National Nonprofit Little Kids Rock Rebrands to Music Will With Goal of Reaching One Million More Kids in Next Five Years

–Major Artists Lend Support with Response to What Music Will Do–

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Little Kids Rock, the most important nonprofit music program in U.S. public colleges, today unveiled a daring new brand, Music Will, with artist support throughout all kinds of genres from Slash and Usher to Hozier, Mavis Staples and Darryl DMC McDaniels. The 20-year-old nationwide nonprofit goals to bring the reward of music to one million extra youngsters in the next 5 years.

“For 20 years, we’ve been leading the charge to innovate the way students learn and make music,” said Little Kids Rock Founder and CEO, Dave Wish, a former elementary college music teacher. “Starting at present, we’re Music Will and hope everybody will embrace the change by ending the sentence with their own tackle what music will do.”

What began as one elementary faculty in a single metropolis has expanded to 6000+ schools, in 928 cities and towns across 50 states. To date, Music Will has introduced free music lessons and instruments to 1.2 million college students throughout the country and trained a nationwide community of teachers to bring highly-inclusive, culturally-responsive, student-centered music education to college students, using genres together with hip hop, rock, pop, Latin rap and country.

“None of this would be potential with out the assist of passionate lecturers, public faculty systems, non-public donors, corporate partners and artists who care sufficient to pay it ahead,” mentioned Wish.

Many legendary artists have lent their assist to the motion by providing their perspective on what music will do. Examples embody: Slash “Give you a huge artistic outlet;” Usher “Define you;” Hozier “Give you an area to know your self, perceive your self;” Mavis Staples “Heal your physique and make you’re feeling good;” and Darryl DMC McDaniels: “Knock down the walls that separate us.”

“Long-time music instructor at Miramonte Elementary in South Los Angeles, Jose Vergara, believes music schooling is an essential factor to the social and emotional growth of every baby. “Music is life altering,” says Vergara. “It makes shy college students confident, creates neighborhood, builds friendships and provides a secure place to express your self.”

Music Will transforms lives by reworking music schooling. For extra info, visit or follow us on social @musicwillofficial.

SOURCE Little Kids Rock

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