Musical Workshops to Help Homeless


One of the new ways to tackle homelessness is through musical workshops. The Intersections, a multi-cultural, multi-faith advocacy group, recently held a workshop in New York City hosted by the Coalition for the Homeless.

The workshop's goal is "finding peace of mind through music" using music to help the homeless. The workshop also addresses a deeper, but lesser-known factor of homeless people - their self-esteem.


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Federal Programs Related to - Music

Programs that provide activities including performances of classical, jazz, folk or rock music or other types of musical productions, music competitions, and workshops and other educational programs featuring music.

African Music Performances; Band Programs; Bands; Barbershop Quartets; Brazilian Music Performances; Celtic Music Performances; Chamber Music Programs; Chorus; Community Bands; Drum & Bugle Corps.; Folk Music; Improvisational Music; Marching Bands; Music Competitions; Reggae Music Performances; Music Appreciation Programs that offer classes which teach the history and fundamentals of music. Music Theory; Music Theory & Composition

    Federal Programs Related to - Music Instruction

    Programs that provide classes or individual lessons for people who want to learn or perfect their ability to play a musical instrument, write music compositions, and/or sing. Banjo Lessons; Cello Lessons; Clarinet Lessons; Drum Lessons; Ear Training; Flute Lessons; French Horn Lessons; Guitar Lessons; Harp lessons; Mandolin Lessons; Music Education; Music Lessons; Musical Composition Instruction; Musical Instrument Instruction; Oboe Lessons; Organ Lessons; Piano Lessons; Piccolo Lessons; Saxophone Lessons; Singing Lessons; Suzuki Method; Trombone lessons; Trumpet lessons; Tuba Lessons; Viola Lessons; Violin lessons; Voice Instruction; Voice Lessons

      Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

      Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.




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