News and Resources
News & Resources
Recent research out of the University of Southern California (USC) further supports what we know to be true: music education has a profound impact on student wellbeing.
This year’s Grammy Awards surprised us by creating a new category: Best Song for Social Change.
Recent research is highlighting music’s capacity to support those who are suffering the effects of Covid.
“Failure” is a scary word in our work. It can be harmful to the young people we serve and damaging to our funding opportunities. But “failure” isn’t an evil term, or even an unhelpful one. Susanne Burns speaks candidly about this in her article in Arts Professional, “Why We Need to Use the F-Word in Evaluation.”
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is taking steps toward realizing its 2022 Equity Action Plan to increase arts participation and engagement in historically underserved U.S. communities.
The Birdfoot Chamber Festival in New Orleans has an 11-year tradition of “youthful, rule-bending style,” often interactive, in unusual venues in New Orleans.
Music-making has palliative capabilities, no matter what stage of life we’re in. Recognizing that truth, the Power of Music Fund will offer £100,000 in grants to 100 community choirs and singing groups across the United Kingdom in an effort to bring the music’s transformational power to people with dementia and their caregivers.
While most of us feature music centrally in our programs, how many of us use it as part of our troubleshooting process?
What young people do with their free time matters, and afterschool music programs play a big role in supporting their wellbeing and success. Happily, a new grant program aims to keep these programs thriving.
Readers interested in the special power of work in refugee and asylum centers will be inspired by a short film just released by the Netherlands-based organization Sounds of Change, which trains changemakers to effect social change through music.