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From Capitol Hill to Tucson: Advocacy in Action

By Christian Perry

In May of 2017, we participated in the Annual NAMM Fly-In. During this event, music education supporters unite on Capitol Hill to advocate and discuss policy issues with elected officials. The Fly-In also includes an intensive training with policy experts to learn...

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STM Director Wins Casio Award

STM Director Wins Casio Award

By Christian Perry

Congratulations to our Senior Director of Programs & Policy, Chiho Feindler, for receiving the Leadership in Music Education Award presented by Casio Music Gear! “We looked at a number of very worthy possibilities for this award, but felt that what Chiho and...

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Why music is important for child development

Music Builds Self-Esteem

By Samantha Manus

We say music helps you realize your full potential in many different ways. For Alondra, it helped her with self confidence and self-esteem.

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VH1 Save The Music Twitch Charity Stream

Spencer raised $1,125 streaming video games for 18 hours

By Samantha Manus

Spencer did a fundraiser for us back in April 2017. Here is his story: “Hi, my name is Spencer and I am raising money for Save The Music organization. During my 8th grade year at Montgomery School, I am required to do a project in which I research a problem and...

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Music is back in Caruthers

Thank You from the Class of 2017

By Lia Peralta

In 2014, we started a music program at Park Place Middle School in Brooklyn, NY. We received an email from the principal updating us on the class of 2017, the first group of students to experience the full benefits of our instrument grant: “Our Valedictorian and...

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