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We are all musically connected

By Lia Peralta

For 13 years, Ms. Pagan, the music teacher at Amelia Earhart Elementary in Hialeah, FL, had all of the necessary training for her job, but couldn’t put it to use because her school didn’t have instruments or even a classroom. Without resources, Ms. Pagan...

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Remixing and reimagining music education

By Lia Peralta

At our 20th Anniversary Gala last fall, Steve Aoki and DJ Khaled announced the creation of our Music Technology Grant. The pilot program supports recording and production – including DJ’ing, beat making, songwriting, and audio engineering – to develop students’...

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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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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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