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Stop 'Defending' Music Education

Peter Greene | Posted 08.18.2016 | Education
Peter Greene

Today I ran across one more xeroxed handout touting the test-taking benefits of music education, defending music as a great tool for raising test scores and making students smarter.

Music Program Serves Philadelphia Youth

Peak Johnson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Peak Johnson

The goal of the music and arts program of the Salvation Army in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware is to provide disadvantaged youth from their 60 corps community centers access to quality instruction.

Robbie Couch

This Music Teacher's Job Was Cut, And Now He's Even More Driven To Bring Arts Education To Kids | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

Corey Ferrugia had every reason to give up on music. The 29-year-old who lives in Los Angeles had to fight to get accepted to the competitive Univ...

Sebastian Ruth Brings Free Music Lessons To Underserved RI Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For musician Sebastian Ruth, providing music lessons to poor Providence, R.I. students started as a small project and has evolved into a full-time cal...

Barry Manilow Charity Helps Las Vegas School Music Programs

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

When public school budgets get cut, it's no secret that arts and music programs are usually the first to go. Luckily for students in Las Vegas, that w...

The Brooklyn Steppers March Forward, Giving to the Community and Gaining in the Process

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

In high school I had been manager of our marching band in Ohio. It was a grueling task, but rewarding to see my friends play and march so well. The ...