Meet Donyea

By Samantha Manus

We say music helps you reach your potential in many ways. Meet Donyea from Brooklyn, NY and watch him talk about how music education and playing the cello helped him feel good about himself. “When I started playing the cello it started becoming my favorite...

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music education in action

Stories Matter: Wellpinit School District

By Samantha Manus

BACKGROUND Located within the boundaries of the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington state, Wellpinit is a small rural town of approximately 2,100 people. The overall unemployment rate is 25.84% and the poverty rate is 32.7%, both more than double the national...

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Save The Music Principal's Guide for music education

Principal’s Guide

By Samantha Manus

We’ve updated our Principal’s Guide and it is now available for download. This guide can help you better understand the necessary steps it takes to build a lasting music program. It includes information on scheduling, budgeting, instrument maintenance, performances, and the latest research on the benefits of music education.

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2016 Statement of Accomplishments

By Samantha Manus

Mission Statement: VH1 Save The Music Foundation helps kids, schools, and communities realize their full potential through the power of making music.  2016 Board Of Directors: HENRY DONAHUE EXEC. DIR/ASST. SEC. CHRIS MCCARTHY CHAIRPERSON JOHN SYKES VICE- CHAIR...

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2017 Statement of Accomplishments

By Samantha Manus

Mission Statement: VH1 Save The Music Foundation helps kids, schools, and communities realize their full potential through the power of making music.  Board Of Directors: CO-CHAIR CHRIS MCCARTHY MTV VH1 & LOGO CO-CHAIR AMY DOYLE MTV VH1 & LOGO SWAY CALLOWAY...

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