Horns in Hand 

Horns in Hand is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing musical instruments and music education to children at little or no cost.  Tax ID: 81-3155065


Eric Stoneking

Eric Stoneking

Eric Stoneking has been teaching music in the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho area for over 20 years. While studying music education and child psychology at the University of New Mexico, he developed his fun-first approach to teaching music. His high energy, passionate teaching style has often been compared to that of Jack Black in School of Rock. Teaching general and instrumental music to children of all ages, in both public and private schools around town, Eric Stoneking has inspired thousands of children to share in his love of music.

Chadd James

Chadd James

Chadd James is a professional  musician and teacher in the greater Albuquerque area. He is the primary saxophonist for many different musical groups.  In addition to teaching and playing, he is highly in-demand as a horn section leader as well as a studio musician.   During the school year he works in depth with students at many local schools as well as Hummingbird Music Camp.  Chadd specializes in flute, saxophone and clarinet with special emphasis on jazz and music education.   To learn more about Chadd James, visit MusicByChadd.com.

There are many ways you can help!  You can make a cash donation, you can sponsor and instrument, or you can buy an item from our shop. Help a child experience the gift of music.

 

 

 

 

 

 


News Archives

  • Forum January 1, 2020
    Journal of Research in Music Education, Volume 67, Issue 4, Page 379-380, January 2020.
  • Infant Vocal Imitation of Music January 1, 2020
    Journal of Research in Music Education, Volume 67, Issue 4, Page 381-398, January 2020. Infant vocal production has been studied mainly from the perspective of language development. We studied it from the perspective of singing development by analyzing a 15-month-old’s imitations of songs. The infant wore a recording device that yielded a continuous, 16-hr audio […]
  • Associations Between Musical Participation and Young Children’s Prosocial Behaviors January 1, 2020
    Journal of Research in Music Education, Volume 67, Issue 4, Page 399-412, January 2020. Collective music making has been associated with the emergence of prosocial behaviors in children and adults. Yet, the associations between participation in early childhood music education programs and prosocial skills in young children remain elusive. The purpose of this exploratory study […]