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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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Best Communities For Music Education

By Lia Peralta

Did you know that a number of our Save The Music schools/districts made it on the NAMM Foundation’s list of Best Communities for Music Education? We’re proud to have played a part in jumpstarting these programs with our instrument grants. During the month...

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Principal’s Guide

By Samantha Manus

We’ve updated our Principal’s Guide and it is now available for download. This guide can help you better understand the necessary steps it takes to build a lasting music program. It includes information on scheduling, budgeting, instrument maintenance, performances, and the latest research on the benefits of music education.

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