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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.

July 30, 2022

CLass size reduction could mean cuts to arts programs

July 18, 2022

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Lower class sizes vs. music and art: We probably can’t have both

Executive Director Dr. Janice Weinman responses to the New York State legislature voting to lower class sizes in the New York City schools by highlighting its unintended consequences, and calling upon the governor, mayor, chancellor, and local elected officials to ensure that music and arts programming not be sacrificed.

June 29, 2022

Education Through Music 30th Anniversary Gala Raises $1 Million To Keep Music Alive In Public Schools

Education Through Music celebrated its 30th Annual Benefit Gala on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The gala included over 400 people and raised over $1M. ETM makes music education a reality for 20,000 K-12 students in under-resourced NYC schools annually.

June 14, 2022

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Students are behind after the pandemic, and schools are crunched to catch up before state tests
Director of Curriculum and Programming Stephanie Nantell argues that when schools prioritize subjects like math and science over art and music as teachers in an effort to reverse “learning loss” caused by the pandemic, students miss out on the impact of arts education.

December 2, 2021

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The art of a rounded education: As NYC schools work to counter learning loss, they must offer more music and art

Interim Executive Director Dr. Janice Weinman calls upon Mayor-elect Eric Adams to support music education in our schools during his upcoming tenure.

November 24, 2021

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Nonprofits must step up to support teachers

ETM Board Chair Richard Bernstein highlights the importance of nonprofits’, including ETM, support for teachers, who in turn help young people in his op-ed in Philanthropy News Digest.

November 12, 2021

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