Mission: To provide long term musical training to promising children in financial need across the country by linking them with qualified music teachers willing to teach at a reduced rate.
Results: We have reached over 7,600 disadvantaged children nationwide with active students in all 50 states. Our dedicated and caring teachers have logged over 565,000 hours of instruction time which equates to over $15 million in in-kind donation.
Target demographics: Low-income children nationwide from early childhood through age 18.
Direct beneficiaries per year: There are approximately 1,000 students actively involved in lessons at any one time throughout the year.
Geographic areas served: Nation-wide
Programs: Provide opportunities to children in Musiclink programs to receive ongoing lessons, performance opportunities, receive achievement awards and attend music camps. Acquire and distribute musical instruments and music to children in Musiclink programs. Move pianos into student's homes and have them tuned. Repair band instruments for loan to students. Recruit teachers for Musiclink programs and provide them with grants and teaching materials. Approximately 800 active teachers at any given time.
Teachers interested in becoming an active MusicLink teacher, should contact Debbie Ruth firstname.lastname@example.org