Awarded Schools

In the 2021/2022 school year, 1,197 instruments and 560 accessories, such as mouthpieces, method books, and music stands, were donated to 49 schools across the nation.

  • Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy, Los Angeles CA
  • Samuel Gompers Middle School, Los Angeles CA
  • Bessie Carmichael Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Claire Lilienthal Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Clarendon Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Cleveland Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Dolores Huerta Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Dr. Charles R. Drew College Preparatory Academy, San Francisco CA
  • El Dorado Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Hillcrest Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • John Muir Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Jose Ortega Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • McKinley Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Mission Education Center Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Paul Revere Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Spring Valley Science Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Sunnyside Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Sutro Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Visitacion Valley Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • West Portal Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Wilmington Middle School STEAM Magnet, Wilmington CA
  • Ida B. Wells Middle School, Washington DC
  • Randle Highlands Elementary School, Washington DC
  • Dillard High School, Ft. Lauderdale FL
  • Beecher Hills Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Boyd Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Cascade Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Dobbs Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Kimberly Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • M. Agnes Jones Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Miles Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Peyton Forest Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • West Manor Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Murphey Candler Elementary School, Lithonia GA
  • Stephenson Middle School, Stone Mountain GA
  • Joseph E. Gary Elementary School, Chicago IL
  • Mary Miller Junior High School, Georgetown IL
  • L.H. Marrero Middle School, Marrero GA*
  • Charles Sumner Elementary School, Boston MA
  • Curtis Guild Elementary School, Boston MA
  • David A. Ellis Elementary School, Boston MA
  • James Otis Elementary School, Boston MA
  • Camden-Frontier Schools, Camden MA
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, Charlotte NC
  • Rocky Mount Middle School, Rocky Mount NC
  • P.S. 121 Throop, Bronx NY
  • Mount Pleasant High School, Providence RI
  • Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts, Providence RI

* Funded by Music Rising

Beecher Hills Elementary music teacher, Mr. Stephen Jackson, shared his students are hard at work learning to play their new instruments. MHOF donated 27 instruments to Beecher Hills Elementary School in Atlanta GA.

“This gift will be transformational for our program as it will afford students that in most instances without your assistance would not be able to receive opportunities as such. A debt of gratitude to you, and the foundation for your commitment to serving the underserved.”
Israel Charles, Dillard High School, Fort Lauderdale FL

America’s Got Talent host Terry Crews surprised students at Samuel Gompers Middle School in Los Angeles with new instruments – enough to start a new string program at the school. Watch the heart warming reveal.

Gary Elementary mariachi students excited to play their new violins, vihuelas, and guitarrón at a Mother’s Day performance in Chicago IL.

“Through the work and donation from Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation you are helping us to rebuild, protect, preserve and perpetuate the local music and musical culture. Your contribution will help to ensure that the music not only stays alive but moves forward and gets passed on to the next generation.”
Jeremy Williams, Band Director, Marrero Middle School, Marrero LA