Words of Thanks from Roberts Middle School

After Hurricane Harvey, Fred Roberts Middle School in Pasadena ISD was one of the first schools that we heard from in need of help. Many of the students’ families lost their homes, cars and most of their possessions — including their instruments. Music teacher, Mrs. Debbie McKelvey, was determined to keep her students playing. She […]

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Holiday Shopping = Music Scholarships!

Make plans now to attend our upcoming concert, “Generosity,” on December 7th and get your holiday shopping done simultaneously!  All proceeds from the event will send music students to University of St. Thomas, University of Houston, Texas Southern University and Houston Community College! Here are just some of the incredible items on which you can […]

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Answering the Call

After Hurricane Harvey, it was clear that the loss of homes, schools, parks, concert venues, office buildings and even a television station was wide scale and that it would be months before everyone returned to their “new normal.” So many Houstonians were displaced and schools would take weeks to open, but not before some serious […]

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Hurricane Relief All the Way from Ohio!

We are truly grateful to Erica Lawson at American Festival for the Arts for referring Music Doing Good to the incredibly generous people at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio. They serve approximately 300 students at the Oberlin Community Music School who take private music lessons there. Each year, they hold a 30-day practice […]

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Music Doing Good to the Rescue!

Music Doing Good Helps School Music Programs After Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey caused a staggering amount of loss for Houstonians, with damage spread across the city and surrounding neighborhoods.  In the aftermath of the storm flooding, many schools lost musical instruments, with some programs losing their entire collection of orchestra and band instruments. With so […]

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Harvey Instrument Relief: Music Doing Good to the Rescue

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Music Doing Good quickly realized that not only did Houston sustain a devastating loss of residences, commercial buildings, performance halls and green spaces, but that Houston schools had sustained a devastating loss of musical instruments, as well. Thankfully a colleague and friend, Chris Johnson of KMFA Classical 89.5 in […]

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Summer is Over, But the Lessons Live On!!

Music Doing Good loves to hear from the children served by our outreach programs. And we do…a lot! We are truly grateful to understand the impact that music lessons or summer workshops have on budding young musicians. The following story recounts the experience of Solomon Alhakeem, a senior at High Schools for the Performing Arts, […]

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