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Why Music Education?

It doesn’t take much time or web browsing to find multiple answers to that question. I can point you to many sites that have accumulated the data, such as NAMM.org, NAME.org and Daddario.com.  Besides being fun, which should be all the reason you need; there are many specialists that have proven numerous benefits to be enjoyed by young students of music.  To list them all here I would most likely lose your interest but you should know that brain development of the music student prepares them for increased language development, enhanced reading and math skills, better listening capacity and more academic achievements. But did you know that manual dexterity is improved with instrument playing? How about physical stamina and endurance?  You may have heard people say that arts enrich your life.  Many cultures don’t consider their children’s educations complete without music in it.

I think that one of the best reasons that I heard a mother give her son for taking music lessons was that as a musician he would be the most popular guy in the room.

Which reason to study music works for you?

Kids Rock Free in Corona to host Music & Pub Crawl

Music & Pub Crawl to benefit Kids Rock Free® School of Music

Changing kids’ lives one note at a time

 

The first Endless Summer Music & Pub Crawl will support music education for kids in Corona and surrounding communities.  Bring your friends and enjoy the fun at the Dos Lagos participating restaurants that are generously helping Kids Rock Free® School of Music raise funds for this important community benefit.

On August 26th, pre-registered crawlers will check-in at Vino Veritas and be ushered in groups between the excellent restaurants/pubs. Other invited sites include Miguel’s, Taps, Stone Church Brewing, Citrus City Grille and Live from Memphis.  Along the way Crawlers will enjoy low-priced specialty drinks, complimentary small bites, raffles and live music, of course!  Everyone will end the evening at Live From Memphis for more music, refreshments and prizes.

 

To attend the Endless Summer Music & Pub Crawl you may purchase tickets from www.Purplepass.com/KidsRockFree or at the Kids Rock Free® Corona Civic Center site at 815 W. 6th St. #220.  Go to www.KidsRockFree.org or call us at 951-735-2440 for more information or to order tickets.  Crawler tickets are $25, they’re limited and going fast.  There is a ‘No Worries’ Crawl Package for $35 for first-time Uber users, only, that includes a $20 Uber certificate.  No driving, no worries, all fun!

Sponsorship packages allow a business or group to form their own crawl group and name it! Other benefits for sponsors apply.  Endless Summer raffle items will include “Evening Out” music and event packages comprising restaurant gift cards paired with tickets from Fox Theater or sporting events, etc.  Get your raffle tickets early; winners will be announced at the end of the Music & Pub Crawl.

Kids Rock Free® is a nonprofit community music school that provides over 300 kids a week with FREE and low-cost music instruction. These children are our future and they are relying on community support to keep them ROCKING. Music education teaches many skills and increases creativity, listening skills and self-confidence, qualities that will take our kids far.  Since the opening in 1998, we have believed “In a perfect world…Kids Rock Free!” Please help us keep the magic going.PubCrawl_Flyer USE!!! jpeg

GIVEBIG BEGINS!

Over the summer, our drum instructor Henry Rodriguez worked on a special duet with his student Matt. We want to share the music with you now, so that you in turn will share with someone else. This video is just a taste of what we do to develop passionate musicians here at Fender® Center for the Performing Arts.

While you probably know that Kids Rock Free® is a low cost music school, what you may not know is that we also offer scholarships to families with a financial need.

This November, help us keep sharing the music with the kids in our community. November 13 is GiveBig Day. Every $10 donation given will go to our Kids Rock Free program and help us qualify for additional gifts that will provide more access to music ed.

Give BIG Riverside County is a 24-hour web-a-thon that raises much needed funds for local nonprofits. Over the past three years, local Give BIG events raised over $1.4 million dollars for Riverside and San Bernardino County charities improving the lives of local residents!

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