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See who is taking notice of the importance of music education
This December, the city’s Department of Education released a report about PTA fundraising and spending in NYC public schools. The DOE’s report paints a disappointing but predictable picture: Schools that serve students from wealthy families raise exponentially more money from their PTAs than those that serve students from low-income families.
January 24, 2020
The next generation of young musicians from the Bronx is getting a $20,000 grant from Edenwald-based Teddy Cars. The automobile dealership on Boston Road announced it is distributing the funds equally among 10 school music programs.
December 07, 2019
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
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
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.
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
Education Through Music had its annual benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street.
April 14, 2013
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
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
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
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
August 7, 2015
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
A bicoastal nonprofit group is leading the charge for music education in two of America’s biggest cities.
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
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
NY1 profiles the Education Through Music partner school program, serving 20,000 students throughout New York City.
October 3, 2014
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