BLOG

Each Box Opened is a New One Discovered

By Matt Ackerman

Music was very much a private joy to me before high school. When I was seven, I began playing my grandmother’s baby grand from the Clark Piano Company in Chicago, IL, which has been in my family for over 100 years. My elementary and middle school, unfortunately, did not have a band or music program, […]

Read more »

music and society

How Does Music Affect Society?

By Lia Peralta

Music has shaped cultures and societies around the world, passed down from generation to generation. It has the power to alter one’s mood, change perceptions, and inspire change. While everyone has a personal relationship with music, its effects on the culture...

Read more »

Violin on a piano

The Importance of Trauma-Informed Teaching

By Rebecca Hof

Trauma can have a lasting impact on all aspects of life. The sheer intensity of the experience can leave a person with a reduced ability to learn, especially if the trauma isn’t taken into account when developing trauma-informed school practices. The effects of the...

Read more »

Practicing the Piano

5 Easy Instruments to Learn at Any Age

By Rebecca Hof

Learning an instrument can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. Save The Music donates instruments to students and teachers across the country so that they may experience the joy and power of making music. These students who are just starting to learn...

Read more »

tinashe

REESE’S PUFFS Cereal Teams up with Tinashe and Save The Music

By Lia Peralta

REESE’S PUFFS cereal is partnering with singer-songwriter Tinashe to promote its first-ever series of music boxes – the RP-FX and RP-PRO, out now. The fan-favorite cereal and Tinashe are also partnering with Save The Music Foundation, which helps students, schools, and communities reach their full potential through the power of making music. REESE’S PUFFS cereal will […]

Read more »