for the Reno meeting.
  2. Our Best of Chapters winning papers were Anita Breckbill’s and Hannah Jo Smith’s “Follow the Baton” a story which you can  follow at this link: http://netnebraska.org/interactive-multimedia/other/wagners-baton
    and Sarah Perske’s “Transcribing Mudarra’s Fantasia X.”
  3. Next meeting is planned for May 17-18, 2019, to be hosted by Lisa Chaufty, University of Utah.

List of Future Goals

  1. Our chapter applied for and received a $400 grant to support our Oral History Project.
    • For this project emeritus members of our chapter are being interviewed about their careers as music librarians.
    • The interviews are to be incorporated in our chapter website.
  2. We are also working on historical documentation and collection of chapter archives.