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"We underestimate the importance of music at the expense of our youth."
– USA Today

In The News

See who is taking notice of the importance of music education.

Parlando: Musical Matters with Vivien Schweitzer

Two passionate educators – Dr. Kevin Johnson, instructional supervisor at Education Through Music, and Anne Fitzgibbon, founder and executive director of the Harmony Program – discuss the value of music instruction, the disruptions of the pandemic, and the many social and academic benefits that kids reap from a solid music education.

May 19, 2021

The Bronx Buzz | Penny Swift

Host of The Bronx Buzz, Gary Axelbank, is joined by Penny Swift, Executive Director of Education Through Music, to share her thoughts on the importance of teaching music as part of our rebuilding.

May 6, 2021

What New York City’s Education Sector and All Who Care About It Should Take Forward From a Year of Remote Teaching and Learning

Two weeks before schools closed last March, our team at the New York City nonprofit Education Through Music brainstormed ways to provide music lessons online so that students wouldn’t miss a beat.

April 21, 2021

Come together: Why music class is an essential refuge for students amid COVID-19 pandemic

We underestimate the importance of music at the expense of our youth.

February 26, 2021

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