I believe that society thrives when artists prioritize the needs of their communities, so I create social harmony and opportunity through music.

I believe that society thrives when artists prioritize the needs of their communities, so I create social harmony and opportunity through music.

December 10, 2016

Anne Midgette of the Washington Post wrote a sobering review of Eric Booth and Tricia Tunstall’s recent book “Playing for Their Lives”. As the Executive Director of the El Sistema inspired program Play On Philly and founding Board Chairman of El Sistema USA, I would of...

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PBS NewsHour: Why learning to play music helps kids learn everything else better

Art is a powerful tool that can solve society's most compelling problems and we need artists who create with the certainty that they are making a measurable difference throughout the communities they engage.

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Professional Trumpeter & Founder of Play On Philly inspiring social change and harmony through music.

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