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Performance at the Community Music School of Springfield

Funding List

Fiscal Year 2021 Total: $440,000


Organization City/Town Grant
18 Degrees Pittsfield $20,000

Kids 4 Harmony: to provide opportunities for children to succeed and grow to their full potential through musical study and accomplishment in a supportive environment fostering confidence, discipline, teamwork, pride, aspiration, and community engagement.

Boston Children’s Chorus Boston $20,000

Integrated Music and Social Justice Education Program: to support an integrated music and social justice education program for over 500 children to deepen educational impact.

Boston City Singers Boston $20,000

Inspiring Young Voices: to transform the lives of young people by providing safe and inspiring opportunities to grow through joyful expression.

Boston String Academy Boston $20,000

Boston String Academy Youth String Orchestra Programs: to increase access to quality music education in Allston, Roxbury and Chinatown communities that lack intense and excellence driven ensemble music programming.

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras Boston $20,000

Intensive Community Program (ICP): to offer classical music training for students of color and low-income students in Boston.

Bridge Boston Charter School Boston $20,000

Bridge Boston Music Program: to cultivate non-cognitive character strengths and executive functioning skills for low-income Boston youth through intense high quality ensemble experiences.

City Strings United Newton $20,000

City Strings United: Strong Skills Program: to elevate students’ leadership, musicianship, and self-management skills to equip them with greater confidence to overcome obstacles and realize their potential for excellence.

Community Day Charter Public School – Prospect Lawrence $20,000

CDCPS Community Strings Program: to deliver a high-level violin training in a challenging but nurturing environment to Lawrence 3rd through 8th graders at CDCPS.

Community Music Center of Boston Boston $20,000

Music From the Center: to support a program that provides students at three Boston Public Schools the opportunity to engage in school-day group string instruction and continue their learning in the summer with ensemble instruction.

Community Music School of Springfield Springfield $20,000

Sonido Musica: for Springfield Public School students to learn to play an instrument and the basics of music literacy, build confidence and artistic identity, and gain skills that apply across disciplines.

Conservatory Lab Charter School Boston $20,000

El Sistema: to provide ensemble-based opportunities that are fully integrated into the school day for students from the Boston neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan.

El Sistema Somerville Somerville $20,000

El Sistema Somerville: to provide equitable access to the pursuit of musical excellence, self-esteem and self-confidence for children in Somerville Public Schools.

Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program, Limited Boston $20,000

Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program: to offer a daily before- and after-school, ensemble music education for Boston Public School students, to help children develop executive functions and social-emotional skills through the pursuit of collaborative musical excellence.

Lawrence Public Schools Lawrence $20,000

El Sistema, Lawrence: to fund the city’s first ever string orchestra program in the Lawrence Public Schools, offering a high quality, four-year pathway of music education in the ensemble setting to Lawrence High School students.

Margarita Muñiz Academy Boston $20,000

El Sistema at Muniz Academy: to provide an intense high quality music program to all students Margarita Muniz Academy.

Merrimack Valley Community Music School Andover $20,000

Lawrence Public School Middle School Band Program: to start middle school band and elementary school bands as well as private lesson programs in the community.

Musica Franklin Colrain $20,000

Musica Franklin: to support an immersive after-school music ensemble program for at-risk students, teaching self-control and focus through the discipline of playing in an ensemble.

musiConnects Boston $20,000

musiConnects Residency Program: to fund a program using of chamber music to positively impact the growth of young people in community centers and schools, as musicians and as citizens who are independent, community minded, and can work together to resolve conflict.

Springfield Public Schools Springfield $20,000

The SciTech Band: to advance leadership, pride, self-discipline and creativity of students of the High School of Science and Technology of Springfield through the study and performance of music.

The Boston Conservatory at Berklee Boston $20,000

Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs: to fund the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs, a catalyst for the inclusion of individuals with special needs in all aspects of arts education.

Worcester Chamber Music Society Worcester $20,000

Neighborhood Strings: to provide free instruments and music lessons in string instruments, and an intensive mentorship by WCMS teaching artists to Main South neighborhood youth.

Worcester Public Schools Worcester $20,000

Burncoat UNITES After School Instrumental Program: to support an after school instrumental program for Worcester Public School students in Grades 4-9, providing youth development and ensemble opportunities that may not be available at their home or school.

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