"When I get angry music allows me to calm down and redirect my anger in a positive way."
- Student, 15, Achieving Recovery Through Creativity, St. Charles, MO
"It is difficult to put into words how much the guitars have impacted my students. Each new song I introduce makes them work harder. The responsibility level of my students has also increased dramatically."
- Heather Arnold, Music Teacher, Woodin Elementary School, Bothell, WA
"So far, only one released PREF graduate has re-offended and has been returned to prison in the past 24 months. That percentage is unheard of in corrections. PREF programs work — including the music program — of course."
- Bob Groves, Volunteer Music Teacher, Plainfield Re-entry Educational Facility, Plainfield, IN