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Music helps students succeed

By Samantha Manus

HOW CAN MUSIC HELP STUDENTS SUCCEED? Source: 2012 COLLEGE-BOUND SENIORS: TOTAL GROUP PROFILE REPORT, THE COLLEGE BOARD, 2012 Motivation is crucial in how well children perform at school and is closely linked to self-perceptions of ability, self-efficacy and...

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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 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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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

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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Music brings out your inner talent

By Samantha Manus

Jay didn’t have to wait until high school to play an instrument. His elementary received a STM grant and he learned to play the saxophone. Now, he says “music helps me bring out my inner talent.”

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