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Music education gives students skills and knowledge that will help them succeed in school and in life.

Far too many schools lack music programs. Help us change that.

Learn more about the benefits of music education and the state of music education in New York, and make your voice heard. Below are some of ETM’s favorite resources. For more information about how you can get involved, please contact us at

Why Music Education Matters

Music and Arts Education in New York City and New York State

Resources for Parents, School Leaders, and Community Members

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Education Through Music Advocacy In the News

ETM is raising awareness of the need for music education in our schools

“The forgotten art of teaching the arts: Support the creative skills in a local industry driving the city economy”

An op-ed by ETM Executive Director Penny Swift
The New York Daily News, November 18, 2019