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Save The Music Partners with The Black Keys to Support Music Programs in Mississippi Schools

By Lia Peralta

The Save The Music Foundation announced a partnership with The Black Keys to support Mississippi public school music education. Save The Music’s “Mississippi Music Saves” program will fund public school music education programs in seven elementary and middle schools across the state this coming school year, beginning with Junior Kimbrough’s hometown of Holly Springs. “Mississippi […]

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West Virginia Music Saves 2009-2021

By Lia Peralta

In partnership with the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History led by its Curator Randall Reid-Smith, Save The Music has jump started over 100 school music programs in West Virginia, with investments and partnerships in each of the state’s 55 counties....

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MACKENZIE SCOTT DONATES TO SAVE THE MUSIC

By Lia Peralta

The unrestricted gift will enable the Foundation to further its efforts in access to music education for young people across the U.S. New York, New York – June 15, 2021 – Save The Music Foundation today announced author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott...

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Hometown To Hometown 2021

By Lia Peralta

Save The Music and SongFarm.org’s second annual Hometown To Hometown event took place virtually on May 11th. This year, we honored eight-time GRAMMY® nominee, CMA Award-winning, singer, songwriter and musician, Brandy Clark along with CMA+ ACM Award winning and...

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Why are Schools Cutting Music Programs?

By Lia Peralta

When Save The Music started in 1997, music education funding cuts in public schools were on the rise. School boards and superintendents often cited economic strain as a justification for schools cutting music programs from the regular schedule and relegating music and...

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