Music in Schools Today

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insidephilanthropy.com

What Are Some Measurable Benefits of the Arts? It's Getting Easier to Say

insidephilanthropy.com One of the perennial challenges facing fundraisers at arts organizations is articulating the value of the arts experience. New research provides compelling talking points on this score.

What is MUSTKazoo?

You saw our video last week with Michael Franti and Matt Nathanson, but what is MUSTKazoo? Our fabulous Board explains!

If you like what you hear, please join us! Grab a kazoo, make a video, and challenge a friend. Let's support music education together! Visit mustkazoo.org to learn more!

MUSTKazoo is a fun and creative way to raise money for music education! Simply record a song on kazoo, donate and tag your friends to do the same! Are you ready for the challenge? We are!

What is MUSTKazoo?

You saw our video last week with Michael Franti and Matt Nathanson, but what is MUSTKazoo? Our fabulous Board explains!

If you like what you hear, please join us! Grab a kazoo, make a video, and challenge a friend. Let's support music education together! Visit mustkazoo.org to learn more!

The Board of Music in Schools Today explains the Kazoo Challenge, and invites YOU to participate! MUSTKazoo is a fun and creative way to raise money for musi...

What is MUSTKazoo?

You saw our video with Matt Nathanson and Michael Franti, but what is MUSTKazoo? Our fabulous board explains!

If you like what you hear, please grab a kazoo and join us! Find out more at mustkazoo.org!

The Board of Music in Schools Today explains the Kazoo Challenge, and invites YOU to participate! MUSTKazoo is a fun and creative way to raise money for musi...

npr.org

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

#goals

npr.org Yoyoka Soma played the song for the Hit Like A Girl drumming contest. She didn't take home the gold, but she's clearly winning at life.

Soulseekers Worldwide

Music everywhere

This is something you have to listen to. In 1992 Jim Wilson got the idea to slow down a recording of chirping crickets. The revealed sound simply was called "Gods cricket chorus". The hidden beauty of nature is astonishing, and we are all part of it! Maybe a reason to think again before squashing an insect too :)

Buy CD here: http://amzn.to/2FEO9BP // Join the Soulseekers worldwide group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/soulseekers.worldwide

en.newsner.com

New study: The more you hug your kids, the more their brains develop

en.newsner.com Much more important than we thought it was.

Matt Nathanson, Michael Franti, and Jay Bowman play "Purple Rain" for MUSTKazoo!

We just can't keep it quiet any longer!

Matt Nathanson, Michael Franti, and Jay Bowman took on the MUSTKazoo challenge! If you're a fan, please join them by making a video and challenging two of your friends, or donate to the Kazoo Challenge in their name! #kazoochallenge #MUSTKazoo

Great news! We got the grant! Or grants, rather. 😉
Read more about the support we've received from the California Arts Council on our blog: http://musicinschoolstoday.org/we-got-the-grant/

🎉Hooray! 🎶

#ArtsCA http://tiny.cc/CAC-G18

Who Remembers?

🎶 I'm just a bill. Yes, I'm only a bill and I'm sitting here on Capitol Hill. 🎶

Humankind Stories

These tiny talented dancers owe their skills to a devoted kindergarten teacher.

Music First! The Mosquito Song

What a pleasure to watch Music First! students in San Bruno sing "The Mosquito Song" with Teaching Artist Tony Owen, yesterday. Congratulations Belle Air Preschool graduates!

Florida Today

This 6th grader thought his mom was still deployed… until this moment.

Roma Downey

Watch as this precious blind and autistic girl plays the guitar for the first time- her reaction will have you in tears. 😭💛🙏🏽 thank you @lightworkers

🎵 It's UNESCO International Arts Education Week! 👩‍🎨

MUST is proud to have been bringing music education and the arts to the Bay Area for 35 years, and we're looking forward to making many more memories. 🎶

To commemorate UNESCO International Arts Education Week, share with us in the comments some of your favorite memories from your own arts education, or of a child or grandchild! We're all ears 👂

musicinschoolstoday.org

May 22 is National Buy a Musical Instrument Day! – Music in Schools Today

Today is Buy a Musical Instrument Day! Share the joy of music with a child by donating a gently used instrument or donating today! Read our latest blog post to learn how, and to discover other ways to celebrate. 🎶

musicinschoolstoday.org May 22 is National Buy a Musical Instrument Day! by admin | May 22, 2018 | Uncategorized | Today is National Buy a Musical Instrument Day! National Buy a Musical Instrument Day was originally May 18, in honor of Meredith Willson, the writer and composer of The Music Man. It has since been moved to M...

time.com

Meet the 19-Year-Old Cellist Who Just Got Booked to Play the Royal Wedding

time.com He plays a borrowed instrument and grew up in a frugal household.

