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The power of playing it forward

By Lia Peralta

Earlier this year, the Central Bucks School District in Doylestown, PA held their annual concert to benefit Save The Music.   The show has been taking place since 2004, but in 2018, the stakes were higher—if they raised $35,000, they could fund an instrument grant to...

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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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Learn how Jacob turned his life around after being in choir

By Lia Peralta

According to music teacher, Mr. David Short, being in the choir completely turned around one student’s life. He recalls of Jacob Muneda (name changed for anonymity): “After a tumultuous freshman year of fights, suspension, truancy, and poor grades, I thought for sure that Jacob–the moody kid with a golden tenor voice– was not going to […]

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Music is a catalyst for change

By Samantha Manus

“Andre’ was very excited that we were finally going to have a school band. I told him to focus on his grades and we would talk in December to see how he was progressing...– Connie Sparacello, Music Teacher at John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School in Louisiana

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Music brings out your inner talent

By Samantha Manus

Jay didn’t have to wait until high school to play an instrument. His elementary received a STM grant and he learned to play the saxophone. Now, he says “music helps me bring out my inner talent.”

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Music is back in Caruthers!

By Lia Peralta

During the recession, Caruthers Elementary School lost its music program. Together with Amazon, we not only brought it back, but did it in style with a big delivery event.

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