The Dan Schmitt Gift of Music and Education Fund
The Dan Schmitt Gift of Music and Education Fund is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free and low cost instruments, music lessons, and education emphasizing sustainable, positive outdoor activities for youth in Michigan and beyond.

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Horizons Alternative School - Keweenaw

A look into Gift of Music programming at Horizons alternative school in Keweenaw county.

Jan 20, 2014

I'm Still Young VIDEO

The Gift of Music Fund and local Kalamazoo organizations brought music education into a local classroom during the summer of 2013. Students independently wrote, practiced, and performed this song over the course of a handful of weeks. Mentors and artists from Double Phelix Studios guided the process and helped in the performances.

This program was made possible through collaboration with and support from the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Communities in Schools Kalamazoo, and Double Phelix Recording.