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Battle for the Bands Winners Announced

You rocked. You rolled. You helped save music education! Thanks to everyone for submitting videos to Battle for the Bands. You joined the fight to save music in schools. Choosing winners was not easy. Every one of you is a rock star, and we can't wait to see what you'll do next year. And now for the list...






Best Original Music Video and winner of your very own Pop Up Video to be premiered on

Cody Chops

Best Spoken Word Video and winner of a Taylor Acoustic Guitar:

The "Music is Important to Me Because..." Project

Best Parody Video and winner of tickets to a concert in your area:

LMS Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Rock Star Prize and winner of the opening slot at Lollapalooza:

Point 2 Infinity

Scholarship Recipients:

Music's Awesome

GRAND PRIZE WINNER and recipient of $5,000 grant to save music education in your school:

Sodasia Thompson/Joe Pastore (Bay Shore High School)

We can't wait to bring all of your videos to Washington, D.C. to help us in the fight to save music education. Keep on making that beautiful music, and check back to see how you can continue to get involved!


-Greg and Farah