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Bringing the beat back to Miami

By Lia Peralta

After almost a decade, music will finally be heard again at Filer Middle School in Hialeah, FL. Together with JetBlue, we delivered instruments part of our Core Band Grant. The decision was prompted by a former band teacher and group of alumni who advocated to bring...

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The power of playing it forward

By Lia Peralta

Earlier this year, the Central Bucks School District in Doylestown, PA held their annual concert to benefit Save The Music.   The show has been taking place since 2004, but in 2018, the stakes were higher—if they raised $35,000, they could fund an instrument...

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What you need to know about Title IV, Part A

By Rebecca Hof

TITLE IV, PART A Title IV, Part A (Title IV-A) is part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law in 2015. Title IV-A is a formula grant program that supports a district use of funds in three broad areas: 1. Provide students with access to a...

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Save The Music + Sound United

By Jennifer Dunn

Together with Sound United and their CEO, Kevin Duffy, we’ve been working on ways to make an impact for kids, schools and communities tied to the company’s mission of “bringing joy to the world through sound.”In May 2018, Sound United announced the launch of...

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New Britain Elementary School Rebuild

By Jaclyn Rudderow

On April 19th, 2018, we celebrated the completion of our district-wide rebuild of elementary band programs in the Consolidated School District of New Britain in Connecticut.

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