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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.

Save The Date: The MusicianShip Gala on November 15, 2019

  As we approach our 10 Year Anniversary Gala on November 15th, 2019 we have so much to celebrate! It’s our 10th year of ‘Changing Lives with Music’ and we’re continuing to grow! This year, we will return to the French Embassy to dance the night away with Honorary Chairs such as Senator Chris Van […]

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Thank You – Dianne’s Recital Was a Hit!

Dianne’s Recital, as usual, was a festive affair that featured nearly 150 student performers. This student-run production was a day to remember, jam-packed with musical, dance, oral, and media presentations. If you’d like to feel a part of the action, take a look at pictures from the evening! To donate to our most worthy cause, […]

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The Washington Youth Choir Performs on June 5th at 7 PM!

Sweet, powerful and soul-stirring. That’s the sound of the Washington Youth Choir rehearsing and preparing for a phenomenal show next Wednesday. If you’ve never heard them before, now is your chance to hear the choir perform with key performances from three of their seniors! You can buy tickets HERE (and DCPS students attend for free […]

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Thank You From the Executive Director of The MusicianShip

Dear D.C., On Saturday, May 11, you kept the funk alive at the 6th Annual Funk Parade. Despite the day being fraught with literal and figurative rainy moments, you exuded the Funk Parade spirit—a spirit of love, togetherness, cultural celebration, and one that emerges from the trenches, against all odds. When The MusicianShip was asked […]

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Funk Parade Announces 2019 Performers

WASHINGTON DC [April 10, 2019] The DC Department of Funk is excited to announce our initial line up preview for the 2019 Festival!  All of the performances will be taking place on Saturday, May 11th at over 20 venues and stages around the city.  This announcement is just the initial line up with more bands, […]

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FUNK PARADE RETURNS MAY 11TH

Annual Funk Parade Returns with New Leadership, Acts & Wristband Portal! WASHINGTON, DC [April 4, 2019] – Funk Parade season is upon us. The official theme for the entire 2019 Festival is “Keepin’ The Funk Alive.” The theme is a celebration of the restored vision and commitment of The MusicianShip to grow the festival into […]

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Wammie Weekend – The Winners, Photos, and a Survey!

The DC Region’s famous Wammie Awards returned this year with a two-day weekend experience that celebrated the beauty and diversity of the region’s arts and music scene. 2019 Wammie Awards Winners To see who took home the prizes, visit our Winners List. Wammie Weekend Photo Collection To relive the weekend through photos, visit our collection […]

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The Wammie Awards Returns with Two-Day Experience

31-year-old Music Celebration to Highlight DC Artists & Musicians with Conference and Awards Show FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – DC – The MusicianShip, a charitable non-profit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences and opportunities, announces The Wammie Awards’ new two-day experience. Wammie Weekend will start with a Day Conference on Saturday, March 30th and culminate with […]

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The MusicianShip Acquires the DC Funk Parade

  The MusicianShip will now be home to the DC Funk Parade! Starting in 2019, the community-based music and arts festival which boasts 70,000 attendees each year will be produced by The MusicianShip. What’s the DC Funk Parade all about? “It honors the power of bringing people together and making them feel all right,” says […]

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