The Word of the Day is commUNITY!

Ms. Ussery: Okay, boys and girls, look at the board. What word can you find within the word COMMUNITY? Class: (Shouting the answer in excitement) UNITY! Ms. Ussery: You’re so smart. Yes, it’s the word UNITY. Do you know what UNITY means? (Waits for response) Charlotte: Unity means when people come together. Ke’Shawn: …like when […]

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Musical Mentoring: Music Doing Good in Service

Music Doing Good in Service was created last September to provide piano accompaniment for soloists, ensembles, choirs, and musical theater students. As a former educator, Program Director Phillip Hall saw the growing need in the community. As budget cuts continue to plague school districts, hiring part-time accompanists is just cost-prohibitive. Without proper rehearsal time or […]

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Wrapped in Love

Inhale…Exhale…Inhale…Exhale… Now…Inhale beauty. Exhale all that does not serve you. Repeat the mantra several times for yourself. Inhale beauty. Exhale all that does not serve you. Imagine being an impressionable, young girl who faces obstacles that hinge upon the color of her skin and her cultural background. Her mental landscape is painted with questions:  Do […]

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Announcing the Marie T. Bosarge Affiliated Fellowship in Rome!

University of Houston’s Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts made a big announcement last week. The Marie T. Bosarge Affiliated Rome Fellowship was established at the American Academy in Rome. The Fellowship offers UH arts students a year long, one of a kind research opportunity and the chance to find mentors, collaborate with colleagues […]

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In. My. Feelings. Tickets Are On Sale Now!

Rehearsals are getting very serious at Askew Elementary, Gregory Lincoln Education Center and Cummings Elementary as they prepare to perform “In. My. Feelings.” on May 11th at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. They are memorizing their lines, rehearsing choreography and practicing their blocking to ensure that the performance is precise and professional.   […]

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Press Release

Musical Outreach Programs Expanded with Music Doing Good in Service

Program provides free piano accompaniment to Houston-area music students HOUSTON, TX  (February 14, 2018) – In an effort to further support Houston-area students who wish to study music, Music Doing Good is announcing the launch of a new outreach program. Music Doing Good in Service provides free piano accompaniment to music programs around the greater […]

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My Instrument Grant: Julie Lambert

Since 2014, I have watched hundreds of children receive instruments from Music Doing Good. To witness the joy that it brings them is truly priceless. One of my favorite parts of my job is to accompany the program director on instrument grants. Not once did I imagine what it would be like to be on […]

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