Using Music to Make a Difference
Doing something noteworthy with music in your community? DoSomething.org and the GRAMMY Foundation® are looking for young people who have an idea or existing project that uses music to make a difference.
- $3000 community action grant
- All-expense paid trip to the GRAMMY® Awards in Los Angeles on February 8th, 2009
20 First Prize Winners:
- $500 community action grant
Not quite sure what you want to do?
Check out the projects below and take a look at these music based projects and see how other teens are using music to make a difference.
Sounds into Syllables
Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder, Kayla’s unique solution is Sounds into Syllables, a music-based teaching system. It is designed to assist autistic children with their communication difficulties by teaching them how to spell, read, and correctly identify facial expressions for six universal emotions.
Strings with WINGS
After a service trip, Arielle employed her passion of music to teach underprivileged children in Mexico to play violin. With her organization, Strings with WINGS, the education initiative also created a bilingual theatrical piece, to prove how music can transcend poverty lines.