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Music Will (formerly Little Kids Rock) gets kids playing the music they know and love within minutes of picking up an instrument.

Music Will's modern band program connects learning to the music that kids (and their instructors) already know and love— including rock, pop, and Hip Hop, among others— performed on guitars, keyboards, drums, tech, and vocals. Our program emphasizes collaboration, improvisation, and songwriting so that students learn to use music to express themselves.

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The formula is simple. The opportunity for my students to perform in front of others and share their feelings through original music has literally transformed their lives and their opinion of themselves. My students and I are deeply indebted to th...

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Music Will
John Flora
Public School Music Teacher
Jersey City
NJ

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Great for

  • Teachers and after-school program leaders with a love for music
  • Teachers looking to engage diverse student groups
  • Engaged prinicipals or administrators looking to strengthen school community
  • Public school staff open to innovative ways of teaching and learning
  • Community leaders working with young people ages 5-18

Music Will project essentials

5 Step Guide

  • Register with Music Will
  • Complete the Training
  • Get buy-in
  • Register the class
  • Make Music

Time

Suggested: Project starters agree to implement the program for one (1) academic hour per week, hold a student performance opportunity as available, and complete year-end evaluation.

Resources

More information on how to get started and any resources shared by the Music Will

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Meet the Social Innovator

To be human is to be musical! And there are as many ways to be musical as there are to be human. Join Music Will in building programs that empower kids to draw the music OUT, not DRUM it in!

Dave Wish, Founder & CEO of Music Will

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