MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS
Put a guitar and proven music therapy interventions in a
teacher’s hands and watch the magic happen!
More than 130 public school students are receiving music therapy interventions in 16 special education classrooms.
62% of students interacted with a group of peers
65% of students displayed an improvement responding to a greeting
73% of students showed improvement taking turns
83% invited a peer to join an activity
At Melodic Connections, everyone gets to perform like a rock star.
More than 70 special learners are receiving music-therapy informed
classes in voice, guitar, keyboard and drums.
100% of participants reported improved self confidence
79% improved communication skills
64% improved fine motor skills
82% demonstrated improved direction following
Our musicians live rich and exciting lives
in Cincinnati’s vibrant arts community.
21 Concert performances in 2014
Thousands of new audience members reached
SUMMER SOCIAL SKILLS CAMP
Summer is a time to maintain important social skills
by making music together.
More than 40 students get a one-week camp experience full of music,
fun and socialization.
60% of students increased communication skills
48% of students increased showed behavioral improvement
51% of students increased their social skills
ADULT CONSERVATORY PROGRAM
Melodic Connections is home to a powerful
community of performing musicians.
Sixty musicians participate in our adult day program
30% of students have formal goals regarding guitar and voice
18% of students have formal goals regarding drums and keyboard
88% of students have a goal addressing their social relationships
30% of studio musicians regularly perform in public concerts