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Celebrate Melinda Howe's 40th Anniversary! 

Melinda Howe, CPYB alumna and faculty, is celebrating 40 years with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet! After receiving her Bachelor in Fine Arts degree in 1978 from the North Carolina School of the Arts, Melinda returned to CPYB to work with Ms. Weary. Melinda has been living CPYB's mission, changing lives through dance, for over 40 years and we welcome you to celebrate in her legacy.

We encourage you to join in the celebration as we celebrate the past 40 years and look forward to the future. 

  • Join us on Friday, June 1 at 7 pm for Melinda's 40th Celebration at the CPYB Warehouse Studios. Celebrate in good company while enjoying light refreshments. 
  • Share your memories, stories, and photos of Melinda or send your best wishes and words of thanks. Contact Kelly Derbes, Marketing Manager to share your moments. 
  • Melinda has inspired the lives and careers of so many of her students. Pay it forward through the Changing Lives Scholarship to someone that has given you 40 years of her life. Donate now.