With music in schools, students connect to each other better-greater camaraderie, fewer fights, less racism and reduced use of hurtful sarcasm.

Eric Jensen Arts With the Brain in Mind

Let’s Level the Playing Field

The ASA has visited 26 Schools (and counting) in all 5 Boroughs of New York City.

  • 3,800 + Student Participants
  • 5 Programs tailored for students of all abilities
  • 60+ Master Teachers from Broadway and Cabaret

Students who participate in school band or orchestra have the lowest levels of current and lifelong use of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs among any group in our society.

H. Con. Res. 266 United States Senate

The schools that produced the highest academic achievement in the United States today are spending 20% to 30% of the day on the arts, with special emphasis on music.

International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement