Music for All Announces Eric L. Martin as New CEO

Indianapolis – August 21, 2010 – Music for All, Inc., one of the largest and most influential national music education organizations in support of active music-making, announced today that Eric L. Martin has been named the organization’s president and CEO. Previous President and CEO Scott McCormick has resigned his position with the organization.

Executive Leadership of the organization will be Martin and Nancy H. Carlson, vice president and chief financial officer.

Martin was first a board member of Music for All, then joined the organization in 1996 as associate executive director and served as chief operating officer until being appointed president and CEO. Martin holds a Juris Doctor degree from University of Michigan Law School and has been admitted to the District of Columbia and state of Georgia bar associations. He is a Certified Festivals Executive and honors graduate of Dartmouth College. Mr. Martin is a member of the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) Hall of Fame and an Emmy Award-winning producer of televised special events.

McCormick served as President and CEO of Music for All since 1984, leading it through the transition into a not-for-profit organization and from Bands of America to Indianapolis-based Music for All, Inc.

Mr. Gayl Doster, Music for All’s board chairman, commented, “We recognize and thank Mr. McCormick for his many efforts in building the organization into what it is today and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

In other news this past week, Music for All announced the move of its annual summer symposium for instrumental music students and teachers to Ball State University starting in 2011. Click here to read the full story.