Helping Natural Disaster Victims
To help with relief efforts for the natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Texas, Florida and the Caribbean affected areas, these artists and music labels have been announcing donations, releasing music to raise funds, and participating in benefit shows.
Musicians on Call
It’s no secret that music can help you feel better. That’s why Musicians On Call brings music to the people who need it most – hospital patients.
Huff 'n Puffers Pulmonary Harmonica
Who knew playing an old tune was so good for you? At Lutheran Medical Center there is a harmonica class just for patients recovering from a medical issue with their lungs.
Music and the Brain
Music and the Brain™ is a project of the 42nd St. Development Corp. designed to teach public school students to read and play music through classroom keyboard instruction. Since 1997, more than 275 schools and 400,000 students have benefited from Music and the Brain training, curriculum and keyboards.
Music & Memory
MUSIC & MEMORY℠ is a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life.
Playing for Change
In 2007, the Playing for Change Foundation was established as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. Our mission is to create positive change through music and arts education.
My Voice Music
My Voice Music is a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon that engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills, and emotional expression.
Classical Violinist Plays Ozzy Osbourne
In both art and life, violinist Rachel Barton Pine has an extraordinary ability to connect with people. Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classical and contemporary works, her performances combine her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research. But she has another passion: she’s a self-confessed head banger, performing heavy metal with a band.
El Sistema is a publicly financed voluntary sector music education program in Venezuela, founded in 1975 by Venezuelan educator, musician and activist José Antonio Abreu which later adopted the motto Social Action for Music.
The Recycled Orchestra
In an area where there is little hope and limited opportunities to imagine a life beyond a town built on a landfill and surrounded by trash, one man is working to make a difference. Using his love of music and the one resource in abundance in Cateura - trash - he is working to transform the lives of the children and their families.
Worlds Children's Choir
The Choir strives to serve as a voice for children's interests worldwide by celebrating cultural diversity through music, promoting positive international relations, and asking people to work together to create a peaceful, healthy world for children.
Sulumot: Music for Social Change
SULAMOT– Music for Social Change – is an innovative and inspirational music education program for at-risk children. Sulamot focuses primarily on children with the least resources and greatest needs in peripheral areas and underprivileged communities.