Overview  >  The ELMA Music Foundation  >  In-School Music Programs

Focus Area: 
In-School Music Programs


We succeed when all children participate in high-quality, sequential music programming in primary and secondary schools. Our Investments in this Focus Area are concentrated in The United States.

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We invest in organizations implementing these approaches:

  • Build the capacity of schools and school systems to deliver high-quality music education
  • Support music educators through competency-based training, mentoring, and coaching
  • Improve sustainability of in-school programming  

We measure these outcomes to assess our impact:

  • Increased number of students participating in sequential music classes  
  • Sustainability of financial and human resources required to execute high-quality music classes and programs
  • Expansion of music classes improves overall education outcomes

Current Investments