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April Music Student of the Month

We are happy to announce that Amanda Eneh from Charter Oak Cultural Center is our April Music Student of the Month!

March Music Student of the Month

Congratulations to Mariangel Letriz, a violin student from Music Haven and our March Music Student of the Month!

Music Empowers Action and Compassion from CT to NOLA

Living out its mission to ensure that every child has access to music education, SpreadMusicNow recently partnered with the Preservation Hall Foundation to coordinate an instrument donation to students in the Travis Hill School at the Youth Study Center, a juvenile detention facility in New Orleans. The instruments were generously donated by Connecticut music store owners Tom and Cathy Zamecnik and their Clinton Music Center.

February Music Student of the Month

Our February Music Student of the Month is Shaquille Keniin from PROJECT MUSIC. Shaquille has been playing the trombone for a little over a year and is a hard-working, dedicated student.

January Music Student of the Month

We are excited to announce that Jason Albe├▒o is our January Music Student of the Month! He was nominated by Angie Durrell, Founder and Executive Director at INTEMPO.

December Music Student of the Month

We are excited to wrap up 2018 with our December Music Student of the Month, Adrian Martin-Davis! At just 14-years-old, Adrian is already a very accomplished student and is actively involved in his community.

November Music Student of the Month

Ashley Chen, an 8-year-old music student from New Haven, CT, is our November Music Student of the Month. She is a violinist at Music Haven and is very talented. Congratulations, Ashley - we are all very proud of you!

The Intersection Between Philanthropy, Technology and Music

Years ago, most people probably wouldn't have thought there was much correlation between music and technology. Sure, for a long time now, producers have used computers and audio equipment to fine-tune music and edit songs. But for the most part, singers sung, musicians played, and the technology experts spent their days rapidly typing away on their keyboards and solving complex computer issues that involve way more than just restarting your machine. However, times have changed, and with the growth of social media and virtual communities, the gap between technology and music has gotten smaller.

October Music Student of the Month

We are pleased to introduce you to our October Music Student of the Month, Jacob Rismay! His passion for music and his incredible work ethic are truly inspiring!

Ukelele and SpreadMusicNow

SpreadMusicNow is committed to supporting music education because they know firsthand the benefits that children derive from learning and playing music. Multiple studies have shown the positive impact of learning an instrument on brain function and the parts of the brain that control hearing, memory, and motor control. And this is where ukelele comes in. Yes, ukelele.