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Dr. Lisa “Osunleti” Beckley-Roberts

Celebrating Black Music Month 2022: Mississippi Hill Country Blues

By Dr. Lisa "Osunleti" Beckley-Roberts

For generations, Black music has had a profound and powerful impact on our nation’s cultural heritage. It has shaped a variety of popular genres from rhythm and blues to jazz, gospel, country, rap and more. This month and every month, we continue to honor its roots....

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Student Testimonial – Jameshia Attaway

By Ariel Davis

Save The Music and our partners at Successful, Inc  got a chance to connect with Jameshia Attaway, a student in the Mississippi-Delta region, about the power of music in her community. Read on to learn more about how music affects the life of her, her peers, and her family, in the region of the United […]

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New Orleans Music Education Spring Convening 2022

By Ariel Davis

The Save The Music (STM) team joined Artist Corps New Orleans (AC NOLA) and the New Orleans Arts Education Alliance (NOAEA) in hosting a Music Education Convening on May 11 and 12, 2022. The gathering marked the first gathering since 2018, and included: – K-12...

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Hometown To Hometown 2022

By Lia Peralta

Save The Music and SongFarm.org hosted our third annual Hometown To Hometown event on April 26, 2022 at the Musician’s Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne were honored as the Champions of the Year for their dedication to music...

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Music for Mental Health during the Pandemic

By Dr. Eugenia Hernandez-Ruiz

Let me start by stating the obvious: the pandemic hit us all, and it did so in ways that we never imagined. But did you know that an estimated 1.5 billion learners (91.3%) experienced limited or no access to education, play, peer interaction and sports, which are...

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