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.
* 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