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Master class with Alexander Laing

By Lia Peralta

Save The Music was thrilled to have principal clarinetist of the Phoenix Symphony, Alexander Laing, at Desert Thunder School to present a very special master class to the band students. He started off with a demo of his instrument. He then gave a few students a lesson...

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Stories Matter: Wellpinit School District

By Samantha Manus

BACKGROUND Located within the boundaries of the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington state, Wellpinit is a small rural town of approximately 2,100 people. The overall unemployment rate is 25.84% and the poverty rate is 32.7%, both more than double the national...

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ASCAP Foundation Partnership

By Lia Peralta

For the past 18 years, The ASCAP Foundation has been donating their Music in the Schools Package, provided at a discounted rate by Alfred Music, to accompany our Core Instrumental Music Grants. The ASCAP Foundation’s donation includes a full set of music method...

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Sound Start foundation’s work from coast to coast

By Lia Peralta

In May 2018, Sound United launched the Sound Start Foundation, with an ambitious goal to donate 10,000 instruments to children worldwide by the 2020-2021 school year. In the first few months of this partnership, the Sound Start foundation and Save The Music delivered...

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Wyclef goes back to school with Save The Music

By Lia Peralta

A product of Newark Public Schools music education, Wyclef Jean was the perfect guest to help us celebrate our music technology pilot program at Barringer High School in Newark, NJ. Attendees included superintendent, Roger León, who emphasized the importance of music...

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