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Little Kids Rock is the original pioneer of “Modern Band” in the United States public school system. The increasing presence of Modern Band and popular music education at the primary and secondary levels shows the need for music education majors to be trained in Modern Band prior to entering service. Little Kids Rock partners with colleges and universities across the country to share best practices, and create sustainable coursework in popular music education

Incorporate Modern Band pedagogies into your pre-service music teacher education programs and receive hands-on instruction and popular music instruments. Apply Now!

Place your student teachers in highly-effective urban music programs where they have the opportunity to see vetted master teachers provide culturally relevant music education to students. Learn More

Our annual Modern Band conference convenes hundreds of Modern Band leaders from across the country. Join Us

Our staff guest lectures are an excellent way to introduce your music education majors to Modern Band and our unique pedagogy. Learn More