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How Our Program Works

We believe all children deserve a well-rounded education that includes music education.

Maximizing Student Potential

A student-centric focus on music education is at the heart of what makes our model unique.  We take a comprehensive approach to delivering our program at each partner school, ensuring sustainability and long-term success by:

 

  • Providing music as a core subject for every student at our partner schools
  • Configuring and supplying new music classrooms
  • Recruiting and hiring top notch music teachers
  • Offering a sequential curriculum meeting state and national standards
  • Mentoring and professional development for teaching professionals
  • Developing band and orchestra ensembles
  • Evaluating our program to maintain the highest-quality standards

ETM's Unique Model

Engagement

Principals

Strong principal leadership supporting sustainable, comprehensive music education

Teachers

Qualified and well-trained music teachers with high-quality support and professional development

Parents & Community

Engaged and supportive parents build strong school communities

All Children Deserve Quality
Music Education

Every child deserves access to high-quality music education, taught by qualified and well-trained music teachers.

Educational Components

Music Education

Music is a core subject

Supports Learning

Supports learning in other areas, including math, science, social studies and reading

Improving Outcomes

Improves academic achievement, motivation for school and self-confidence

Interested in starting ETM in your school or city?

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Learn More About the ETM Program

From building a curriculum to training teachers, we are doing everything it takes to serve all children with high-quality music education.

“When kids have access to a music education...they become better students.”

Hear about ETM's impact on students' live.

What Others Are Saying

Principals, teachers, parents and students have great things to say about Education Through Music.

“Music makes me excited to come to school.”

Student

P.S. 76, Bronx, NY

“It’s been such a blessing in our home, not just for my child, but for all the children. You can see the difference from when they first started.”

Sylvia Penalo

Parent at P.S. 91, Bronx, NY

“We have had a dramatic impact on the attendance rate. Children are anxious to come to school, predominantly on the music program days.”

Principal Catherine Helfrich

P.S. 68, Bronx, NY

“There’s a level of creativity that they don’t usually get to tap into in the regular classroom. When they get music, you often see a side of students that you wouldn’t normally see.”

Kristine Raymond

Teacher at P.S. 91, Bronx, NY