Music is important. It ended Apartheid in South Africa. It has helped to feed millions of starving people around the globe, rescued farmers in America, brought attention to political and social issues that need the light of day upon them and has helped to free those unjustly imprisoned. Most of all, is has been a comfort to nearly all who hear it. It can bring joy to the hopeless and freedom to the oppressed. In many places where music has been censured, the first thing people do when they are free is to sing. We need music.
Our newest workshop focuses on the history and future of music, the way it has changed the world, how it is used therapeutically and how it socializes us and makes us smarter and better as a society.
Music needs to be part every social aspect of our lives, from school curriculums to prison reform programs. It is that vital.