Girard Estates: A Repurposed Church Based On The Expansion Of People’s Musical Development

Girard Estates: A Repurposed Church Based On The Expansion Of People’s Musical Development

To find Philly Sound Studios and the South Philly School of Music and Arts, you must follow the sound of the drums. Across from a row of homes at 2829 S. 18th St., a converted church with bright red doors offers the residents of South Philly a place to not only get their music produced but […]

 

Kensington: Ministry Keeps Musical Dreams Alive

Kensington: Ministry Keeps Musical Dreams Alive

Saturday afternoons inside The West Kensington Ministry are filled with the voices of excited young kids and the melodies floating off of the instruments they are so diligently learning to play. The West Kensington Ministry music program began within the last year and was put together by Caroline LaRochelle with the help of the ministry’s […]

 

Cedar Park: Music Program Proves Instrumental to Young Students

Cedar Park: Music Program Proves Instrumental to Young Students

The major budget cuts the School District of Philadelphia had to endure had a direct impact on music and art programs throughout the schools. Established in 2011 at St. Francis De Sales School, Play On, Philly! has been able to provide students with another way to learn musical instruments in a school setting. Play On, […]