Music for All Monterey County





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Your Voice Matters — Get Involved Today

The new Local Control Funding Formula gives school districts in California more funding and more flexibility — and more responsibility to reach out to and listen to the community.
This means you and me!

What an historic opportunity! This means that every action we take increases the chances that arts education will be prioritized and increased in your district in 2017-2018.

Music for your brain video update

“How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain” by Anita Collins – less than 5 minutes
(please watch, share and/or download: click on the video to play and then right click and “save video as… to your desktop”, or copy paste the url link and share on facebook)

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We can restore music and the arts for all students.

Step 1: Find Your District

Open as an Excel Sheet or a pdf document

Step 2: Adapt and Send this Sample Letter

Step 3: Alert friends, allies and everyone in your network to do the same! Click here for the full toolkit.

Orlando Castro and class at Fairview Middle School Gonzales


“We need to be messengers of the social mission of the arts.”
~ Prof. José Antonio Abreu, Founder, El Sistema, TED Award, 2009






Please view Arts Council spearheads drive for music/art education for more details. The Salinas Californian, by Joe Truskot 

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    Support the arts in your community by donating to the Arts Council for Monterey County today. All donations are fully tax-deductible.

    Or send your check payable to: Arts Council for Monterey County, PO Box 7495, Carmel, CA 93921
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    Sunset Center Room 5
    San Carlos at 8th St.
    Carmel, CA 93923

    MAIL: PO Box 7495, Carmel, CA 93921