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Alumni Grant Recipients


Javier Abad Corral '07 will present La Magia del Cinema, offering performances, workshops, and an e-learning platform to teach youth about cinema and music in Baracelona, Spain.

Mark Amberg '88 and the Clearspring ES School of Rock will teach middle-school children to play instruments and perform in ensembles in Damascus, MD.

Michael Cusick '87 will provide music- education materials through the Monrovia Public Library in California.

Charles Elston '90 will host an artist residency with Jack Gladstone and Rob Quist for 80 students and 1,600 audience members at the Dickson Middle School in Dickson, TN.

Todd Glacy '86 will offer performance-based drum-circle training and events in Saco, Maine.

Joffrey Jones '76 will offer songwriting workshops covering music theory and lyric writing in New Jersey.

Joseph Kostecki '08 will provide an innovative arts-based music therapy program for individuals with disabilities between the ages of 21 and 30 in Rochester, New York.

Sharon Maenza '91 will help to promote volunteerism and community service at a Spring Mardi Gras Festival, which celebrates local music, art, and food in Saratoga, NY.

Mike Reynolds '77 will present live musical performances in a small venue for adult users of cochlear implant hearing devices with the help of the Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation in Somerville, MA.

Hans Schuman '90 will continue his JazzReach jazz academy in New York City-area schools. The four-year curriculum benefits serious teenage musicians.

Philip Small '91 will update the recording studio facilities at West Los Angeles College in California.

Joseph Smyth '79 will present "We Are the World: Percussion around the Globe" at 25 middle-Tennessee-area schools.

Sean Wallace '08 will install a computer music lab for recording, composing and other music-related projects for students in Athol, MA.

Ko Wong-Horiuchi '10 will offer a music technology program for underserved youth at the Community Music Center and YMCA in Boston.

Sagit Zilberman '09 will administer Projekt Grzegorza Rogali in Poland. The goals are to inspire stronger Polish-Jewish dialogue and, by embracing the traditional music of both cultures, establish an example for an emerging generation of musicians.