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Sometimes we have so much going on, we can barely keep up! But we use this space to keep The MusicianShip community - students, parents, donors, supporters and advocates - up to speed on what we're doing as well as what our world of music education is doing. Subscribe to stay connected.

What Do Jill Scott, AeroSmith and John Williams Have in Common?

All three of these musicians support music education and they are not alone. Most causes – from animal rights to disaster relief to homelessness – have a cadre of celebrities who champion them, but for many musicians and artists, music education is personal. We’ve highlighted eight musicians who have shown extraordinary commitment to providing music […]

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Meet Father, Drummer, Producer: Jamal Moore

The MusicianShip is fortunate enough to have earned the admiration and support of world renowned musicians – our Ambassadors. From time to time, they serve The MusicianShip as mentors, instructors, and clinicians. One of our Ambassadors, Jamal Moore, visited our program and performed for 160 students. Although Jamal has played with P. Diddy, T.I., Kelly […]

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Undercover Musician: Jim Reznikoff

We bring in the new year with the second edition to our ongoing series “Undercover Musician” where we discuss folks who live among us across various industries and are unexpectedly…. also musicians. Check out our chat with Jim Reznikoff, a corporate executive and Board member for The MusicianShip. You’re currently the VP of Operations for […]

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Opportunity to Give!

Now that you’ve finished your turkey and hopefully the leftovers too, it’s time for the holiday with a purpose! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all just warm ups for giving to support great causes, lending a helping hand, and gifting money to those about whom we care. If you consider The MusicianShip‘s commitment to providing music experiences for youth […]

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Arts is added to STEM K-12 Curriculum

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon presented an amendment that adds arts education to the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum. The amendment was unanimously passed through the now STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) caucus. This amendment effects K-12 education around the United States, recognizing that the arts are vitally important […]

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We’ve Only Just Begun…

Music For More 2015 Most people are familiar with The MusicianShip’s summer camp, but year round, we provide great programming at public schools who desperately need music education. This fall, we are teaching and mentoring 70 students in 3 schools, and we know that we still have more students to reach. Over the next 30 days, […]

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Undercover Musician: John Simson

We’re doing a series on “Undercover Musicians” – folks who are accountants, nurses, and lawyers – but who also have previous or current careers as singers, songwriters or musicians. First up is John Simson, the Executive in Residence at American University’s School of Business. Mr. Simson is an entertainment attorney, professor, advocate for artists’ rights […]

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So Why Do You Teach Kids Classical Music?

Do you ever hear Top 40 music and wonder “Where’s all the jazz? Where’s the chamber music? Doesn’t anyone enjoy a good symphony these days?” Today’s youngest generations may laugh at the thought of Beethoven or Miles Davis cracking the BillBoard list, but many classicalized art forms were the standard  in previous decades. Music that formerly […]

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Jam with The MusicianShip This Saturday!!!

The MusicianShip is pleased to invite you to the Columbia Island Marina on September 19th to relax and jam with New Jersey’s Burning Red Sun. If you RSVP by September 17th, admission is free, however all proceeds will benefit  our organization’s efforts to change children’s lives with music! More Details: Columbia Island Marina (located on the Lyndon B. […]

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The MusicianShip has a new website!

Same Address – New Website! In our 6 year history, The MusicianShip has had the opportunity to provide music lessons, opportunities and experiences, and in short – change lives with music. In these six years, we’ve created countless memories, inspired futures, and we humbly believe we’ve contributed to music education in a meaningful way. But it’s […]

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