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Arts Empower Mega Conference 2017 has ended
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MAP -  We will be starting our day at the Casa del Prado Theatre.
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Matt Armstrong

San Marcos HS Music Dept
Director San Marcos High School
Mr. Armstrong began teaching at San Marcos High School in 2004 and in 2015 accepted the position of Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator for San Marcos Unified. Named San Marcos High School Teacher of the Year, and San Marcos Unified Teacher of the year in 2013, Music Educator of the Year for California Music Educators Association in 2015, he is a sought after performer, clinician, and arts advocate. Along with guest conducting appearances statewide, in 2017 and 2019 he had the honor of being the guest conductor for the Cuban National Concert Band in Havana.
In 2015 Mr. Armstrong founded the San Diego Percussion Festival which partners with the San Diego Symphony and Yamaha to provide quality a concert percussion performance experience for students across San Diego and Southern California. Over the past 15 year his percussion ensembles have performed 7 times at the
Music for All National Festival presented by Yamaha and Sponsored by Vic Firth. Mr. Armstrong is a member of Percussive Arts Society, California Music Educators Association, NafME, works on the logistics team for the Music for All National Festival and is an artist for Yamaha and Vic Firth and Zildjian.