Joplin Music Relief Project

I wanted to thank the many contributors to the Joplin Music Relief Project and list them below! Abilene Christian Schools – Abilene, TX Action Trophies & Awards, Bart Bailey – Carrollton, TX Alexander, Aaron Allen, Carol – West Melbourne, FL – Donation to Band Baker, Sheryl – Bentonville, AR Beaver Dam High School, Richard Zeman – Beaver Dam, WI Bonathan, Kathy Brown, Carolyn – Conway, AR Central Kitsap Junior High Band, Jennifer Jenkins – Silverdale, WA Carroll Musical Instrument Rentals – New York, NY Claudia Taylor Johnson High School – ...

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Joplin Music Project Final Update

Good Day, I wanted to take a moment to update all of our interested sponsors and giving partners on the status of gifts that The Foundation for Music Education generated and forwarded to the Joplin Schools for their music programs.    I want to thank all persons and organizations for their generosity.  A total of #14,2264.06 was donated.  The monies collected and donated were designated for a specific ensemble and/or equally divided between the band, choir, and orchestra programs. I have also attached a message responding to the music donation from the Joplin ...

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Top Twenty Reasons A Child Should Study Music by Debora Torres Patel

Music is like math and Spanish or Latin: It's a foreign language, one that can help develop learning, motor and comprehension skills. Learning music or playing an instrument opens doors to new opportunities. What's more, music's fun.   All you need to do is visit the kids’ audio/video section of your local CD shop and you will be bombarded with a multitude of educational enhancement products to buy. You may find ‘Baby Einstein’ or ‘Brainy Baby’ and an abundance of similar merchandise to make your child smarter. These types of goods can be a wonderful way ...

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