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Programs & Curricula Provides Instruction/Classes Performance Opportunities Provides Instruments Music Therapy Scholarships Grants Check Criteria Here Enter 2 Letter State (or US) tn Organization Services/Functions Mission What it Does Region Served Advance awareness and Provides inter-active performances appreciation of American roots and educational programs for music, its history, and culture by students in public and private schools providing educational and other organizations such as opportunities for people of all ages community centers and after-school American Roots Music X X to learn about these unique kinds programs, primarily in the Middle Middle Tennessee Education of music. Tennessee area. Also produces and distributes written educational materials to teachers. Occasionally produces public concerts and educational presentations. Ensuring that there are always The fund supports programs that funds available to encourage provide the earliest education for promising students as they pursue youngsters in Middle Tennessee and Chet Atkins musical training. added enrichment for those wishing X Middle Tennessee Music Education Fund to pursue music as a career. Beneficiaries are programs that provide music education both as an avocation and as a vocation. Provide quality music education Lessons and instruments are provided programs for financially to disadvantaged and/or at-risk kids at The Joy of Music Youth disadvantaged youth. no charge. A variety of programs Music School X X X X including classes, instruction, band, Knoxville, Tennessee outreach, summer camp, and other programs are offered. Page 18 of 21 MFLA Database Revision: 5.3 Status Date: 09/11/08 Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support Optional 2-Ltr State Abrev (or US) Music Ed. Programs & Curricula Provides Instruction/Classes Performance Opportunities Provides Instruments Music Therapy Scholarships Grants Check Criteria Here Enter 2 Letter State (or US) tn Organization Services/Functions Mission What it Does Region Served Little Kids Rock knows that music Pioneering innovative teaching Hq in San Francisco area is a critical component of a first- methods that are rooted in children’s rate education. We inspire children knowledge of popular music forms additional chapters in: to express themselves through such as rock, rap, blues, hip-hop etc. New York City, New York music, building the creativity, Preparing practitioners such as Newark, New Jersey confidence, and self-esteem that teachers and youth workers to offer Memphis, Tennessee Little Kids Rock X X X X are critical to success in school classes utilizing our methods and Nashville, Tennessee and beyond. materials. Los Angeles, California Providing free musical instruments Oakland, California and trained instructors to children, West Contra Costa especially to those children who do County, California not receive music education. more planned Dedicated to making the joy of Seeks the donation of used musical Hq in St. Louis, Missouri music accessible to every child. instruments from individuals and new Collects and distributes instruments from manufacturers and additional chapters in: instruments to music programs for distributors. MFLA then refurbishes Columbia, Missouri Music For Lifelong the underserved and at-risk the instruments if necessary, and Columbus, Ohio X Achievement children. provides them free of charge to Eastern Tennessee school and community music Hartford, Connecticut programs serving disadvantaged Nashville, Tennessee young people. Northern California Page 19 of 21 MFLA Database Revision: 5.3 Status Date: 09/11/08 Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support Optional 2-Ltr State Abrev (or US) Music Ed. Programs & Curricula Provides Instruction/Classes Performance Opportunities Provides Instruments Music Therapy Scholarships Grants Check Criteria Here Enter 2 Letter State (or US) tn Organization Services/Functions Mission What it Does Region Served Fund music education and art A program of the Tennessee Artist enrichment programs. Guild. Develops and support music programs within Nashville area schools. Raises money to ensure MUSIC4TNKIDS X X elementary schools offer music Nashville area, Tennessee programs. Organizes the Cool Strings” after school guitar program (sponsored by Guitar Center and Middle TN Electric) Making quality music instruction Instruction provided by volunteer available to children from low faculty of musicians from the income families. Encouraging Nashville music scene. Over 500 student participation in the cultural courses, including introductory life of the community. classes, individual and group lessons in all band and orchestra instruments, W. O. Smith Music School X X X piano, guitar and voice. Provides Nashville area, Tennessee computer assisted instruction. Three choirs, string ensemble, wind band, and other performing groups for ensemble experience. A week long resident summer music camp. Page 20 of 21 Music for Life Alliance Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support Music Ed. Programs & Curricula Provides Instruction/Classes At-Risk/Under-served Youth Performance Opportunities Tax- Deductible Non-Profit Provides Instruments Music Therapy Scholarships Regional National Grants Seeks Seeks Seeks Name On the Web At Contact Volunteers Instruments Donations Mission What it Does Region Served Via mail, email, or phone. See Fund music education and art A program of the Tennessee Artist Guild. Jeff Smagacz, President Contact info enrichment programs. Develops and support music programs within MUSIC4TNKIDS Nashville area schools. Raises money to ensure 9123 Concord Hunt Circle elementary schools offer music programs. MUSIC4TNKIDS www.music4tnkids.com 858 X X Organizes the Cool Strings‖ after school guitar X Nashville area, Tennessee X Brentwood, TN 37027 program (sponsored by Guitar Center and 615-828-7658 Middle TN Electric) firstname.lastname@example.org Delivering music education to children Provides, via a paid 'internship' opportunity for and teens and connecting exceptional our aspiring Music/FA educators, music music educators with children and teens instructors from academic institutions into MusicForSuzy in child care and youth development childcare centers and Boys and Girls Clubs. P.O. Box 9186 centers. Utilizes existing academic institutions and their X X Music/Fine Arts programs. MFS is funded in X X Music For Suzy www.musicforsuzy.org 860 Scottsdale, AZ 85252-9186 metro Phoenix area, Arizona part by the National Association of Music (602) 617-6577 phone Merchants (NAMM), the Arizona State email@example.com University Herberger College of Fine Arts, and GENZ BENZ Enclosures, Inc We need your help for Donations can be made conveniently Create an environment in which all Main activities: 1) Our General Music Education particular events as well via charge card at the YMOC young individuals and their families have Program 2) Neighborhood Program and 3) Nina Krane Barber as on ongoing day-by- website. the opportunity and support to obtain Grandchildren to Grandparents Program, a fund- President day operations. Please music education, develop and polish raising performance event. Corona, California Young Musicians Opportunity of www.ymoc.org 1820 7620 E. Cornell Avenue X X contact us by e-mail their musical talents, and contribute X greater Los Angeles, X Colorado Denver CO 80231 California area firstname.lastname@example.org or by acquired skills to the community. (720)-810-5440 phone (303) 750-1553 to apply. For information on Giving Programs The EMMA exists to provide residents EMMA programs provide quality music for your organization, please contact of the East Metro, St. Paul, Minnesota education at affordable rates regardless of EMMA directly at 651-292-3392 region with opportunities to hear, study, financial means, race, age, gender, or level of East Metro Music Academy and perform music. We value ability. Teaches at 10 locations, including 1702 Suburban Avenue neighborhoods, education, students, churches, schools, park and recreation centers East Metro Music Academy www.emmamusic.org 230 X X opportunities, faculty, assistance, and social service centers. Provides arts X St. Paul, Minnesota X X St. Paul MN 55106 651-292-3392 diversity. education to all persons, regardless of financial means or level of ability. Some music lessons are provided in a bilingual format. To be continued… 99999 Total Organizations: 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 337073f8-48b8-4fd7-8947-c442133e03a6.xls Page 21 of 21
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