Music Education

Music Education

Founder Eric Stoneking helping a student learn the trumpet.

We believe that music ensembles can be more than just a place to learn music.  They are a community that challenges us to rise to our fullest potential and teach us life skills such as teamwork, self-discipline and leadership. In addition to providing scholarship for music education, many of our board members are also music educators committed to implementing and rebuilding music programs in the community.  Donate now to help to support this vision to educate the students in our community.


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 […]