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

  • The Effect of Jazz Improvisation Instruction on Measures of Executive Function in Middle School Band Students August 9, 2019
    Journal of Research in Music Education, Ahead of Print. Research investigating links between academic achievement and active music instruction has not previously differentiated between different types of instruction. In the current study, 155 seventh- and eighth-grade middle school band students were divided into two groups. Both groups received 2 months of instruction in jazz phrasing, […]
  • Effects of Pitch Source on Pitch-Matching and Intonation Accuracy of Collegiate Singers August 6, 2019
    Journal of Research in Music Education, Ahead of Print. In this study, we examined the effects of multiple reference pitch sources on collegiate singers’ accuracy in pitch-matching and intonation tasks. We also investigated which reference pitch source participants preferred and for what reasons. Participants (N = 99) sang a two-measure excerpt of Joseph Dearest, Joseph […]
  • Who Enrolls in High School Music? A National Profile of U.S. Students, 2009–2013 August 2, 2019
    Journal of Research in Music Education, Ahead of Print. The purpose of this study is to construct a complete demographic profile of high school music ensemble students using nationally representative data for the U.S. graduating high school class of 2013. We make use of restricted-use data from the National Center for Education Statistics High School […]