Music is one of our greatest resources for managing our emotions, stimulating our creativity, and enhancing our performance. Music is also one of the key ingredients to creating a healthier and happier life. The goal of WHY Music in Schools is to improve the lives of millions of young people and their families by providing them with the knowledge and tools to optimize the benefits of music for their social and emotional well being.
The design and creation of music-infused programs and resources that provide students, teachers and parents with engaging and accessible ways to manage stress, regulate emotions, improve creativity and performance, adapt to change, and cultivate healthier relationships with the world around them. Programs include:
Through far-reaching online platforms, partnerships, and collaborations, WHY Music will serve thousands of individuals looking for ways to overcome the challenges of stress and optimize their emotional wellbeing. In addition to offering invaluable and transformative life skills to the students in the pilot group, the Music-Based SEL program is designed to provide an invaluable proof-of-concept – to shift public perception around and increase support for music in education. The successful outcome of the pilot will inspire and support much-needed funding for music, arts and integrated social and emotional learning programs in schools across the country, helping millions of young people to live healthier, happier and more productive lives.
Singularity University Labs
Art and Services for the Disabled
Artbeat for Humanity
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Born this Way Foundation
Glasgow Caledonian University
International Children’s Media Center
Hey U.G.L.Y. (Unique Gifted Lovable You)
Find Your Light Foundation
– Frank Fitzpatrick, Founder/CEO, EarthTones