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Photo Above: Founder Damon Marks speaks to a student assembly at Mosaic Preparatory Academy in East Harlem, NYC, about the importance of music education.

The first program to get cut in most public schools is the music program. Music is a vibrant and expressive force which unlocks our creativity and transcends cultural barriers. Children who possess musical proficiency and knowledge of music theory have a greater chance of success in academic disciplines such as math and science. The Traveling Guitar Foundation believes that the rebuilding and fortification of schools’ music education programs is essential to the holistic development of current and future students.

Founded in 2010 by guitarist/songwriter Damon Marks, the Traveling Guitar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which provides musical equipment and support for school systems across the United States that are struggling to finance their music education programs.

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Through our efforts, we work to ensure that the equipment we donate is used regularly and properly for the betterment of students’ educational, artistic, and social development. In so doing, we hope to catalyze students’ creativity, foster their intellectual growth, and expose them to the joys that music can bring.

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4 new schools have been confirmed for Winter/Spring 2015 Session. Stay tuned for more details.

Since its inception in 2010 the Traveling Guitar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has helped bring the love of music to more than 30,000 students in schools throughout the United States.

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