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Education Through Music Chosen as Finalist for 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Education Through Music (ETM) has been chosen as one of the fourteen nonprofit groups from across the city as finalists for The New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards for demonstrating excellence in nonprofit management practices.  The Nonprofit Excellence Awards recognize outstanding management practices in NPCC’s Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence, which are: results …

Education Through Music’s 2018 Benefit Gala Supports Music Education to New York City Schools

Pictured: ETM Board Chairman Richard Bernstein, 2018 Children’s Benefit Gala Honoree Joe Galante, and ETM Executive Director Katherine Damkohler.   Education Through Music (ETM) celebrated its Children’s Benefit Gala on Monday, June 25th, 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street.  Over 400 supporters attended the event to raise over $800,000 for music education programs in New York …

Newly-Released Study Confirms That Music Education Supports Improved Student Academic Achievement

Dutch researchers have published a first-of-its-kind study confirming that regular, structured music education uniquely provides cognitive benefits that can lead to improved academic performance. The study examined whether receiving structured music lessons during the school day improved children’s cognitive functions compared to visual arts or no arts lessons. They found that children randomly assigned to …

Education Through Music Selected for Morgan Stanley’s 10th Annual Strategy Challenge

NYC nonprofit Education Through Music (ETM) has been chosen as one of 14 nonprofit organizations by financial services firm Morgan Stanley for their 10th annual Strategy Challenge. Since 2009, Morgan Stanley employees have committed over 81,000 service hours, providing tailored recommendations to 117 nonprofits to help support organizational goals. “We cannot thank Morgan Stanley enough …

Education Through Music Continues to Expand Student Reach with New Partnerships

Education Through Music (ETM) has partnered with 14 new schools in New York City for the 2017-2018 school year to bring its comprehensive music education program to every student at the schools. Through these partnerships, ETM hires, trains and mentors the music teacher, provides classroom set up, offers a complete curriculum and ongoing support and …

Education Through Music Strengthens New York City Music Teachers’ Skills with Orff Training

Education Through Music (ETM), a New York City nonprofit focused on rebuilding music education in New York City schools, is providing its second series of Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Courses, Levels 1 and 2 as a two-week professional development course to ETM and non-ETM affiliated teachers. This course prepares music teachers to better serve ETM …

Education Through Music Names Penny Swift as New Chief Operating Officer

Education Through Music (ETM) announces the appointment of Penny Swift as Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. The ETM music education program has steadily grown over the last 26 years, doubling in size since 2012. The new position of Chief Operating Officer was created to support the significant growth of the organization. At ETM, she will …