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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.

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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The MusicianShip Acquires the Washington Area Music Association And Brings Back The Wammies

The MusicianShip Organization Acquires the Washington Area Music Association And Brings Back The Wammies Changing Lives With Music FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Washington, D.C. – On Monday, August 6, members of the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) were notified that despite WAMA’s announcement to dissolve earlier this year, the highly-popular Wammie Award Show would be […]

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Dianne’s Recital 2018 Wows with Special Guest Appearance by Marcus Johnson

The MusicianShip kicked off August with Dianne’s Recital, an annual performance featuring our talented students. Each year, this special event honors the memory of one of our organization’s founders, Dianne Grainger, whose passion and purpose was to serve youth through music. This year’s event did not disappoint: Our students brought their A-games to serve up […]

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Undercover Musician: Thomas Hatcher

Welcome to our content series called Undercover Musicians. In this series, we talk to friendly humans who have everyday jobs – accountants, nurses, and lawyers – and who also have previous or current careers as singers, songwriters or musicians. Thomas Hatcher is next on the list for this series. By day he’s an Adjunct Professor in […]

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Dianne’s Recital featuring guest celebrity performer Marcus Johnson!

Dianne’s Recital is an evening of musical artistry you won’t want to miss! This event on August 1st showcases our students performing show-stoppers with voice, dance, brass, woodwind & percussion. As a bonus, our talented music media and business students will wow the crowd with their visual presentations. The icing on the cake is Marcus Johnson – an independent […]

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Read about Washington Youth Choir Spring Concert.

The Washington Youth Choir Delivers a Captivating Spring Concert

The evening of Tuesday, June 5th was unforgettable for the attendees of the Washington Youth Choir Spring Concert at Columbia Heights Education Campus. Under the artistic direction of Gregory Watkins, our students poured their hearts out with a variety of well-known songs and original arrangements. In addition, the elite ensemble of the class of 2018 […]

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Supporter Spotlight: Debra Samuel

We are fortunate to have such amazing supporters in our MusicianShip Family, who are just as passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth as we are. Today, we’re highlighting one of our superstar supporters, Debra Samuel. Her exercise sessions started off as a fun way to get fit with a group of […]

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Washington Youth Choir Spring Concert Set For June 5

MusicianShip Family, get ready because our Washington Youth Choir’s Annual Spring Concert is underway! Under the artistic direction of Gregory Watkins, our elite ensemble will highlight a variety of selected songs and crafted arrangements that we’re certain you’ll enjoy. As a bonus, our extraordinarily talented high school students of the class of 2018 will also […]

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Creating Career Paths Through The Arts

Recently, our President Jeffery Tribble Jr. was invited on the DC Works Podcast Show to discuss the importance of connecting career opportunities and mentors to youth. For The MusicianShip, providing mentorship to DC youth is a crucial tool we use to pair students with musicians and creatives that inspire and help position them in a […]

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