MUSIC IS ART PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
Music is Art offers an ever evolving program line up. Our current programs, initiatives, and events are described below. If you'd like more information on anything please contact us!
MUSIC IS ART FESTIVAL
Each September, the Music is Art Festival attracts tens of thousands of people from WNY and the world. This annual homegrown festival showcases over 700 musicians, dozens of DJs, hundreds of dancers and over 75 displaying and live artists. Our festival also has many family friendly attractions including booths by non-profit partners, our ever popular Kids Village, an instrument zoo and plenty of food and drink!
BATTLE OF THE HIGH SCHOOL BANDS
2020 date coming soon!
Our annual Battle of the High School Bands is a showcase of WNY's best after-school groups. Prizes help them reach their goal of superstardom!
WINTER JAZZ JAM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ Asbury Hall
Our annual event for high school jazz ensembles. An all day experience for groups that culminates with an evening performance for the community.
Over a half million and counting
Music is Art accepts donations of new and used instruments all year long, repairs and refurbishes them, and gets them back into the hands of kids who need them.
Great partners doing great things
Music is Art is proud to collaborate with various organizations and individuals on some exciting projects...check out more information on them here!
LANCE DIAMOND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Applications accepted January 1 - March 31 each year
Available to students in grades 9-12 interested in financial assistance with music based education. Click on the link below for more information.
Program will continue in 2019
Due to the success of our 2018 Artist Showcases at GCR Audio, they will be continuing in 2019. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.