what we do

In the Spring of 2012 we launched our program with free after school guitar lessons for all Jr High + High School students. After running the program for 3 years, we took a break while we worked on a few other ventures, but we will be coming back in the fall of 2018!

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WHO WE'RE HELPING

We offer free group guitar lessons and scholarships for students wishing to pursue instruction in drums, piano, voice, dance and more. We want every kid to have access to these opportunities. 

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WHAT WE'RE DOING

In the Spring of 2012 we launched our program with free after school guitar lessons for all Jr High + High School students. After running the program for 3 years, we took a break while we worked on a few other ventures, but we will be coming back in the fall of 2018!

See you soon!

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WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

The positive effects of music on a child are immeasurable. 

It increases their self esteem, it keeps them engaged and off the streets, it improves their academic performance and it increases the likelihood of graduation.


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Did you know?

Middle school and high school students who participated in instrumental music scored significantly higher than their non-band peers in standardized tests. University studies conducted in Georgia and Texas found significant correlations between the number of years of instrumental music instruction and academic achievement in math, science and language arts.
Music majors are the most likely group of college grads to be admitted to medical school.  Also, a study of 7,500 university students revealed that music majors scored the highest reading scores among all majors including english, biology, chemistry and math.
 
Sources
University of Sarasota study, Jeffrey Lynn Kluball; East Texas State University study, Daryl Eirick Trent
"The Comparative Academic Abilities of Students in Education and in Other Areas of a Multi-focus University,"  Peter H. Wood, ERIC Document No. ED327480