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for Music Educators

Successful Pilot Music Program Prepares to Expand Into More New York City Pre-Schools and Beyond

Keys 4 Success is a newly launched organization that is now in the process of moving from pilot to its expansion model, with a mission to offer schools a more cost effective alternative and restore the love of learning through music. The program seeks to demonstrate to educational leaders how music can impact learning and build community between parents, teachers and students. Read More »

for Advocates

Music, quality and leadership makes a winning combination

The Windsor Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of our dynamic new director, Robert Franz, is greatly enhancing music education in our community. Since September, Robert has visited over 50 classrooms and worked with teachers and their school choirs, ensembles, bands, etc. The recent series of education concerts he conducted at the Capitol Theatre was not only Read More »

for Supporters

Local bands, solo acts raise money for music education

When Tim Smith and Ben Larson of local band The Effie Afton were asked if their band would play in a benefit concert to raise money to support arts programs through the Davenport Schools Foundation, they and the two other members of the group jumped at the chance. The Effie Afton ended up being one of seven bands and three solo acts to perform Saturday Read More »

Featured Blogs

Utah MEA Holds Successful “Music on the Hill” Event

The Utah Music Educators Association held its first advocacy day, “Music on the Hill.” The event featured the American Fork High School Brass Ensemble, the Farmington Jr. Percussion Ensemble, two choir ensembles, and other performances. Speakers included UMEA President Sam Tsugawa, Utah Symphony CEO Melia Tourangeau, Utah House Majority Leader Brad Dee, and Composer Kurt Bestor, who was the keynote speaker. Read More »



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