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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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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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From medicine to music

By Lia Peralta

To celebrate one of the pilot programs for the Music Technology Grant, Taylor Guitars artist, Juke Ross, led a masterclass at the High School for Public Service in Brooklyn. He performed his hit, “Colour Me,” along with a cover of the Backstreet...

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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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