"Welcome to The People’s Music School. If you think all you are doing is learning music here, you are missing half of what we are trying to teach you.”
This is a familiar refrain for the 10,000 kids and families we’ve served in the last 40 years. In the 6 years they spend on average with us, we are bound in a pact to grow in music, in society, in character. Through music, we raise determined and creative leaders who understand what it takes to excel despite circumstances.
The month of June is absolutely crazy-town for us. Months of hard work culminate in students nailing the right notes in their jury exams and scoring high on their behavioral and service evaluations. And we wrap up the long school year with #Performapaloozathon – a day of engagement that brings our community of performers, friends, and supporters together from all across the city.
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