MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS
Put a guitar and proven music therapy interventions in a
teacher’s hands and watch the magic happen!
More than 300 students receive music therapy interventions in 25 special education classrooms.
92% of students interacted with a group of peers
84% of students displayed an improvement responding to a greeting
88% of students showed improvement taking turns
99% requested assistance from others
At Melodic Connections, everyone gets to perform like a rock star.
More than 80 students attend music-therapy informed
classes in voice, guitar, keyboard and drums.
100% of parents reported improved self confidence
79% reported improved communication skills
64% reported improved fine motor skills
69% reported improved interactions with classmates
Our musicians live rich and exciting lives
in Cincinnati’s vibrant arts community.
16 Concert performances in 2015
Reaching thousands of new audience members.
SUMMER SOCIAL SKILLS CAMP
Summer is a time to make friends
by making music together.
More than 90 students get a one-week camp experience full of
music, art, drama, fun and socialization.
95% of campers improved or maintained critical social skills like
taking turns and interacting with peers.
ADULT CONSERVATORY PROGRAM
Melodic Connections is home to a powerful
community of performing musicians.
More than sixty musicians participate in our adult day program
100% of our musicians work toward daily musical goals.
88% of students have a goal addressing their social relationships