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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

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AFTERNOON/EVENING CLASSES

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

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CONCERT PERFORMANCES

Our musicians live rich and exciting lives

in Cincinnati’s vibrant arts community.

16 Concert performances in 2015

Reaching thousands of new audience members.

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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.

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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

EMPOWERMENT THROUGH
MUSIC PERFORMANCE

Melodic Connections provides music therapy services to individuals in Greater Cincinnati through five programs, fulfilling our mission of empowering special learners through low or no cost music therapy-based instruction. We believe Music Therapy is a powerful tool that should be within everyone’s reach.

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