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Benefits of music education programs

Benefits To The Brain

By Lia Peralta

Did you know that music education helps with cognitive development? See how it improves test scores, early childhood development, learning, and more.

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Music helps students succeed

Music helps students succeed

By Samantha Manus

HOW CAN MUSIC HELP STUDENTS SUCCEED?  “If active engagement with music increases positive perceptions of self, this may transfer to other areas of study and increase motivation to persist. There were high correlations between positive self-perception, cognitive...

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Toyota Giving partners with Save The Music

TOYOTA GIVING PARTNERS WITH SAVE THE MUSIC

By Jennifer Dunn

Entering, it’s 4th year, the Toyota Giving partnership with VH1 Save The Music has granted over $110,000 to support school music programs in Chicago, New Orleans and Las Vegas with the support of Artists, festival goers and media.

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Alex and Ani partner with Save The Music

ALEX AND ANI partners with Save The Music

By Jennifer Dunn

Since 2014, ALEX AND ANI has donated nearly $919K to Save The Music! Together, we’ve hosted numerous school events including a concert featuring A Great Big World to celebrate the Keys + Kids Piano Grant delivery to PS 532 in Brooklyn, NY. In addition, ALEX AND...

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Being in choir helped change Jacob's life

Learn how Jacob turned his life around after being in choir

By Lia Peralta

According to music teacher, Mr. David Short, being in the choir completely turned around one student’s life. He recalls of Jacob Muneda (name changed for anonymity): “After a tumultuous freshman year of fights, suspension, truancy, and poor grades, I thought for sure...

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Music is a catalyst for change

Music is a catalyst for change

By Samantha Manus

“Andre’ was very excited that we were finally going to have a school band. I told him to focus on his grades and we would talk in December to see how he was progressing...– Connie Sparacello, Music Teacher at John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School in Louisiana

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