Vox

Draw a line from Stravinsky to Michael Jackson to Bruno Mars--how orchestral music has influenced today's pop!

Musicians from Bruno Mars to Michael Jackson to Britney Spears have used this sound in their pop hits. But the first was a 20th-century Russian composer.

#TBT to the San Bruno #childrensday #bookday! So much fun watching kids experience new instruments and make some noise!

For more glimpses into our programs and events, follow us on Instagram! @musicinschoolstoday

thecoastnews.com

Music roaring back into schools thanks to Sound United, VH1 – The Coast News Group

Great news from Southern California!

“There’s nobody who thinks that music education is not important... this is really something we all should be focused on.”

thecoastnews.com

Students showing off their finished comic books from a MUST arts enrichment class! Teaching Artist, Lyla, says “I gave the students tools to communicate their stories in a clear, fun way. I also gave them skills to overcome the negative inner critic.”

60 Second Docs Presents

Bench makes friends.

nytimes.com

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Gets $46 Million Gift

nytimes.com The donation, one of the largest ever to an American music school, will help build a $185 million performing arts center and residential tower.

nytimes.com

California Today: Los Angeles’s New Superintendent on the Challenges Faced by Schools

nytimes.com Wednesday: Austin Beutner on the district’s budget, California sues the administration over emissions, and an actress is honored for her work.

nytimes.com

An Orchestra Adopts a City, One Kid at Time

nytimes.com When the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra started an after-school music program 10 years ago, it had 30 students. Now it has 1,300 — and counting.

Happy #teacherappreciationweek and #teacherappreciationday to our wonderful Teaching Artists and all the hard-working teachers out there! #teachersrule

First 2 Know

You will not believe the talent of this little kid!
Thank You Evan Le Official

washingtonpost.com

Class size matters a lot, research shows

washingtonpost.com Can we stop pretending it doesn't?

ATTN:

What do YOU think?

Utah just decriminalized letting your kids play outside.

nytimes.com

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Gets $46 Million Gift

nytimes.com The donation, one of the largest ever to an American music school, will help build a $185 million performing arts center and residential tower.

A Plus

Mr. Sorto's Class has some serious moves.

Because of Them We Can by Eunique Jones

Listen to this big brother put his baby brother to sleep with a Yoruba lullaby. It's the perfect thing to hear to end the night.

Video credit: Poshjosh

*posted with permission

#cutenessoverload #becauseofthemwecan

The Wall Street Journal

In Scotland, some doctors find solace and humanity in poetry.

mirror.co.uk

Three boys found man about to jump off bridge, grabbed him and didn't let go

mirror.co.uk Devonte, 13, Sammy, 14, and Shawn, 12, are to be nationally recognised for their bravery and compassion

artsedalliance.org

Art as Collective Movement :: the 2018 Curriculum Slam

Congratulations to Maria de la Rosa, one of our teaching artists, on participating in the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area Curriculum Slam! Join us and watch six incredible art educators present their seven-minute stories of bringing creativity, critical thinking, and innovation to their classrooms. Thursday, April 19, 6-8:00 PM at Intersection for the Arts, 901 Mission St, Suite 306, San Francisco.

artsedalliance.org Teaching art is itself a powerful art form. Join us to celebrate, and be inspired by, the most talented arts educators in the region. The Arts Ed Alliance Curriculum Slam will showcase the way educators bring creativity, critical thinking, and innovation to their classrooms. Presenters will have

Anderson Cooper 360

The White House claims there is no evidence that after-school programs help children succeed. http://cnn.it/2n7APhF

kqed.org

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

kqed.org Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica explain how a school redistributed funds to bring back arts education and saw student behavior improve dramatically.

Small Thing Big Idea

"Down down, baby, down down the roller coaster..."

Hip hop owes a lot to the queens of double dutch.

Getting creative with the comic book class at Washington Manor Middle School! 💥🦖 #artseducation #comicbooks #art #drawing #comics #musicenrichment

npr.org

Not My Job: Gov. John Kasich Get Quizzed On K-Tel

Governor John Kasich gave a shout out to STEAM education this past weekend on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!

npr.org The governor of Ohio faces three questions about the company which invented the infomercial (and also made those '70s music compilation albums like 25 Polka Greats).

A 2016 study revealed that singing and instrument playing directly and positively impacts self-esteem in adolescents!

California Alliance for Arts Education

“Having the arts underfunded in schools is such a disservice to our young people — not only to their soul, but also to their future.”

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