Dr. Tiffany Cox, Give A Note MEIA Grantee and Lake Worth High School Band Director, recently received her student’s shipment of Instrument Masks and bell covers through the Let’s Play Music Fund. Check out how it’s brought the band back together and show your support for more band programs in need by donating today!
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Give A Note Foundation announces a new partnership with Meloquest’s Keys and Kingdoms – an epic adventure game that makes piano learning seamless and fun. Teachers get access to the game to use with their students for FREE simply by clicking the “Request Access Code” button, and filling out the form linked below.
As our world adjusted to the circumstances that limited our in-person social interactions, educators were thrown into a whirlwind of revamping their teaching methods to ensure their students could continue to learn. We sought ways to feel grounded, found security in the small things that assured us the world was still turning. We canceled flights, […]
Written by guest contributor J. Bleese The audio signal chain refers to the path of an electric audio signal. Knowing how this chain works is useful for any student, teacher, or anyone involved in learning or teaching music. Apart from mastering recordings or setting up live performances, you can also use this knowledge in troubleshooting […]
Give A Note is excited to partner with Practicing Musician in support of our mission to bring awareness to the importance of music education and to nurture, grow, and strengthen music education opportunities — for every student, every school, and every community. Your students will rent instruments this school year so they can participate in […]
by Stacey Swanson, Give A Note Board Member When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words and I […]
Our friends at the CMA Foundation brought together artists and music teachers to bring some fun music learning to all of us at home this summer and invited our 2018 MEIA grantee, K. Michelle Lewis, to teach us how to make the Mbira instrument using items we can find in our house: wooden dowels (or […]
MEIA Grantee David Milnes and his colleagues at Egg Harbor Township High School in New Jersey felt terrible that the students missed their spring concerts and musical. So they put on a virtual showcase, granting the school choir, band, and strings members the opportunity to perform. They also worked together to record one of the […]
Give A Note is proud to join more that 50 national arts organizations and companies in support of the unified statement Arts Education Is Essential. The creative and collaborative aspects of learning music is an essential part of keeping students engaged and connected during this challenging COVID-19 environment. Music educators are uniquely prepared to continue […]
Ben Thompson is a 2019 Give A Note Music Education Innovator Award recipient. This video features music created by his students as well as some of their testimonials about the program. Ben originally taught physics at Northeast Early College, an urban high school with a highly structured learning environment focused on rigorous academics, technology, and […]