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The Ensemble seeks to connect and inform all people who are committed to ensemble music education for youth empowerment and social change.

Partners in Music Learning Offering Capacity-Building Grants


Music organizations everywhere are working to provide critical services to young people in these turbulent times. For U.S. organizations that are dedicated to that goal but lack the capacity to keep serving young people, Partners in Music Learning can help.

Forbes Under 30 Summit Comes to Africa


In April, the Forbes Under 30 Summit took place in Africa for the first time, bringing together young entrepreneurs and social changemakers across the world.

Funding for Instruments


Musicians and music organizations struggling with the cost of high-quality stringed instruments should check out two funding organizations working to make music-learning more accessible.

Black Orchestral Network Launches


Last month saw the launch of the Black Orchestral Network (BON), a collective dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable orchestral field for Black musicians across the U.S.

Kickstarter Addresses Social Inequities in Crowdfunding


The Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund will invest in projects by U.S.-based Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx artists on Kickstarter, the largest crowdfunding platform for cultural projects.

Drake Music Scotland Transforms Music Notation Teaching


The nonprofit organization Drake Music Scotland is proving that technology can be more than a replacement for in-person experience.

Dedicate a Song for a Good Cause


Through June 30, Ensemble Connect is curating personalized musical messages that you can send to a partner, friend, or family member through Carnegie Hall’s website, with all proceeds donated to Stand Up To Cancer.

Celebrate the Magic of Mali


Google Arts and Culture, a free educational platform partnering with cultural institutions around the world, has published Mali Magic, a digital exhibition of Mali’s rich cultural and musical heritage and the efforts to preserve it.

Sistema Europe Seeks Venue Opportunities for Young Ukrainian Musicians


Do you know of a concert hall or organization in Europe that would be excited to host a concert by young Ukrainian refugee musicians and their young Slovenian comrades?

International Arts Education Week


The fourth week of May is International Arts Education Week!


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