.

Maren Morris The Honorary Chairwoman For Texas Music Project (Week in Review)


.
Maren Morris

Maren Morris The Honorary Chairwoman For Texas Music Project was a top story on Tuesday: (Radio.com) Maren Morris has a new gig. The country star has been announced as an honorary chairwoman for the Texas Music Project. The Texas Music Project is a nonprofit organization that works to "encourage, promote, produce, and advance music education programs" across the state of Texas.

It's something that's close to Morris' heart, as she Texas native participated in a songwriting camp in California through the organization as a teen. "It changed my life a great deal," the singer remembers of the trip during an interview announcing her position. "It was just so cool to have that opportunity."

"Education, songwriting, Texas, you blend those all together and that's what the heart of me is and so to be the honorary chairman is really incredible," she says regarding the honor. "I like to represent Texas in any way, shape or form that I can, so this is a huge honor."

Previous to Morris, the position was held by the spiritual godfather of Texas music, Willie Nelson. "It's obviously an honor," she says of following Nelson. "I had the opportunity to open for him this year out in Santa Barbara, and it was the first time I'd ever really been that close to him. He pulled us all up onstage at the very end and you just see this legend become like a real person in that moment."

"Making music dreams come true is what we at TMP are all about, and Maren's story is just another in a long line of continued music education success stories," according to a press release. "We can't wait to see what more music Maren brings us and the help she can bring in spreading the word on saving the arts in Texas." Watch Maren Morris interviewed by TMP executive director Michael Clay - here.

Maren Morris Music, DVDs, Books and more

Maren Morris T-shirts and Posters

More Maren Morris News

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


Maren Morris Goes West For 'Rich' Video

Maren Morris And Ryan Hurd Have Intimate Nashville Wedding

Ryan Hurd Gives Maren Morris New Song As Wedding Gift

Maren Morris Shows Off New Bulldog Puppy from Jon Pardi's Mom

Maren Morris Shares Bachelorette Party Photos

Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert Sing TLC's 'No Scrubs'

Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey Premiere 'The Middle' Visual During Commercial

Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey Releases New Track 'The Middle'

Maren Morris Reveals Her Dream Crossover Collaborators

Eric Church, Maren Morris Lead Grammy Tribute to Las Vegas Victims


advertisement



Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.