Music Instruments & Supplies for NYC Kids

by Education Through Music, Inc.
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Music Instruments & Supplies for NYC Kids
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Music Instruments & Supplies for NYC Kids

Project Report | Jul 10, 2019
Music Education Extends Beyond The Classroom

By Lisa Mongillo | Grant Writer

Happy Summer from ETM! With another amazing school year in the books, we’re thrilled for the growth and achievements of the 34,000 students across New York City who participated in ETM music programs at their schools—including 10,000 children whose schools partnered with ETM for the very first time. With support from donors like you, these children – 85% of whom are from low-income households – received a well-rounded education that included comprehensive, quality music instruction. Your generosity helped ensure that children in all five boroughs had the instruments, supplies, and resources to spark learning through music.

The gains students make in their ETM music programs are evident to their parents and guardians, who have taken time to share their observations on how music education has affected their children over the past year. Parents of children at ETM partner schools in the Bronx and Queens recently shared:

“My son’s social skills have increased, he has developed confidence, he LOVES music, he enjoys singing and dancing. Overall the music program has had a tremendous positive impact on him.”

“The [music] teacher has taken into account that my child is special needs and does not learn at the same pace the other children learn. But she has [found how] to incorporate him into the class. My son is always eager to participate in his music class. He wants to learn and he expressed an interest in joining the school band.”

“I notice that the [music] program keeps my child focused and busy… Even through making a mistake, she keeps trying to get it right instead of giving up easily.”

“The music teachers are wonderful and very supportive. They create an atmosphere where my daughter thrives and aims to be the best. It empowers and emboldens her to even communicate on another level. My child gets the opportunity to share music with other people outside of the school, and I have noticed a new appreciation and love for music. Through the program I see her leadership skills growing and she is able to advocate on behalf of herself and her peers.”

With your support, students across the city have developed skills, gained knowledge, and sparked a passion for music that will stay with them for years to come. Thanks to you, ETM is putting more children on the path to a brighter future. We have already secured multiple new partner schools for this fall – when our programs will expand to serve more students than ever before. Thank you for helping us make access to music education a reality for the children who need it most. Don’t forget to share this report with a family member or friend to let them know the incredible difference supporting ETM’s programs can make!

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Education Through Music, Inc.

Location: New York, NY - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @etmonline
Project Leader:
Kaitlin Hines-Vargas
Director of Development
New York , NY United States
$8,629 raised of $25,000 goal
192 donations
$16,371 to go
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