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Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana Join Students’ Virtual Music Class

By |February 10, 2021|

Montclair, NJ –– Since its founding, U.S.-based nonprofit Little Kids Rock has worked with 10-time Grammy winner Carlos Santana’s Milagro Foundation to bring music education to schools across the country. Mr. Santana and his wife, virtuoso drummer and vocalist Cindy Blackman Santana inspired Little Kids Rock students in Los Angeles with a virtual visit [...]

Dozens of Professional Musicians Join Together for an All-star Instrumental Rendition of The Beatles Classic, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” With Proceeds to Benefit Music Education in Public Schools

By |October 8, 2020|

Los Angeles, CA–– Joey Sykes, guitarist for the legendary rock group The Babys, brought together a group of leading musicians to help preserve music education in schools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected more than 7.5 million Americans. Since early 2020, when it became apparent that the [...]

Little Kids Rock Welcomes New Board Members

By |September 25, 2020|

Little Kids Rock is honored to welcome four new members to its National Board of Directors: Stefani Scamardo, founder of Hard Head Management and Evil Teen records, Brian Hardgroove, record producer, bassist, drummer and member (on hiatus) of the legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy, Priscilla Shaw Rahn, 26-year veteran public school Master Teacher, [...]

Striking a Chord

By |September 21, 2020|

Imagine that you have the unenviable task of deciding which program to cut from your child’s school. Which do you choose? More often than not, to the dismay of parents and teachers, the answer is music and/or arts programs. “83% of teachers and 73% of parents say budget cuts in [...]

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