Support New Orleans Music Education by Watching A Brief Video | Relix

The Roots of Music “promotes self-sufficiency, working directly with economically disadvantaged at risk youth in New Orleans, developing the talent of young musicians while helping increase academic achievement and decrease at-risk behavior.” For every view of the clip below through Super Bowl Sunday, the StubHub Foundation will donate $1 to the organization (up to $50,000).

The Roots of Music Program fills a void in music education programs in New Orleans educational institutions. Where marching bands were always an integral part of the New Orleans middle schools, this has changed drastically after Katrina and many schools don’t offer music programs anymore. Today the program serves over 100 students, making up a full marching band that is successfully parading the city since Mardi Gras 2009.
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