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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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Our Sponsors, Partners & Advocates for Music Education

By Lia Peralta

At Save The Music, we’re very fortunate to have built strong relationships and work with some amazing brands and companies as music sponsors for our school programs. Companies and brands donate money to fund grants for music education, support fundraising events, and...

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Federal Relief Funding for the Music Classroom

By Rebecca Hof

This article was updated on June 23, 2021 The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also called the COVID-19 Stimulus Package, is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed into law on March 11, 2021. The bill includes over $120 billion for K-12...

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