National Music Week 2016


WHEREAS, Virginia is a music-producing and music-loving Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, this year will mark the 93rd annual observance of National Music Week; and

WHEREAS, the pursuit of music through studying, composing, listening, and performing enriches our culture and lives; and

WHEREAS, National Music Week provides an opportunity for the National Federation of Music Clubs and religious, educational, and civic groups to join with music lovers to celebrate music’s value to society;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize May 1-8, 2016, as NATIONAL MUSIC WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.