"I will never take the things for granted in life that I once did. I have found a constructive and wholesome way to interact with my peers. The bond we share in music spans across our differences, teaching us respect and compassion for one another instead of anger and fear."
- Participant in the correctional facility music program, ArtSpring, Inc., FL
"I really like playing music so I can grow up to be something."
- Student, Kayne Eras Center, Culver City, CA
"It has been my utmost pleasure and pride to watch a young person graduate from our band program to go on to enter college and the workplace with confidence."
- Donn Hallman, Executive Director, Orange Coast Musical Arts, Huntington Beach, CA