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THE FORGOTTEN ART OF TEACHING THE ARTS: SUPPORT THE CREATIVE SKILLS IN A LOCAL INDUSTRY DRIVING THE CITY ECONOMY

Last month, City Controller Scott Stringer released a wonderfully detailed report on New York City’s creative economy. Among other revelations, the report finds that “an astonishing 12% of all creative industry jobs in the United States are located within the five boroughs — compared to less than 3% of all jobs nationally.”

November 18, 2019

THROGS NECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHOIR EXPANDS TO ENTIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT

A Throgs Neck elementary school wants to empower their students through music by creating a new choir with fourth and fifth-graders from more than 20 schools in the district.

October 21, 2019

PROVIDING MUSIC EDUCATION TO THE STUDENTS OF DENVER

Research shows that when music education is provided as part of the core curriculum in students have more motivation for school, overall improvements in their capacity to learn, and boosted self-confidence.

October 2019

EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC FEATURED ON ABC 7 NY “TIEMPO”

On January 14, 2018 Education Through Music was featured on the ABC 7 NY public affairs show “Tiempo” which highlights topics of importance to the Hispanic community in NYC.

January 14, 2018

AN EARLY START

Education Through Music had its annual benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street.

April 14, 2013

NEW YORK MIDDLE SCHOOLERS GET COUNTY MUSIC LESSONS

As the Bronx middle schoolers harmonized in their auditorium and plucked out basic chords on ukuleles and guitars, in walked their music instructor, Liz Rose — a Grammy-award winning country songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee.

October 14, 2015

JOSHUA BELL HOSTS AN EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC BENEFIT

Jared Kushner chivalrously held the elevator door open for a gaggle of guests arriving at the Flatiron triplex penthouse of violinist Joshua Bell. The group had come to listen to a performance by Bell on behalf of the nonprofit Education Through Music, which supports music curriculum in underprivileged schools throughout New York City.

January 16, 2013

GRACE HIGHTOWER DE NIRO IS TEACHING ROBERT DE NIRO HOW TO SING THE HOKEY-POKEY

As a girl, Grace Hightower De Niro tried playing the alto saxophone, but she preferred singing and joined the school choir. She has since dabbled in singing, including a song on the Precioussoundtrack and a performance at the Carlyle. “I actually put it on hold,” Hightower De Niro said at the Education Through Music Children’s Benefit gala on Wednesday.

April 11, 2013

A HEARTWARMING SURPRISE FOR AN INSPIRING MUSIC TEACHER

When Ellen and Shutterfly heard about music teacher Melissa Salguero’s school, P.S. 48 in the Bronx, New York, being burglarized, they knew they had to get involved, and boy did they! They gave the P.S. 48 Music Program $10,000 worth of musical instruments and a $50,000 check!

January 11, 2016

VIOLINIST RINGS BELL FOR SCHOOLS

Even Meryl Streep and Glenn Close sometimes find themselves under the weather. The actresses were set to host a cocktail party at the home of violinist Joshua Bell Tuesday night, but a spokesman for the event announced, midevening, the actresses were “in bed with the flu—it’s a crazy epidemic that’s been going around.”

January 16, 2013

BRINGING MUSIC BACK TO SCHOOL

A bicoastal nonprofit group is leading the charge for music education in two of America’s biggest cities.

December 2017

NONPROFIT SPOTLIGHT: EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC IS FILLING A GAP IN AMERICA’S EDUCATION SYSTEM

Students in public schools across the United States are finally experiencing an important switch to quality education, with more schools implementing music education programs that are proven to steer children toward academic excellence.

January 04, 2018

EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC

Music is much more than a form of entertainment. It can help people through a variety of life’s challenges, including physical and mental illness. But, it can also have an impact in the classroom. On this week’s Cityscape, we’re talking with the folks behind Education Through Music, a program that works with inner city schools in New York City.

November 15, 2017

EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC ON NY1

NY1 profiles the Education Through Music partner school program, serving 20,000 students throughout New York City.

October 3, 2014

Una buena educación musical es clave para generar entusiasmo y compromiso escolar

La especialista estadounidense cree que, para avanzar en este sentido, en Chile hace falta generar más investigación local al respecto. Para eso se necesitan recursos que no solo vengan de fundaciones o filántropos interesados.

November 12, 2017