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December Music Student of the Month

Congrats to Emily Huyhua, our Music Student of the Month! Emily plays the Violin, Charango, and Guitar at INTAKE Music in Stamford, Connecticut. She was nominated by Angie Durrell, the Founder and Artistic Director of INTAKE Music.

November Music Student of the Month

Congratulations to Nicolas Vierra, our Music Student of the Month! Eight-year-old Nicolas is a thriving, funky percussionist who attends All Saints Catholic School in Norwalk, Connecticut. He was nominated by Ms. Tianan Hargrove, who is a big fan of the young drummer.

October Music Student of the Month

Christopher Plummer was chosen as student of the month in October because of his excellent musical ability, positive attitude, and fearlessness in performing. Congrats!

September Music Student of the Month

Congratulations, Kamrin Wilson, our September Music Student of the Month. She was nominated by Ian Taylor, her former teacher and current executive director of PROJECT MUSIC.

August Music Student of the Month

Cheers to Kwaku Darko! Kwaku is our August Music Student of the Month, nominated by Jess Hogan, the general music teacher at E.B. Kennelly School in Connecticut.

July Music Student of the Month

Congratulations to our July Music Student of the Month, Ivan Cox from Music Haven. Ivan is a great student who always has a smile on his face.

June Music Student of the Month

Congrats to Cameron Tillman for being selected as SpreadMusicNow's Music Student of the Month! He was nominated by Susan Mazer, the Director of Arts Programs at Charter Oak Cultural Center. Read the full story to get the scoop on Cameron's musical talent!

May Music Student of the Month

Congratulations to Rinaz Jamal, SpreadMusicNow's Music Student of the Month for May! Rinaz was nominated by Laurie Bradbury, the Assistant Executive Director of Kids Empowered By Your Support, after Rinaz submitted a piece to the 2017 Connecticut Great Teachers Essay Contest, "My teacher has inspired me...".

April Music Student of the Month

Congratulations, Valeria Gomar, for being nominated as SpreadMusicNow's April Music Student of the Month. She was nominated by Angelica Durrell who is the Founder and Artistic Director of INTAKE Organization in Stamford, Connecticut.

A City, A University, and A School District: New Haven’s Musical Partnership

March is Music in Our Schools Month so we've been focusing our efforts on showcasing the benefits of in-school music education and finding programs that understand its value. We asked Rachel Glodo of the Yale School of Music to share her story regarding the Music in Schools Initiative and their mission to support strong in-school music education. Many of their graduate students spend hours each week in a public school music classroom, coaching, mentoring, and supporting New Haven’s young musicians. Learn more about this impactful partnership.