MUSIC IN SCHOOLS
As music programs in schools continue to decline, the Music Performance Trust Fund has been increasing its support and commitment in this area. At present, approximately 35% of available funds are earmarked for in-school programming. The MPTF is proud to co-sponsor programs that not only present live music to the children, but also incorporate historic, instrumental and theoretical workshops. To continue its funding of these invaluable programs, MPTF is broadening its local and nationwide search for philanthropic support. Below represents just a few of MPTF’s invaluable school programs.
JAZZ EDUCATION & POETRY SERIES
FROM LOCAL 65, HUSTON, TX
Is to provide training and educational activities for
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONCERTS
BUFFALO, NEW YORK
Each February, during Black History Month, MPTF provides full funding for concerts held in the neediest of inner-city schools of Buffalo, New York. The concerts are performed by musicians of diverse ages and cultures at schools that have lost their music programs. For most of these school