Guitars in the classroom

Guitars in the classroom

Through a special series of yoga classes taking place at the Morrison
Hotel Gallery Loft and taught by NY-based instructor Alexandra Moga,
the music integration charity Guitars in the Classroom will receive funding to support the development of teacher workshops in Manhattan and Brooklyn New York City public schools.

Guitars in the Classroom brings people and companies together for the purpose of saving and strengthening music in American classrooms while boosting student engagement and academic performance. Parents and teachers, school administrators, musical products manufacturers, music retailers, business owners, local foundations, trade associations, and music lovers of all kinds who understand the importance of music find a way to make a difference, right away, through Guitars in the Classroom.

GITC reaches all kinds of students with free daily music making for learning- English Language Learners, children at risk, those with special needs,learning disabilities, pre-schoolers through middle schoolers, children and youth from every income bracket- by training
their classroom teachers to play guitar, lead singing, facilitate
student songwriting on academic topics, and include music making in the school day.

The New York City program is currently training teachers at Brooklyn’s PS 230 and with the help of generous donations from sponsors and participants of the yoga series at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, GITC will be able to expand its programs into more schools in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Guitars in the Classroom currently reaches over a quarter of a million
students each year by training their teachers to lead music making in
the general classroom. Their free programs are offered in 25 states at
this time, with plans to expand to all 50 as they grow.

Guitars in the Classroom brings people and companies together for the purpose of saving and strengthening music in American classrooms while boosting student engagement and academic performance. Parents and teachers, school administrators, musical products manufacturers, music retailers, business owners, local foundations, trade associations, and music lovers of all kinds who understand the importance of music find a way to make a difference, right away, through Guitars in the Classroom.

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