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Education Through Music

Preparing Students Today for Tomorrow's Workplace

Katherine Damkohler | Posted 02.18.2016 | Education
Katherine Damkohler

It is imperative that we not lose sight of the benefits of a well-rounded education - one that fosters creativity and innovation - which is essential for our children's future job prospects and future success in life.

How to Save the Music

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Education
Elizabeth Baudouin

Cords for Music is a social enterprise I started last year. We produce and sell jewelry and design objects. We give a portion of all our sales to organizations that support music education in public schools and underserved communities.

Bringing Back What Works in Education

Katherine Damkohler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Education
Katherine Damkohler

Why is music important? We hear from Education Through Music partner schools that students are more engaged, attendance rates increase, and academic achievement rises. Numerous other research and data have confirmed the positive impact of music education in schools.

Hitting the Right Note in Education Reform

Katherine Damkohler | Posted 06.09.2013 | New York
Katherine Damkohler

In inner-city schools, much of the arts curriculum has been stripped out over the years. In many cases, the curriculum has become too basic, especially in the poorest communities.

Jaicko Partners with 'Music Unites' Charity to Inspire Students

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Edgar

It's not everyday that a pop star stops by a middle school and performs his newest single. But that's exactly what happened when Jaicko, the up-and-coming Barbadian singer, visited students at a school in Harlem.