Led for Students by Lifelong Teachers and Learners
Gina Selvaggi (Vaughan, Ontario) - President
Owner and music director of Musaic School of Music, Virginia Gina Selvaggi received the R.A.V.E award as 2012 Music Educator from the City of Vaughan. Virginia earned her degree in Mathematics from York University while continuing her studies in music through the Royal Conservatory of Music. With 27 years of teaching and performance experience, Virginia has also taken on roles as adjudicator and clinician. Virginia has been the Contest Director for the American Guild of Music since 2010 and currently sits on the Board of Directors as the 1st Vice President.
Julie Kopasz (Harrison Township, MI) - 1st Vice President
Adriane Galea (Allen Park, MI) - 2nd Vice President
Dan Miner (Houston, TX) - Treasurer
Dan holds degrees from Michigan State University in both music education and piano. As an educator he maintains a private piano studio, authors teaching resources for secondary-level music educators, and is a choral director at Atascocita High School in the Houston metropolitan area where under his direction choirs have won top awards at both local and state festivals and contests. Dan has also been both a presenter and accompanist for choral workshops at Texas state music conferences. Outside of the classroom, Dan is a published composer with the Hal Leonard Corporation and BriLee Music Publishing, serves as organist at First United Methodist Church (Pasadena, TX), and is a regular accompanist in both sacred and secular settings. At AGM, Dan has been involved as a student, teacher, volunteer, judge, and now member of the Board of Directors. He serves as AGM’s Treasurer, Assistant Convention Manager, and directs the Convention Orchestra at the National Conventions.