This month Music Notes features RI Convention News, the Global Chair's Annual Report to the IFRM Membership, Agenda for the Annual General Meeting, and an article of the fabulous work of IFRM partner MUSIC MENDS MINDS.
Annual Report: "This is my second Annual Report to the Membership of IFRM. It has, again, been a challenging year, but Covid-19, has also brought about some exciting opportunities for our IFRM Community. The most exciting new enhancement is the development of “Lift Your Voice” Rotary Musical Database which will be available to members. It will be introduced at the Conventions, actual and virtual. I believe you will find it an incredible resource for music appropriate to Rotary Meetings and gatherings, with the ability to drill down by country of origin, style, where to find the music and even video resources, if they are available. This has been a massive under-taking led by Susan DuPree, a past Global Chair of IFRM and her committee and our web architect. It is designed to grow, but we will need your help in finding music and the requisite permissions..."
Houston Convention: "Rotary International has decided to run parallel conventions. An on-site Convention and a Virtual Convention. You must register for the Convention of your choice, in order to attend. We are all very excited that there is also a Virtual Hall of Friendship that registrants can access 24 hours/day..."
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Convention Details
- Annual Report
- Keeping the Beat... Music Mends Minds
- Vice Chair Memos