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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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Bid to support music in schools with Save The Music + JetBlue!

By Lia Peralta

JetBlue’s partnership with VH1 Save The Music is rooted in one basic idea: Every child deserves access to music education. Together, over the last decade, we’ve raised more than $315,000 for music education in schools and community organizations. This year, we’re so...

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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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