Grantee Database

Application ID

YAA-19-7698

Application Type

Youth Arts Action

Approved Grant Amount

19000

Project Description

In The Band’s (ITB) mission is to bring mobile music education to underserved youth by giving access to the tools of popular music along with the mentorship of professional musicians as instructors. Realizing that children growing up in impoverished communities were more likely to be impacted by the cuts to the arts in schools, ITB (formerly Sound Art) was created in 2002 to bring music instruction to the neighborhoods where it was most needed. The overarching objectives of our program are to provide quality music instruction that is culturally relevant to the youth we serve; engage students more fully in school; help at-risk youth stay in school and graduate; build self-confidence; assist youth in developing trusting relationships with mentoring adults; improve cognitive, analytical and creative skills; foster an understanding of personal identity, culture and connection with the community; and, provide training for potential future careers in LA’s multi-billion dollar industries.

Organization Summary

In The Band’s (ITB) mission is to bring mobile music education to underserved youth by giving access to the tools of popular music along with the mentorship of professional musicians as instructors. Realizing that children growing up in impoverished communities were more likely to be impacted by the cuts to the arts in schools, ITB (formerly Sound Art) was created in 2002 to bring music instruction to the neighborhoods where it was most needed. The overarching objectives of our program are to provide quality music instruction that is culturally relevant to the youth we serve; engage students more fully in school; help at-risk youth stay in school and graduate; build self-confidence; assist youth in developing trusting relationships with mentoring adults; improve cognitive, analytical and creative skills; foster an understanding of personal identity, culture and connection with the community; and, provide training for potential future careers in LA’s multi-billion dollar industries.

Organization

SOUND ART

Address

2118 WILSHIRE BLVD STE 1170

SANTA MONICA

Phone

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