National Music Week


WHEREAS, music is a vital part of the culture of every civilized nation, and the Commonwealth of Virginia is a great music-producing and music-loving state; and 

WHEREAS, this year will mark the 91st annual observance of National Music Week; and        

WHEREAS, the pursuit of music, whether it be through studying, composing, listening, or performing, enriches our culture and our 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 and its value to our society; 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize May 4 - 11, 2014, as NATIONAL MUSIC WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.