creating positive change through
music & arts education

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Get to Know the Students, Teachers and Stories of PFCF's Music Programs

Stand By Me Scholarship Program

Stand By Me Scholarships provide funding for students to attend PFCF music programs for 1 year


Apr 07, 2015

Music In Our Schools? YES!

by Shauna Murray

“Music education matters.” We heard this message loud and clear in the outpouring of support and enthusiatic participation from the Playing For Change community last month. While celebrating Music In Our Schools Month in March, many PFCF students, teachers, parents, community members, and supporters experienced the joy of learning and sharing music, and took action to be part of the positive

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Featured Volunteer

PFC’s Bloomington Ambassador Starts Concert Series Nick Huster

I was first inspired by Playing For Change along with many people in the rest of the world when the Stand By Me video went viral. I started following the media project and fell in love when I saw that the foundation was established and had started providing music education around the world. In college I studied Ethnomusicology, Spanish, and Management, and I have always dreamed of doing work that uses the arts for community enrichment and empowerment.


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Repairs two instruments

Repairs two instruments

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Madal drum

Provides a madal drum, benefiting a child and local craftsman

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